With today’s telecom technology, it is possible to not only know how to connect cordless phones to BSNL landline, but also to make calls from a BSNL fixed landline through the mobile phone. In fact, this method also works when users are travelling abroad, which means that they can save some cash on an otherwise hefty ISD charge. And when it comes to how to connect a cordless phone to BSNL landline, this is a simply an added feature in landline phones. It can be actuated with a cordless base that connects RJ11 cable on a RJ11 connector. 

The Fixed Mobile Telephony (FMT) service was introduced by the government-owned telecom operator BSNL, allowing customers to connect to their fixed landline in home or office through a mobile application to make calls through. This has been in place for a couple of years now, starting in 2016. In order to use it, mobile phones too need to have a BSNL connection though. 

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Under FMT, we have virtually turned fixed lines into mobiles. Now, BSNL customers will be able to seamlessly connect their fixed line phone and mobile phone through a BSNL mobile application.” stated the Chairman-cum-Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava, BSNL. “We are working on tariff for this add-on service. It will be fixed charge on a monthly basis for both prepaid and post-paid customers. However, customers will have to pay call rates as per the network they use.” (Via Datareign

How to Connect Cordless Phone to BSNL Landline

In order to facilitate this, the BSNL FMT mobile application needs to be downloaded on the mobile phone, followed by registering the BSNL number with the service. Users can then use the mobile to make calls by connecting with the fixed landline connection from virtually  anywhere in the world.

The tariff system applicable on this service means that there is a monthly charge, and it is only the call rate of the network being used that is applicable. So when a customer uses the landline network to make calls, the landline plan rates are applicable. In case a mobile network is being used to make calls, the mobile plan charges are applicable. This Fixed Mobile Telephony service is also being extended for customers of other telecom networks, meaning that a mobile connection with any Indian telecom operator can easily connect to their BSNL landline connection via the FMT to make calls.