BSNL beats Reliance Jio, Airtel with this new plan; It's cheap, unlimited and much more
Under this BSNL plan, the telco is giving 10GB 3G data for a validity period of 15 days.
The state-owned BSNL has prepped up real good against two telecom giants Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio. To lure customers, BSNL has been unveiling a list of prepaid packs, broadband plans etc which are cheap and have many unlimited offers. After revising Rs 155 and 198 prepaid plans offering more data and even launching a new Rs 171 pack, BSNL has now decided to take care of short recharges as well, which is why, it has launched a new recharge pack of Rs 75 for prepaid customers. Guess what! This Rs 75 plan of BSNL is actually better when compared to RJio and Airtel.
Under Rs 75 plan, BSNL is giving 10GB 3G data for a validity period of 15 days. The best part of this plan is that there are no FUP limits or daily restrictions for usage of this pack. It is offering 500 SMSes free along with unlimited calls.
It needs to be noted that, this BSNL offer is available only in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle. And free unlimited calling service is not available for users to call numbers in Mumbai and Delhi circles.
If you thought this was enough than you are wrong, this cheap Rs 75 recharge has an interesting part as well. It also comes with a validity extension option where users can recharge with popular STVs and extend the plan validity. At BSNL, the validity period can extended to as much as 6 months (180 days).
According to Telecom Talk, the validity extension will only be given on eligible STV recharges, and not on recharges made via self-care, web self-care or USSD. If a user recharges with an amount between Rs 98 and Rs 199, the validity will be extended by 90 days. And for recharge values above Rs 200, the plan validity will be extended by 180 days.
Reportedly, the eligible recharges for 90 days extension include Rs 98, Rs 99, Rs 118, Rs 139, Rs 187 and Rs 198 STVs. As for 180 days extension, users will have to refill with Rs 319, Rs 333, Rs 339, Rs 349, Rs 395, Rs 444, Rs 447 or Rs 551 STVs.
Here’s how this plan is better than Airtel and RJio.
There are three low-budgeted plans of Airtel namely Rs 49, Rs 92 and Rs 98 having a validity of 1 day, 7 days and 28 days.
The Rs 49 and Rs 92 plan offers 3GB data for 1 day and 6GB data for 7 days. While 3GB data is given for a period of 28 days. There are no calling or SMS benefits available in these two plans.
Coming to Reliance Jio, the company has two sachet plan namely Rs 19 and Rs 52. The Rs 19 pack gives 0.15GB data for 1 day along with unlimited voice calls, 20 SMS and complimentary Jio app subscription.
While Rs 52 pack gives 1.05GB data which comes to 0.15GB data per day in 4G network. This plan also has unlimited voice calls along with 70SMS and complimentary subscription.
Looking at the above, BSNL’’s Rs 75 plan is cheap gives heavy data, unlimited calls, massive SMS benefit for a long period of time compared to the above mentioned plans of Airtel and RJio.