BSNL will launch Personalised Ring Back Tones for landlines soon. Broadband would be commissioned in all exchange areas by March 31, 2009. Wi-Max is planned in 17 sub-urban and rural exchanges and would be commissioned during 2009-2010.All exchange systems are connected through Optic Fibre network. Principal General Manager of BSNL, A. Shajahan, General Manager (Operations) G. Muralidharan, Deputy General Managers Jacob Francis (Planning), D. Porpathasekaran (Marketing), S. Karthikeyan (Finance) attended the meeting.
Dec 19, 2008
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Coimbatore, has lined up a slew of launches during the first quarter of 2009, which would include 3G mobile and IPTV service (cable TV on broadband). BSNL officials told reporters at the BSNL Expo here on Wednesday that the company was ready with the logistics and content providers. The nature of content in terms of the number of channel and the monthly tariff were being finalised. Before March IPTV (Internet Television) would be made available. BSNL would provide the Set Top Boxes (STBs). BSNL would launch 3G mobile services in Coimbatore and Tirupur (first in the State) with a capacity of 90,000 lines. A total of 250 additional towers were planned for this purpose.