Correspondent

VIZIANAGARAM: P.V.V.V. Prasada Rao, general manager (Marketing and Sales), A.P. Telecom Circle, Hyderabad, inaugurated ‘Udaan’ project here on Wednesday.

K. Neelayya, General Manager, Vizianagaram Telecom District, B. Krishna Sharma, General Manager, Srikakulam Telecom District and others were present.

Addressing a press conference, Mr. Prasada Rao said Vizianagaram was among five districts (Eluru, Ranga Reddy, Srikakulam and Nellore) where the project was inaugurated. It would be inaugurated in Nizamabad, Khammam and Vijayawada next week. He said that the objective of the project was to improve the customer base of land line/WLL/Internet, broadband connections and value-added services relating to fixed line network.

A toll free service 1991/1591 was provided in addition to 230700, SMS service to 54141 and BSNL portal ( www.bsnl.co.in) for enquiry/ registration. A sales team of Udaan was constituted for quick delivery of services and they would be given incentives, he said.

Discount

Mr. Neelayya said that 20 per cent discount on broadband connection was being offered to students for three months from December 1, 2009.