BSNL to team up with Lava,to launch affordable phone

BSNL to team up with Lava, Micromax to launch affordable feature phone



NEW DELHI: State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is partnering with homegrown mobile device makers— Lava and Micromax— to unveil co-branded feature phones at a close to Rs 2,000 price point with bundled freebies in October.
Our strategy is away from procurement. We are trying to come up with our own bundled phone equipments and in about a month time, you will see co-branded feature phones with various manufactures will come," BSNL chairman Anupam Shrivastava told .
The price point of upcoming feature phones, according to the top executive is currently being worked out together with partners, and added that it would be very close to Rs 2,000 with free calling facility