BSNL partners with YuppTV to roll-out Bharat AirFibre services in South Zone

MUMBAI: Government-owned telecom operator BSNL has rolled out Bharat AirFibre services in the South Zone on 22nd January in the village Veenavanka, Karimnagar District, Telangana, doing a live-video Conferencing with the villagers.

YuppTV, a global leader in South-Asian OTT content, is working with BSNL to facilitate brand’s plan of offering triple-play services to BSNL customers and rural Indians.

Announcing the open policy for Bharat AirFibre business partnership model, BSNL’s brand for radio-based high-speed broadband services, BSNL Director CFA Vivek Banzal expressed his delight in enabling a framework for rural homes with high-speed broadband services.

“Leveraging the potential of un-licensed radio spectrum and encouraging our partners to deliver good internet services in the rural homes has been a very high priority agenda with us and we are happy to announce that a very encouraging open policy has been framed for village level entrepreneurs to join hands with BSNL in delivering radio-based broad band service in rural homes. We are committed to invest in improving service quality and service portfolio to improve customer satisfaction and revenues for the organization,” he said.

Last year, YuppTV and BSNL had signed a memorandum of understanding to offer bundled content to the subscribers of the telecom operator. Subsequently, BSNL has already started triple-play services in tandem with YuppTV, giving voice, data and TV services in select circles.

With over 10 glorious years of expertise in streaming Live and VOD content for a wide-ranging audience across the globe, YuppTV is a force to reckon in video and technology services, riding on the back of a wealth of content in Indian local languages.

Commenting on the latest roll-out, YuppTV Founder & CEO Uday Reddy said, “In tandem with BSNL, we have taken up a highly aspirational project, one that will play a significant role in the next phase of digitisation in India. While BSNL has enabled one’s access to high-speed internet in rural India, at YuppTV, we have taken up the task of offering the most diversified content to our key users that entertains and educates. We are excited about the nationwide rollout commencing with the South Zone and look forward to an affirmative response.”

After the successful completion of the VRS process, BSNL is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring delivery of a reliable telecom service in rural areas. With the announcement, BSNL’s core network maintained in-house and BSNL business partners like YuppTV that maintain last-mile to the customer will have access to the right business model in delivering quality services to the customers. With the roll-out of Bharat Fibre services to urban and rural homes, BSNL has experienced a very satisfying response and expects a better response in radio-based technology adoption.

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