Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) – India’s largest fixed line operator today announced the revision in charges for external shifting and name transfer charges for Voice & Broadband services under CFA (Consumer Fixed Access) segment. As per the latest information, revised shifting charges for landline telephone connection (provided through Copper cable) is Rs 250/- per shift.
For broadband connection (provided via Copper cable), the same shifting charge of Rs 250/- is applicable for shifting of existing broadband line to a new location. Customers may also shift their existing Bharat Fiber (BSNL FTTH) or Bharat Air Fibre or BBoWiFi (Broadband over WiFi) connection to a new location by paying revised shifting charges of Rs 500/- per shift. Revised Name Transfer charges under Copper / Bharat Fibre / Bharat AirFibre / BBoWiFi connection category is Rs 250/- only.
Revised Shifting & Name Transfer Charges for BSNL Landline, Broadband, Bharat Fiber (FTTH), Bharat Air Fibre & BBoWiFi Services
(Applicable from 09-12-2020 onwards across all telecom circles)
|Sl No||Name of Service||Charges in Rs|
|1||External Shifting of Voice/Broadband connection (LL/Standalone/Combo) under Cu category as per feasibility|
250/- per external shift
|2||External Shifting of Voice/Broadband connection (LL/Standalone/Combo) under Fibre category as per feasibility|
500/- per external shift
|3||External Shifting of Voice/Broadband connection (LL/Standalone/Combo) under BBoWiFi, Bharat Air Fibre category as per feasibility|
500/- per external shift
|4||Name Transfer under Cu/Fibre/BBoWiFi/Bharat Air Fibre connection category|
250/- per occasion
Note: For shifting of standalone connections i.e., for Landline and Broadband, shifting charges will be
applicable separately for Landline and Broadband.
The shifting of above services will be allowed only to the places where service is being provided by BSNL. No
shifting will be possible if the services are not available at the new location where shifting is required to be
implemented. No commission/revenue share is payable to BSNL authorized franchisee / TIPs / Partners from above external shifting charges. These instructions shall be implemented with immediate effect on regular basis in all the circles.
Shifting of BSNL Landline / Broadband / Bharat Fibre (FTTH) / Bharat Air Fibre / BBoWiFi Connection
External Shifting : To shift existing BSNL telephone connection to a new location, customer is required to submit the prescribed application form in nearest BSNL Customer Service Centre (BSNL CSC). Normally, Shifts are of the following types:-
1. Within the same exchange area
2. From one exchange area to another exchange area in Multi-Exchange areas
3. All India Shift
Eligibility for shifts : The telephone is eligible for shift if, either Registration Date of initial application for the telephone connection required to be shifted falls within the release period
of concerned category pertaining to the exchange to which it is required to be shifted.
If the telephone has been working for at least 18 months in case of Non-OYT Registration Category and 6 months for OYT
Registration Category. In case of non-fulfillment of any of the above criteria, the telephone will be kept in safe custody and will be shifted as and when
the above criteria is met.
The subscriber shall himself carry telephone instruments / accessories to the new installation address. The phone will be shifted to new place with existing facilities. Any required change may be made at the new address after
installation of the phone.
Name Transfer of BSNL Landline / Broadband / Bharat Fibre (FTTH) / Bharat Air Fibre / BBoWiFi Connection
Third party transfer of BSNL telephone is permitted after issue of first bill without any pre condition. In absence of demand from a legal heir(s), name can be changed to any person who has bonafide existence at the same premises. However, the customer should submit prescribed application form along with all supporting documents at nearest BSNL Customer Service Center (BSNL CSC).
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