BSNL, Koraput is a Business Unit (Telecom District) of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (A Public Sector Organization of Government of India). It is responsible for providing telecom services in Koraput Secondary Switching Area (SSA) in Odisha Telecom Circle. The area of operation of BSNL, Koraput comprises four revenue districts of Orissa, viz. Koraput, Rayagada, Nabarangpur and Malkangiri. It shares its geographical boundaries with Kandhamal and Kalahandi Revenue District in the North, Gajapati Revenue District in the East, Andhra Pradesh State in the South and Chhatisgarh State in the West.
The administrative head of this Telecom District is the General Manager. Other supporting staff are Dy. General Manager, Asst. General Managers, Sub-divisional Engineers, Junior Telecom Officers and the non-executives, such as: Telecom Technical Assts., Telecom Operative Assts., Phone Mechanics and others. staff.
There are eight Telecom Sub-divisions in this unit, which are under the control of Sub-divisional Engineers/ Sub-divisional Officers. The sub-divisions are demarcated almost on par with the revenue sub-divisions.
The Telecom Sub-divisions and their area of operations are:
|SL.||Name of the Telecom Sub-division||Area in Revenue Subdivision|
|1||Koraput Telegraph Subdivision||Koraput Subdivision|
|2||Jeypore Phones Subdivision||Jeypore City Area|
|3||Jeypore Telegraph Subdivision||Rural area of Jeypore Subdivision|
|4||Rayagada Phones Subdivision||Rayagada City Area|
|5||Rayagada Telegraph Subdivision||Rural area of Rayagada Subdivision|
|6||Gunupur Telegraph Subdivision||Gunupur Subdivision|
|7||Nabarangpur Telegraph Subdivision||Nabarangpur Subdivision|
|8||MalkangiriTelegraph Subdivision||Malkangiri Subdivision|
Landline telephone services in this district are being provided from 107 different telephone exchanges. In addition to the landline services, this unit is also providing Broadband service, 2G and 3G mobile service, Leased line, ISDN etc. services.
All the landline exchanges, broadband equipments and mobile towers are connected through highly reliable optical fiber transmission network. Important Transmission routes are also in the ring network to minimize failure time and increase reliability.
To help the subscribers to pay their landline, broadband and mobile bills comfortably, payment counters have been installed at the telecom sub-divisional headquarters level. There are facilities for payment through post offices and banks also. Subscribers can also pay their bills online.
. The Administration of this unit is constantly putting its best effort to provide most reliable telecom services to the people in its area of operation at an affordable and competitive price.