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BSNL Tamil Nadu Announces Choose Your Mobile Number Scheme

December 27 2011 By prabhu|Industry News, Mobile Operators, Location Based Services

State operated Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) introduced a new scheme called Choose Your Mobile Number for the prospective customers to choose from the entire pool of about one lakh numbers. This is the scheme to sell the pre-paid mobile connections with the circle Chennai and Tamil Nadu. Earlier, when the scheme was introduced in Andhra Pradesh over 120,000 numbers were sold with in a month period. Anticipating the same, they have decided to launch the scheme all over the country to sell 20 lakh new GSM numbers.

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Here is the process to

CHOOSE THE NUMBER THROUGH INTERNET:


  • The process allows a customer a large range of numbers to choose from.

  • Customer can visit www.chennai.bsnl.co.in and select the numbers of his choice.

  • After the number selection a dialog box will open in which customer has to enter

  • his mobile number.

  • In turn customer will get a 7 digit PIN Number on his mobile as well in the

  • website.

  • Customer need to input the 7 digit PIN in the web site for confirming the selection

  • of the mobile number.

  • Now the selection of his choice of mobile number gets completed.

  • The PIN will be valid for 72 Hrs.

  • Now the customer is free to approach Nearest CSC/Franchisee and inform him the mobile number and the PIN received to get the selected choice of number across the counter by submitting the required documents.

  • A Customer can choose only one mobile number per day.


CHOOSE THE NUMBER THROUGH SMS:

  • Customer should send a SMS through his mobile to the designated short code

  • 53734 for BSNL mobile and 9400012345 for others.

  • SMS Format: NLISTAbbreviated circle code (CHN) 1-5 digits (ending with choice digits 1-5) Ex: NLISTCHN00275

  • The customer will get up to 10 numbers for his choice and allowed to select one among them within 30 minutes.

  • The customer can reserve the number by sending the following SMS to 53734 for BSNL mobile and 9400012345 for others.

  • CONFSelected GSM Number

  • If confirmed customer will get a 7 digit PIN Number. If not customer will get the non availability of chosen GSM Number.

  • This PIN is also valid for 72 Hrs.

  • Now the customer is free to approach Nearest CSC/Franchisee and inform him the mobile number and the PIN received to get the selected choice of number across the counter by submitting the required documents.


CHOOSE THE NUMBER BY FRANCHEE/RETAILER –through CTOPUP:

  • FRANCHEE/RETAILER can send an SMS to the designated short code through his CTOPOP Mobile number

  • NLISTAbbreviated circle code (CHN) 1-5 digits (ending with choice digits 1-5)

  • Ex: NLISTCHN00275

  • Franchisee/Retailer will get 20 numbers for his choice and allowed to select one among them at time.

  • This list of numbers will be available to that franchisee/retailer for 4 Hrs so that they can release these numbers to the customer as per choice.

  • Once the number is selected, he has to give a confirmation by sending SMS to 53734 as follows.

  • CONFSelected GSM Number

  • If confirmed customer will get a 7 digit PIN Number. If not customer will get the non availability of chosen GSM Number.

  • For activation Franchisee/Retailer should send the following SMS to 53734

  • ENER Last seven digits of SIM NumberPIN/GSM (Ex: ENER 2536471 8262496)


To know more about the scheme details, please visit www.chennai.bsnl.co.in or reach the nearest BSNL office.

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