Trends: Capital Advisor’s Impact On the Indian Telecom Industry

by Vinaya HS on May 23, 2012

in Finance

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Some time last year, I decided to ditch my BSNL Broadband Connection in favor of one from Airtel. I wrote a detailed DIY post on how to surrender and close your BSNL broadband connection. Here are some interesting statistics on how many readers have downloaded my “connection surrender request letter” template –

Image showing download statistics for my bsnl broadband connection closure letter template

Data as on 06-May-2012 @ 17:10 IST.

What a pity. There’s no way to measure this impact on BSNL’s Balance Sheet / P & L.




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Rakesh May 23, 2012 at 7:54 PM

@Vinaya,

Wow, amazing, 4500+ readers. Even if 2000 readers would have actually closed their connection and would have a monthly plan of Rs. 500 it would be a loss of Rs. 10 lakhs to BSNL every month.

Great work… Way to go…………

Rakesh

Vinaya H S May 24, 2012 at 8:59 AM

@Rakesh –

He he he… :-)

Girish May 24, 2012 at 2:41 PM

Hi Vinaya,
Thanks for this blog.
My BSNL broadband bandwidth is a misery.
From last month it is below 500 kbps (Supposed to be 2 mbps).
So downlaoded the forms…
Need to submit before the begining of the next billing cycle before the bill date
and get this connection disconnected.
Which plan of airtel have u opted and how is it?
Thanks,
Girish

Vinaya H S May 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

@Girish –

I have the 2 Mbps plan with a 5 GB data cap per month. Planning to upgrade to 4 Mbps.

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