BSNL has decided to increase Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps [ Current Affairs ]

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About BSNL: BSNL stands for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited. It is an Indian state owned telecommunication company. It’s headquarter is in New Delhi, India. It was founded in 15th September 2000.

  • It provides fixed telephony, largest broadband services with more than 60 % Market share, and fifth largest mobile telephony provider in India.
  • BSNL’s chairman and MD is Anupam Shrivastava.

About improvement in Broadband speed:

  • BSNL has decided to increase Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps in the country.
  • It was announced by Union Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at a function held in Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • The speed will be at no additional cost for all its existing Broadband customers from 1st October 2015 from existing speed plans of 512 Kbps & 1 Mbps.
  • BSNL is also going to provide free night calling services from its landline to all operator networks and free incoming roaming services for its mobile customers.

- Published on: September 8, 2015