In partnership with IT firm Data Infosys, Rajasthan state run BSNL recently launched a locally designed and developed e-mail service — XGen personal and enterprise. At the launch, BSNL CMD said that “Customers will have a wide range of features in the new service,” All the 7.5 million BSNL broadband subscribers across the country would be able to avail the service. They will get the basic e-mail box free which can be upgraded with advance account with services such as mobile app, mobile chat client, fax, SMS, group mail, advanced security and space limit by paying charges. The CMD said the modernisation of BSNL telephone exchanges as well as expansion of GSM service was expected to be completed by the end of the current fiscal year.
Ajay Data, Chief Executive Officer, Data Infosys, claimed that there are more than 100 new features in its e-mail service. Another interesting feature is Rights Management which empowers the sender to control actions of deleting, forwarding, replying and printing of the e-mail by the recipient. The users can also send SMS and e-mails in advance to people to whom it will be delivered at the desired time only. Its virtual storage facility allows files up to one GB to be attached/sent and the user can transmit 5,000 emails per day.