Yatris enjoy 24×7 phone signal: BSNL

Srinagar:  Admitting that Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) incurred financial losses during the recent crisis in North Kashmir’s Sopore town, the Nigam General Manager Mr Aggarwal Wednesday said that every year the Government of India sends special directions to Nigam in Kashmir to provide each and every facility and option with regard to communication network to the Amarnath Yatri’s.

Addressing a press conference in connection with the ‘Digital India Week’, the General Manager said that the ultimate motive of the BSNL is to provide up to the mark services to its millions of pre-and post paid subscribers. “We have made National Roaming free and night calling on our landlines has been made free for any network in India,” he said.

Aggarwal according to CNS said that in addition to 2G services at all stations en-route Amarnath Cave 3G services have also been introduced at various stations in connection with Amarnath Yatra. “ Optical Fibre Connectivity, V-SAT as alternate media and other Satellite Phones have also been installed for providing uninterrupted telecom services during the Yatra period,” he said.

When asked how BSNL will ensure hassle free network to Amarnth Yatri’s when it is not able to provide satisfactory service to its subscribers residing in urban areas, Geneal Manager said that in coming day’s subscribers will not complaint about bad or dissatisfied services as the Nigam has decided to put everything in making the network efficient and operational. 

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