Press Release


Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has entered into a strategic alliance with, M/s. Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL), to jointly address the data & ICT needs of Indian consumers by launching attractive data plans bundled with a range of Internet tablets named Penta TPADs in three models.

PTPL has the tablet (IS 701R) which has 7” resistive touch screen with 1GHZ processor is having price Rs 3499/- . Internet on this device can be accessed through 2G/3G external dongle or through Wi-Fi.

BSNL has launched special pre-paid plans for Pantel products. 2G Pantel data plans is offered to customer @ Rs 250 with 7.5 GB data usage & validity of 90 days.  3G Pantel data plans is offered to customer @ Rs 752 with 5 GB data usage & validity of 60 days.

BSNL 3G/2G data plans bundled with Penta TPADs series of Tablets was launched in Karnataka at Bangalore on 18th May 2012 by  Shri P Raghavan , Chief  General Manager Karnataka  Telecom Circle in the presence of an august gathering of the press fraternity and the senior officers of BSNL and executives of the firm.

The Tablet which has been launched today enables the subscriber to access the    internet through Wi-Fi. These Tablets are very affordable as they are priced Rs. 3499/-. In future M/s. Pantel will also launch high end models like WS704C & WS802C ,which will have an additional slot for inserting a 3G SIM in the tablet .This will also have additional features & various applications on entertainment. These tablets are coming with a warranty of 12 months from the date of purchase.  M/s. Pantel customer care number is 0120-4805200 & technical support is available to customer on toll free number 1800-1803-7739.

On this occasion Shri P Raghavan, Chief General Manager Karnataka Telecom Circle has said that with this bundling scheme launch, internet will be available to all segments of society at affordable price in Karnataka. He highlighted unique points of BSNL data services like all India free data roaming & allowing 2G customer to latch on to 3G network .He also highlighted some  key elements which are central to this alliance and which will help the  business interest of BSNL to expand its 3G customer base & Promote BSNL services .

On this occasion Mr. Prakash, Director of M/s. PTPL said that the company aims is to make the Tablet(s) available in India at the most competitive and affordable global prices with the latest technologies without compromising on quality and features. He further added ‘Our association with BSNL would help customers get the services of 3G enabled with these tablets at most affordable prices and have a pan India connectivity’.

We are working closely with specific verticals like Education, Healthcare, Information Management Systems, etc. to provide accessibility of enterprise level data for consumption on Penta TPADs. These TPADs would be made available through   BSNL’s Franchisees   Network in a short time across Karnataka.
The detail specification about Pantel Tablets is attached as annexure.

For further information related to Pantel products, please contact:

Mr Nishant Mishra
Corporate Communications
Pantel Technologies Pvt Ltd.
E-33, Sector 63, Noida, India. 201 301
Ph. +91 120 4805200

Customer toll-free number: 1800-103-7739

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