BSNL Rs 666 plan now more attractive than ever; two plans discontinued
The BSNL Rs 666 prepaid plan offers unlimited local and STD calls across India.
The data war is at its peak in India and telcos concerned have been making changes in their offerings on a regular basis in order to retain and gain more consumers. Vodafone Idea, Airtel and BSNL are under constant pressure to make their plans more beneficial for customers. Now, the state-run BSNL has tweaked its 'sixer' plan while discontinuing two other plans. TelecomTalk reported that BSNL has again tweaked its Rs 666 plan. It had in February reduced the validity of the plan to 122 days from 129 days. Now, it has again increased the validity to 134 days.
The BSNL Rs 666 prepaid plan offers unlimited local and STD calls across India. It also offers unlimited national roaming, except for Delhi and Mumbai circles. The other benefits of the plan are 100 free local/STD SMS daily, and 3.7GB daily 2G/3G data. If you exhaust the daily data limit, your internet speed will be reduced to 40Kbps.
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The report also claimed that BSNL has discontinued two plans - Rs 999 prepaid plan and Rs 2,099 prepaid plan. The BSNL Rs 999 plan used to offer 3.2 GB daily data for 181 days while the recharge validity was of 365 days. After the daily limit is hit or completion of 181 days, users used to get data at 40kbps speed. While all the local and STD calls were free, the tariff used to changed after 181 days as all on-net and off-net calls were charged at 60 paise per minute.
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Again, BSNL's Rs 2,099 prepaid plan used to offer 6.2GB data per day and the validity of the plan was 365 days. The plan used to offer 80Kbps speed after the daily data limit was exhausted.