Public sector telecom major BSNL enjoys number one market position with 1.8 crore landline and broadband connections which amounts to 65 percent market share, a company official said. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
“At present a total of 2.8 core landline and broadband users exist in the country and among them BSNL’s share is 1.8 crore, which is 65 percent of the total market share,” BSNL’s Madhya Pradesh Circle Chief General Manager, N K Yadav told reporters. During the current financial year, the company expects an increase of 25 percent in broadband connections across the country, he said. Also Read - BSNL launches a new cheap Rs 499 broadband plan to take on Airtel Xtreme, JioFiber
He said that the government considers broadband connectivity as an important aspect for infrastructure development specially in transforming education, health, governance, trade and commerce areas. In order to providing seamless connectivity to rising numbers of internet users, BSNL has decided to maximize use of optical fiber cables, he said. Also Read - BSNL offers 100 minutes free calling with select plans to aid COVID-19, Cyclone Tauktae affected users
Yadav also launched a new combo plan for Internet users in Bhopal and Indore circles.