TELEPHONE DIRECTORY - CHENNAI
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The city of Chennai can be divided into four regions (North, Central, West, and South) and all of the regions are served by BSNL or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, the biggest public sector telecommunications services provider in the city. Chennai telephone Directory is published by BSNL and contains addresses and telephone numbers of the subscribers. It also contains names and telephone numbers of important private and government offices and business enterprises in the city.
Landlines BSNL and Airtel Reliance, Tata, are main providers of terrestrial telephone lines in Chennai. You can make long distance calls from one of the many booths that display NSD/ISD i.e. National Subscriber Dialling (National Long Distance) and International Subscriber Dialling (International Long Distance). Calling cards are also available with these providers which are considerably cheap.
Mobile Phones Cell phone rates are one of the cheapest in the world. There are Ten GSM service providers:
CDMA service providers are Reliance, TATA Indicom, Virgin Mobile and MTS.
Starter packs and top-up cards can be picked up from numerous outlets. Seemles roming across the country is provided by all providers.
InternetThere are several internet cafes from where you can access the internet for sending email or uploading your digital photos.
Apart from that you can access Internet provided in your hotel or if you are staying long you can buy Internet packs from all mobile providers
A Chennai telephone Directory usually includes the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of its subscribers living in the following neighborhoods:
1. North Chennai
o Parry's Corner
2. West Chennai
o Ashok Nagar
o KK Nagar
3. Central Chennai
o MRC Nagar
o T. Nagar
o West Mambalam
4. South Chennai
o Besant Nagar
5. Chennai Suburbs
The suburbs of Chennai cover nearly 50% of the areas in the Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. This region is typically known as Greater Chennai.
6. Northern Suburbs of Chennai
o MKB Nagar
7. Western Suburbs of Chennai
8. Southern Suburbs of Chennai
o St Thomas Mount
o Tambaram Sanatorium
o East Tambaram
o Camp Road
9. Suburbs beside OMR and ECR of Chennai
10. Satellite Towns
In spite of the fact that these areas don’t officially come under the jurisdiction of the metropolitan region of Chennai, most of these satellite towns are denoted as located in the capital of Tamil Nadu.
o Maraimalai Nagar
STD Codes of Chennai and other important cities of Tamil Nadu
STD refers to Subscriber Trunk Dialing. Given below is a detailed list of the STD Codes of various cities in Tamil Nadu. When one is calling away from the district, then he has to dial the number by putting the particular STD code of the district before it (for example, 044 for Chennai). If anyone is calling from an overseas location, then he has to put the ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code of India (091) before the district code and the telephone number.