State-run telecom operator BSNL today launched mobile security value added service that will allow its customers to track location of their lost mobile phones, remotely lock the device and erase data, among others. BSNL is offering the solution, Msecure, in association with Beyond Evolution. Also Read - BSNL Rs 197 prepaid plan introduced, 4 prepaid plans discontinued
“Through Msecure solution user can remotely manage data contained in his or her lost mobile handset,” BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility Anupam Shrivastava said in a statement. Also Read - Airtel gains most mobile subscribers in January 2021 when compared to Jio, Vi: TRAI
The application will also provides complete call log details of the lost mobile at pre-determined intervals to emergency number fed in the mobile. Through the application, user will be able to remotely lock device, erase data and track location of the lost device. Also Read - BSNL Rs 399 prepaid plan offers more validity than Jio, Airtel, Vi: All 4 plans compared
The application will send the location details through SMS to the emergency number. The application also allows a user to remotely raise an alarm on the lost or misplaced device. “Security of mobile handsets has become a cause for concern owing to important data stored in it. Loss or theft may leads to unauthorized access and possible misuse of such data,” BSNL said.