Fixed mobile telephony service from BSNL
- App-based service similar to basic landline
Hyderabad: Anupam Srivastava, CMD, BSNL, inaugurated Limited Fixed Mobile Telephony (LFMT) service in Hyderabad on Tuesday. This service is first of its kind in Telecom Sector in India. LFMT service is an App-based service, similar to basic landline service. This is a unique service, provided by BSNL only.
A customer can use his mobile phone for making and receiving land line calls without getting charged to his mobile number account. This is like extension of cordless phone service on the smart phones. This service can be availed as add- on service for existing BSNL customers having BSNL Broadband / FTTH or new customer opting for BSNL Broadband FTTH. Separate telephone number will be provided to customers to avail this service.
The customer will have to download Apps. Like zioper / bsnlsip in their mobile for making the calls. The tariff for on net calls, i.e., within BSNL network (for both landline and mobile), is Rs. 1 per minute. For off net calls, out of BSNL (for both land line and mobile), it is Rs. 1.20 per minute. The advantage of LFMT service is that the customers can use their smart phones like land phones in their residences / offices. Customers can get landline facilities without having landlines. The contacts and logs stored in the smart phones can be used for making calls. The service is useful for better voice quality, where mobile signal is poor. –NSS