State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched a new data and voice calling prepaid mobile packs coming in at Rs. 349 for the subscribers. In order to stay relevant amid all the newest plans launched by rivals Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone, BSNL’s new plans offer 1GB data each day alongside unlimited voice calling benefits to prepaid customers. This comes right after the telco unveiled its Rs. 99 and Rs. 319 plans that offer unlimited voice calling benefits.
The new Rs. 349 recharge pack by BSNL offers 1GB of data each day for a validity amount of 54 days, TelecomTalk reports.The prepaid STV (special tariff voucher) also includes unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages each day for the validity period. When it comes to offers near to BSNL’s Rs. 349 plan, Jio has a boost pack worth Rs. 349.The Rs. 349 plan currently offers 1.5GB daily data alongside unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages each day for a period of 70 days. However, BSNL still lacks 4G connectivity in lots of regions in India, while Jio provides only 4G services on its network. The report also added, that even although BSNL is offering unlimited voice calls, users will be charged at the standard rates while making voice calls to numbers in Mumbai and Delhi circles.
To recall another new BSNL plans, the Rs. 319 plan offers 90 days of validity, unlimited voice calls nationwide and roaming, except for Mumbai and Delhi circles. The Rs. 99 plan offers exactly the same voice calling benefits, but comes with a validity of 26 days only. Furthermore, this plan of action also offers a free caller tune service (PRBT) as well.
Within the last 8 weeks, BSNL has introduced several prepaid plans.A Rs. 551 prepaid pack offers 1.5GB 4G data each day (unlimited access after FUP at 80Kbps). The Rs. 444 pack offers exactly the same data and other benefits albeit with unlimited voice calls (other network calls limited to 200 minutes per day)and a validity of 60 days. There’s also a Rs. 485 prepaid pack that gives users with 1GB data each day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages each day, and features a validity of 90 days.
Additionally, a Rs. 118 prepaid pack offers a total of 1GB 3G/ 4G data, and unlimited voice calls (including roaming except for Delhi and Mumbai circles) with a validity of 28 days. Finally, the operator also offers a plan worth Rs. 379 that gives 4GB 3G/ 4G data each day and unlimited BSNL-to-BSNL voice calls (30 minutes per day) for a total of 30 days.