Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, nation’s solely authorised service supplier for satellite phone services, launched the Global Satellite Phone Service (GSPS) right here on Saturday.
In a easy perform, Deputy General Manager (Enterprise Business), Tamil Nadu Circle, BSNL, S. Elangovan, and Assistant General Manager (Enterprise Business), Narayanan, launched the service and defined the salient options of BSNL’s GSPS to the fishermen for whom the revolutionary communication gadget would turn out to be useful as they apply multiday deep-sea keep fishing.
Mr. Elangovan stated the BSNL’s satellite-based cellular phone service supplies voice name and SMS facility utilizing satellite communication with none cellular community or any sign from a cellular tower and retains the consumer linked within the remotest nook by means of direct linkage with the satellite.
A SIM card having distinctive cellular quantity is allotted for this service and can cowl your entire nation, together with unique financial zones.
“The service can be availed outside India also on roaming basis,” Mr. Elangovan stated.
Apart from world protection, BSNL satellite phone supplies location-based services like monitoring facility, GPS location, emergency alert and many others.
“Once the text message is sent during an emergency, the GPS will coordinate the user’s current location to one or more recipients automatically, which will enable the rescue operation easier. In a critical situation, the ‘assistance’ button allows the user to send text messages to predefined numbers and voice call to a predefined number automatically,” Mr. Elangovan stated.
He stated the reliable connectivity, high-quality voice, rugged design, incoming name alerts, prolonged battery capability of eight hours speak time and 100 hours standby, inside speakerphone, Bluetooth, light-weight and many others. are a number of the key options of the satellite phone.
“Though this phone will be immensely useful for fishermen of Thoothukudi district, especially the fishermen practising multiday deep-sea fishing, it can also be used for relief and rescue operations during natural disasters that would usually hit other communication modes,” Mr. Elangovan famous.
A gaggle of fishermen from Tharuvaikulam, having 125 mechanised boats participated within the occasion.
Assistant General Manager (Sales) L. Vijayalakshmi and Sub-Divisional Engineer (Marketing) Eskalin have been current.