To reduce the threat from state-run telecom firm BSNL slashed 3G mobile internet rates by about three-fourths, bringing down the cost of per GB data to as low as Rs 36 under a special pack.
Reliance Jio after its launch is fetching customer aggressively by offering free calls & data. Reliance Jio has shocked the entire telecom industry with their plans.Many established telecom companies are coming up with different plans and they are trying to give more benefit in less cost. In the country within three months of its commercial launch. It has got 72 million customers within this period.
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“Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to offer up to four times extra data on existing data STVs (special tariff vouchers) available in the market“. BSNL said in its statement.
Reliance Jio is offering free 4G service till March 31, 2017, under which its all mobile customers are getting 1 GB of 4G mobile broadband every day and after consumption of 1GB, the speed gets reduced.
In this offer, BSNL is offering four times more data as compared to others, with which a customer will now get 8GB for 28 days at Rs. 291, which earlier offered only 2GB data. Furthermore, BSNL is also offering 2GB data for Rs. 78 plan.
BSNL has also launched an attractive offer of free voice calling for three months at Rs. 439. However, the outgoing calls to others network will be limited to 30 minutes per day.
This plan has set the benchmark of offering the cheapest data plan as compared to other networks who offers 1GB of data at Rs. 50.
“We are committed to providing affordable mobile services for all segments of the prepaid mobile customers. These offers will be valid from February 6, 2017, on Pan India basis,” BSNL Board Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said in his statement.
Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman of BSNL has also expressed the aim of installing 40,000 WiFi hotspots throughout the country by the end of year 2017. He told that Till now we are able to install 4,400 successfully operating WiFi hotspots in country.