BSNL Wireless Broadband (WiMAX) customers in many are worrying about the data usage used, where free limit crossed for their limited data plans for which result in with excess bills for internet data usage.
WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a wireless communications standard based technology, enabling the delivery of data to last mile through wireless broadband access as an alternative to cable and DSL. For these BSNL WiMAX services, PSU Launched WiMAX Data Usage Checking Process via SMS for East, West, North & South Zones.
Customers availing wireless broadband services on WiMAX Technology are increasing day by day in Rural and Urban areas. BSNL WiMAX customers in many are worrying about excess WiMAX bills for their internet excess data usage in their Limited Plans.
BSNL Nodal Centers have developed a procedure for their WiMAX customers of all the circles of BSNL Zones across India, to find out the unbilled WiMAX usage just by sending an SMS from a Cellone GSM connection, which was already available for South Zone customers. This new data usage checking process will help the customer to keep a control on internet downloads if subscribed to a BSNL Limited Volume based plans.
Here is a illustrated process to check the BSNL Wireless Broadband(WiMAX) Data Usage through SMS.
BSNL WiMAX Data Usage Checking Process through SMS
|Zone||Circles||Message to Sent||SMS Number|
|East Zone||Kolkata, Orissa, Bihar, West Bengal, Adman Nicobar, Assam, Jharkhand, North East – I & II||Wmxusg <space> user id||53333|
|West Zone||Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat||UsgWiMAXuser id||53333|
|North Zone||Haryana, Punjab, UP(West), UP(East), Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir||WiMAX <space> user id||53333|
|SouthZone||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu||WiMAX <space> user id||53733|
- From BSNL Mobile: Send SMS with the message wimax<space>unique id to 53733.
- From Other Network Mobile: Send SMS wimax<space>unique id to 9442253733 for south zone.
- Example – send an SMS as wimaxtb<space>10000xxx to 53733/9442253733.
By this SMS service, the current month data usage only can been obtained. Usage Value(UV) displayed in SMS will be the data usage upto previous day. Today’s usage will be updated on next day.
Customer should note down the unique id(user id) which will be available in WiMAX telephone bill in the format of email@example.com, after ignoring @bsnl.in, customer shall note down the unique id as ab10000001 for sending the SMS for unbilled data usage checking through SMS.
Usage Value(UV) displayed in SMS will be the data usage upto previous day, today’s usage will be updated on next day. Customer shall be obtained only current month data usage of their BSNL WiMAX Account through SMS service with unbilled Data Usage Checking Process.”.
By keeping a regular check on Wireless Broadband(WiMAX) data usage, which will also helps the subscriber to ensure that nobody is abusing and making unauthorized use of broadband account.