BSNL launches India’s first internet telephony service Wings
The registration for BSNL internet telephony service start s this week and the services will be activated from July 25 onwards
New Delhi: State-run telecom firm BSNL on Wednesday unveiled first internet telephony service in the country that will allow users to dial any telephone number in India through its mobile app Wings’. Now BSNL customers will be able to make calls using the company’s mobile app Wings to any phone number in the country. Before this, phone calls on mobile apps was possible within users of a particular app and not on telephone numbers.
“In present competitive environment, increase in market share by BSNL is laudable. I congratulate BSNL management for internet telephony which will enable consumers to make call without SIM,” Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said, after inaugurating the BSNL service.
A glimpse of the launch ceremony of BSNL"s revolutionary Internet Telephony Service, Wings, by Hon"ble MoSC (I/C) Shri @manojsinhabjp in the august presence of @CMDBSNL and @Secretary_DoT. In his address, 1/2 pic.twitter.com/Ltk1j868XM— BSNL India (@BSNLCorporate) July 11, 2018
Using this service, BSNL customers will be able to make calls on any network in the country even by using BSNL Wi-Fi or any other service provider. Telecom Commission, highest-decision making body of the Department of Telecom, had allowed companies who hold valid telecom licence, to provide app-based calling service even by using WiFi connection.
The telecom service provider will be required to comply with all the interception and monitoring related requirements and calls will be charged by telecom operators and all rules related to normal calls will be applicable on them.
The registration for this service will start this week and the services will be activated from July 25 onwards.
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