BSNL Mobile

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BSNL Mobile
State-owned enterprise
Industry Telecommunications
Founded October 2000 (2000-10)
Headquarters New Delhi, India
Area served
Services Mobile telephony
Wireless broadband
Revenue Increase 351,820 million (2010)[1]
Profit Increase ₹99,390 million (2010)[1][dead link]
Total assets Increase ₹630,000 million (2010)[1][dead link]
Members 8.13 crore [2] (2014)
Number of employees
281,635 (December 2010)[3]
Parent Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Website BSNL mobile

BSNL Mobile (formerly CellOne) is an Indian mobile network operator, operated by the public enterprise BSNL. It provides both pre-paid and post-paid mobile services as well as many value added services.[4] BSNL Mobile has a pan-India presence with presence in all the 21 telecom circles in India. BSNL Mobile provides all of India with roaming access, including Delhi and Mumbai, and International roaming access to more than 300 networks across the world.

The company's CellOne network (GSM/GPRS) was launched in late 2002 and has coverage in major cities and towns and more places are being covered. BSNL Mobile offers both GSM as well as CDMA prepaid and postpaid services. CellOne was renamed BSNL Mobile in 2007.


  1. ^ a b c "About Us". Archived from the original on August 17, 2011. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mobile subscriber base now all time high at 97 crore". Retrieved 2015-02-08. 
  3. ^ "Staff". Archived from the original on May 2, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "BSNL's share in mobile business dips to single digit". Times of India. Retrieved 28 August 2015.