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History And Growth

History of Telecommunication in Kerala

Telegraph communication was invented by David Morse in 1838 in USA. Kerala had its first Telegraph offices at Trivandrum, Quilon and Alleppey in 1864. By 1947 almost all the District Head Quarters in Kerala State ,Cochin State and Old Malabar had combined Post and Telegraph offices. Graham Bell invented Voice communication in 1875 ,it came to India in 1890 and in Kerala in 1923 at Cochin with 100 line C B exchange followed by Calicut.

In Kerala,Trivandrum had the first Telephone exchange,a 10 Line Magneto Exchange in 1930 managed by the Travancore State Electricity Department .By 1947 we had about 2500 telephones in the entire WestCoast. We had automatic exchanges in 1930 . By 1950 New Auto Exchanges were installed at Quilon, Kottayam and Alleppey.In 1950-'51 Travancore Telephone System was integrated with the Indian Post and Telegraph Department.

Kerala Telecommunication detached from Postal Department in 1974 and Kerala Telecommunication Circle was formed with Head Quarters at Trivandrum. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. was incorporated on 15th september 2000 . It took over the business of providing of telecom services and network management from the erstwhile Central Government Departments of Telecom Services (DTS) and Telecom Operations (DTO), with effect from 1st October 2000 on going concern basis.It is one of the largest & leading public sector units providing comprehensive range of telecom services in India.Now BSNL is providing various telecommunication services such as Landline,CDMA mobile, GSM mobile, Internet, Broadband, Carrier service, MPLS-VPN, VSAT, VoIP, IN Services, FTTH,WiMax,WiFi Hotspots etc.

BSNL is one of major service provider in its license area. The company offers wide ranging & most transparent tariff schemes designed to suit every customer. The company has vast experience in planning, installation, network integration & maintenance of switching & transmission networks.


BSNL introduced Internet Telephony with Brand name 'BSNL Wings' on July 2018.

BSNL launched Prepaid International Roaming.

BSNL launched 4G Services on February 2018 at Idukki,Udumbanchola


BSNL launched Satellite phone service through INMARSAT which can provide communication via satellites in areas without mobile coverage.


Second phase of NGN commissioned. Wi-Fi hotspots launched in major locations of Kerala state. BSNL launched Mobile Data Offloading (MDO) service to Wi-Fi covering five southern states including Kerala.


Introduced FTTH (Fibre to Home) in BSNL.

India's first 100Mbps rural broadband network connecting Grama Panchayats (NOFN) was commissioned in Idukki district in January.


3G,Wimax & IP TV Services Launched.


National Energy Conservation Award 2008 awarded to RTTC Trivandrum, BSNL web conferencing Services Introduced. Broadband Services made available in 1226 Exchanges covering Rural Areas also.


Prepaid CDMA WLL service introduced, PRBT introduced to mobile and landline customers, Launched CDMA EVDO (Broadband wireless connection up to 2Mbps speed), BSNL Melas conducted at various locations. Introduced Personal accidental – death and permanent total disability insurance coverage to PCO owners.


Award of ISO 9001:2000 Certificate to BSNL Mobile Services, Kerala Circle, Customer Care Portal launched. BSNL Kerala crossed 20 Lakhs Cellone Customer milestone during August 2007. BSNL introduces FLPP (Fixed Line Pre Paid) services , Introduced PRBT to postpaid mobile customers & BSNL introduces free insurance for its customers.


BSNL Kerala Circle has become the No.1 Telecom Service Provider in the State. The Circle has the 2nd largest basic service network out of the 24 Telecom Circles in the country. In Kerala, BSNL is the No.1 Cellular Service Provider. Broadband services have been made functional in 188 sites covering all SSAs. Wi-fi Services launched. OneIndia Plan Introduced. All India WTMS Introduced.


MPLS VPN Services introduced. Broad Band Services are introduced. On-line Directory Services launched in keralatelecom website on 05-12-2005.


Data Centre at Trivandrum opened on April 19. Directory Enquiry through SMS launched on August 15. General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) and Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) introduced in Kerala Circle on 16.11.04. Siemens SWitch introduced at Trivandrum 0n 30-11-2004. LNMS Services introduced in Kerala Circle.


Direct Internet Access(DIAS) facility introduced. All India Online PGRMS Introduced.


October 23- CELLONE Mobile service Launched.


Call Centres opened at Trivandrum, Ernakulam and Trichur. WLL exchange commisioned in Ernakulam.


National Internet Back Bone opened in all district head quarters. Sancharnet becomes operational. Internet Dhabas opened in all 152 Block Head Quarters.

National Energy Conservation Award 2008 awarded to RTTC Trivandrum, BSNL web conferencing Services Introduced. Broadband Services made available in 1226 Exchanges covering Rural Areas also.

October 1st -BSNL formed.


Directory published in CD.IN services opened.


OCB switch introduced in Kerala.CDTMX with 5ESS technology commissioned in Ernakulam. CDTMX with ILT switch commissioned in Palakkad.


AXE switch introduced in Trivandrum, Ernakulam and Calicut.


E10B Tax commissioned in Ernakulam.


Out of 608 telephone exchanges 434 has been interconnected by group dialling.


CDOT switches introduced in Kerala Telecom Circle.


First EDX(TELEX) switch commissioned at Ernakulam.


STD PCOs opened.


First Trunk Automatic Exchange (TAX) commissioned in Trivandrum .Trivandrum-Delhi STD service opened.


Formation of Kerala Telecom Circle with Head Quarters at Trivandum on 1-9-1974 (It was combined Post and Telegraph Dept).


First STD route in Kerala opened between in Trivandrum and Kottayam.


Trivandrum Madras Coaxial system commissioned..


First Cross Bar Exchange installed at Ernakulam.


Travancore State Telephone System maintained by the Travancore Electricity depertment was taken over by the postal department.


Trivandrum Auto exchange was opened.


14th August CB Multiple Exchange commissioned in Trichur and Mattancherry.


Magneto exchange opened at Attingal.


Exchange opened in Muvattupuzha and Alleppey.


Exchanges opened at Changancherry,Mundakkayam and Mavelikkara.


Trivandrum and Quilon connected on trunk circuits and 140 line CB exchange installed at Quilon by the Travancore Electricity Department


50 line GEC RAX installed in Trichur.


A fifty line magnet board was installed at Calicut.


First Telegraph Service commenced in Alleppey, Quilon, Trivandrum on the Telegraph Circuits between Ernakulam and Trichur.


Telegraph office opened at Trichur.


Telegraph office opened at Kayamkulam.


Nagercoil was connected to Ernakulam-Tutucorin Telegraph Circuit.


First Telegraph Service commenced in Alleppey, Quilon, Trivandrum on the Telegraph Circuits between Ernakulam