Shillong, March 30: State owned telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced new value added services under the Next Generation Network (NGN). It is to be noted that the NGN is one network which transport all the information and services under one platform.
The new VAS introduced includes the All India IP Centrex, Multimedia Audio/Video conferencing and the fixed mobile telephony. Under this new VAS, a user can set up closed user group across the country with both fixed line and mobile users of BSNL as members of the group and Audio/Video conferencing can be done PAN India with 30 users.
The introduction of the fixed mobile telephony, allows the customer to make mobility incoming and outgoing calls using his NGN landline number just by installing a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) application in his Smartphone mobile handset or in the laptop.
P G Nirmal, General Manager Telecom, District Meghalaya informed that under the NGN Phase I rolled out, 4000 lines capacity exchange has been commissioned from the Shillong Main Telephone Exchange and further expansion is planned under Phase II.
He also added that BSNL Meghalaya has introduced a new service where the customer who wants to take a new landline/broadband/FTTH connection will need to give a missed call to 9485145678 and the BSNL personnel would call back and do the needful and also on the same number, the public can speak directly to the General Manager on all working Wednesdays between 3pm and 4pm.