Following the Digital India dream, BSNL has today started offering a free e-mail address service in 8 Indian languages to its broadband users by launching a ‘DataMail’ service. Now BSNL broadband users will be able to open an email ID in DataMail service in their own language.
DataMail is made in India and is the world’s first email service supporting Internationalised email supporting email IDs in eight different languages including Hindi (हिंदी), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Urdu (اردو), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਦੇ) , Tamil (தமிழ்), Telegu (తెలుగు), Bengali (বাংলা ) , Marathi (मराठी) and get an email id like संपर्क@डाटामेल.भारत.
Talking about the launch Anupam Shrivastav, Managing Director, BSNL, said,
Providing the linguistic email address is one of its kind initiative in the world to achieve our Prime Ministers Vision of Digital India. It’s now possible in every part of India to have an email address in their own language and communicate in preferred language
A few months back, Government of India had launched .भारत (Dot Bharat) domain in Indian languages to increase the reach of internet users by providing domain names in their own language so as to cover over 70% of the country’s population living in the rural and remote areas. BSNL is also known for its network in the rural and remote India, especially in 2G and 3G data. Launching free linguistic email address service for millions of its customers is another strong step in fulfilling the initiative by the Govt. of India Enterprise, BSNL.
Mr. N. K Gupta – Director CFA, BSNL announced in his statement.
The linguistic email service offered by BSNL will have डाटावन.भारत (DataOne.Bharat) domain and email address will be offered in eight regional languages including Hindi (हिन्दी), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Urdu (اردو), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਦੇ), Tamil (தமிழ்), Telugu (తెలుగు), Bengali (বাংলা) and Marathi (मराठी). DataMail is free to be downloaded from any Android or iOS system through their respective play stores.
Steps to use the service
1. BSNL broadband customers can use DataMail app which is free to be downloaded from any Android or iOS system through their respective play store.
2. User will have to select the language in which they want his/her email address.
3. Insert the mobile number
4. Select the checkbox ‘I am a BSNL broadband Customer’
5. Insert BSNL broadband number with STD code
6. You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number
7. Type the desired Email address in your own language
8. Start using and share with your friends.
Mr. Ajay Data, Founder, and CEO of Data XGen, added,
Our fully “Made in India” software product enabling DataMail service is a revolution in the world as many countries are waiting to inject the linguistic email address to empower the non-English speakers of the world. We are happy to contribute to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s Digital India dream by partnering with BSNL, country’s strongest network telecom company having rural and remote connect.
The services are FREE for everyone through the simple Mobile app download on iOS and Android phone and anyone can go on their play store and download DataMail and gets their first email address in their preferred language i.e internationalized e-mail address.