Happy news to thousands of BSNL Mobile Customers as the state run PSU has announced the launch of BSNL 4G Mobile Services at 62 tower locations in Malappuram district in Kerala.
Initially, BSNL will be launching 4G LTE services on 26th September 2020 at Malappuram. Later on 1st October 2020 – on BSNL formation day, the services will be extended to 62 more tower locations which include – Manjeri, Kondotty, Edavanna, Thiruvaly etc.
Proposed BSNL 4G Coverage Areas in Malappuram District
BSNL 4G service will be available on the National Highway from Pulikkal to Koottilangadi, on the State Highway from Malappuram to Mampad and from Manjeri to Wandoor – Pandikkad.
BSNL 4G SIM upgradation
BSNL customers who are currently using data need to upgrade their existing SIM card to BSNL 4G SIM card. The facility for 4G SIM up-gradation will be available at all BSNL Customer Service Centers and retailer outlets in Malappuram District.
Cost of BSNL 4G up-gradation SIM card
BSNL is issuing free 4G SIM cards in those areas where BSNL 4G network is being rolled out. This Free 4G SIM up-gradation scheme is valid till 31-03-2021 in all telecom circle all over India.
Customers having 4G mobile handset may change their network mode to LTE Preferred or LTE / 3G / 2G (Auto) mode. Dual SIM smartphone users are advised to put BSNL 4G SIM card in slot-1 for uninterrupted ultra fast 4G mobile internet services from BSNL. The PSU will be using the LTE Band – 1 (2100 Mhz) for it’s 4G LTE services.
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How to check your mobile handset compatible with BSNL 4G ?
Customers can check whether their mobile handset is compatible for BSNL 4G Mobile Services through SMS.
Step 1: First, find the IMEI Number of your Mobile handset by typing *#06# in dial pad. You will get 15 digit IMEI number, If two IMEI numbers you are getting displayed, use the first one only.
Step 2: Send SMS as KYM <IMEI Number> to 14422
You must send the text message without space and brackets from your Mobile Handset with above syntax. Immediately you will get a reply to check for BSNL 4G compatibility of your mobile handset.
Step 3: If the reply contains ‘LTE FDD Band 1’ then your mobile handset is compatible to BSNL 4G services.
How to activate BSNL VoLTE Service on your number?
BSNL Mobile customers (both prepaid and postpaid) can activate the VoLTE services on their 4G enabled smartphones by texting ‘ACT VOLTE’ to 53733. Once it is done, the services will be activated in 24 hours.
Whether I can use my old SIM card (BSNL 3G / BSNL 2G) to access BSNL 4G and BSNL 4G VoLTE?
No. Existing BSNL mobile customers need to change their old SIM card with BSNL 4G enabled SIM card from nearest BSNL Customer Service Center (BSNL CSC) or Retailer Shop. BSNL will be offering Free 4G upgrade SIM to customers in those areas where network up-gradation is being done.
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Customers can activate any Unlimited Data Plan on their BSNL 4G number as 4G network consumes more data. Recently, BSNL launched many attractive unlimited prepaid mobile plans which offer Unlimited Data, Voice Calls & SMS benefits. Check latest BSNL prepaid mobile plans below:-
- BSNL Prepaid Mobile Plans with Unlimited Data & Voice Calls
- BSNL Prepaid Mobile Data STVs (4G / 3G / 2G)
- BSNL Prepaid Combo STVs
- BSNL 4G / 3G Configuration (APN) Setting
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