Srinagar: State owned telecommunication company BSNL on Wednesday said that it has launched its Internet Telephony Service with brand name “Wings”. The connections will be made available from 1 August this year on the first-come-first-serve basis.
Addressing media persons here, Chief General Manager BSNL HK Varma said that the customers can enjoy unlimited audio or video calls for a year by paying a one-time activation fee of Rs 1,099.
“At present, voice calls can be made through mobile apps to users of the same app, as in case of, say, WhatsApp,” he said.
He added that customers will be able to make calls to numbers in India using Wings app even from abroad. “The app can be activated using internet anywhere in the world and calls can be made. The fee of Rs 1,099 includes unlimited calling within India,” Varma said announcing that the registration for Wings are open.
“Areas where mobile coverage is not good but internet is available by any other means including Wi-Fi, the Wings service riding on internet service of any operator will allow customer to make or receive calls,” he said.
He said BSNL is also ready to launch prepaid landline services by the end of July 2018 for the customers on thr state of art technology using next generation network (NGN).
He said that benefits of prepaid landline would offer customers to ‘pay as per-use’ basis without installation, registration or rental charges. (CNS)