Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the government-owned telecom service provider today announced a Bumper Offer to its prepaid users on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratra- Durga Puja-Dashahra and Diwali festivals. As part of this Bumper offer, BSNL will be providing additional 2.2GB daily data on ten of its prepaid plans. The additional 2.2GB data will be provided on top of the existing plan’s data benefit. The Unlimited Plan Vouchers are Rs 186, Rs 429, Rs 485, Rs 666 and Rs 999, and the Unlimited STVs include Rs 187, Rs 333, Rs 349, Rs 444 and Rs 448. BSNL confirmed that this offer would be applicable on Pan India basis from September 16, 2018. The telco also confirmed that this offer would run for 60 days from the date of introduction.
Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL said that “We are offering attractive plans & scheme from time to time to our esteemed customers. In this coming festive season of Shri Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratra- Durga Puja-Dashahra and Diwali etc. we have come up with this ‘Festive Offer’ with increased benefits.”
BSNL Bumper Offer on Unlimited Prepaid Plan Vouchers
Aforesaid, this Bumper Offer is applicable on Unlimited Plan Vouchers of Rs 186, Rs 429, Rs 485, Rs 666 and Rs 999. All these tariff plans offer unlimited voice calls without any FUP limit to any network across the country, except for mobile numbers in Mumbai and Delhi. However, the data benefit and validity of the plans differ. The Rs 186 prepaid plan gives 1GB data per day for 28 days; Rs 429 plan offers 1GB daily data for 81 days; the Rs 485 prepaid plan delivers 1.5GB data per day for 90 days. The Rs 666 prepaid plan comes with a benefit of 1.5GB data per day for the first 129 days and lastly, the Rs 999 plan gives 1GB data per day with an after FUP speed of 40 Kbps for the first 181 days.
Under this Bumper Offer, all these prepaid plans now offer 2.2GB additional data on top of the benefit mentioned above. But the validity of the plans will remain the same. The Rs 186 plan under this offer gives a total data benefit of 3.2GB per day for 28 days. The Rs 666 prepaid plan, as part of this offer, comes with 3.7GB data per day for a period of 129 days.
To recall, BSNL is currently offering Extra Data Offer on the plans mentioned above. The Extra Data offer, which the telco introduced on August 17, 2018, will end on September 15, 2018, which is the reason why the telco is starting this offer on September 16, 2018. Under the Extra Data Offer, BSNL is providing additional 2GB data per day on top of the existing plan benefit. Do make a note the additional data on Unlimited Prepaid Plan Vouchers will be applicable only to new BSNL prepaid users.
BSNL Bumper Offer on Unlimited STVs
Same as the Unlimited Plan Vouchers, BSNL also has five Unlimited STVs offering similar benefits. While the Unlimited Prepaid Plan Vouchers additional data offer is applicable only to new users, the Unlimited STVs additional data offer is for its existing customers. BSNL has a total of five Unlimited STVs- Rs 187, Rs 333, Rs 349, Rs 444 and Rs 448. Already, the telco is running an Extra Data Offer of 2GB on these STVs, but the new Bumper Offer will offer slightly better data benefit compared to the earlier offer.
The free data per day on the Unlimited STVs is to be incremented by 2.2GB per day. BSNL’s Rs 187 prepaid recharge offers 1GB data per day for 28 days, but as part of the bumper offer, the plan will offer 3.2GB data per day for 28 days. Under the newly introduced Bumper Offer, the Rs 333 prepaid plan gives a user 5.2GB data per day; the Rs 349 plan offers 3.2GB data per day, followed by the Rs 444 plan which now provides 6.2GB data per day. Lastly, the Rs 447 Unlimited STV from BSNL offers a user 3.2GB data per day under the Bumper Offer.