BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) on Friday announced 1GB free data.
BSNL 1GB data to its non-internet users:
Major state own telecom operator will start offering free data to the users. In this offer 1GB free data for the smartphone users not using BSNL GSM services.
Already a few days ago offered 2GB of 3G data every day and unlimited calling its network to counter Jio. This offer is also an attempt to counter Reliance Jio's running Offers.
“On the pan-India basis, BSNL offers 1 GB free data for the smartphone users who are not using BSNL GSM data services. The intention of this offer is to promote a number of internet users in BSNL network,” said in a statement, according to PTI.
Aadhaar mandatory for mobile connections:
If you don't have Aadhaar card then must apply for as soon as possible. As per supreme court, last month order government has announced that Aadhaar mandatory for the mobile phone number. Also as per Department of Telecom has announced that all telecom operators must re-verify all existing mobile number subscribers through Aadhaar based EKYC process.
In this process, operators need to send a "Verification code" to the number. Before start the primary KYC process, user show the code to verify that SIM card is physically available to the subscriber.
Dot has also said that this full KYC process must complete within a year.
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