State-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) said that it has installed 54000 towers during 2018-2019, which is higher than the combined figures of the previous 3 years.
BSNL has also started installing 4G towers during the financial year 2018-2019 and has installed around 5,340 4G towers till April-2019.
“Subscribers have welcomed the network expansion and attractive plans offered by joining BSNL and leaving other operators in large numbers,” BSNL said in a statement.
During the year 2018-2019, more than 50 lakh subscribers have ported their number to BSNL from other operators, utilizing the MNP facility.
BSNL is one of the two operators showing net addition of more than 9 lacs subscribers, during February 2019, as per latest TRAI report.
“BSNL is committed to offer excellent services at affordable price to its subscribers,” Sheetla Prasad, Director (CM), BSNL said.
Recently BSNL has also offered Eros Now premium subscription free of cost with unlimited movies and exclusive video series to its consumers of select STV/plans of Rs.78, Rs.98 and Rs.298.