BSNL signs pacts with Facebook, MobiKwik

State-owned telecom operator BSNL has inked a clutch of agreements with Facebook and MobiKwik as its looks to popularize the internet and its value added services among customers.

The pacts were signed to commemorate the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (17 May). Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Facebook, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will provide connectivity for the social network’s ‘Express Wi-Fi Program’. 
Facebook, through the Express Wi-Fi service, offers internet facility via public hotspots to users in rural parts of the country, in partnership with telecom operators. Under another MoU, the BSNL company will work with digital payments firm Mobikwik to co-create a BSNL mobile wallet to facilitate payment for its products and services. The third MoU of BSNL with Disney India will provide premium online gaming services to mobile customers of the telecom operator.
Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • Director of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is Shri Anupam Shrivastava
  • Founder of Facebook is Mark Zuckerberg
  • Founder of Mobikwik is Bipin Preet Singh.
Source- The Hindu
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