Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) announced a new plan which offers 2GB of 3G data per day and unlimited calling within its network for Rs. 339. In a statement, the state run telecom operator said, “The benefits customer will get under the Combo STV (special tariff voucher) of Rs. 339 are unlimited calls in BSNL network and unlimited data with fair use policy of 2 GB per day with validity of 28 days.”
Taking on unlimited data plans offered by Reliance Jio, Airtel and others, BSNL will also provide 25 minutes of free calls per day to other networks and after that the users will be charged 25 paise per minute. BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said, “We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to all segment of our loyal mobile customers. We offer best prices to our customers considering present trend of Indian telecom industry.”
Recently, Bharti Airtel announced a ‘Surprise offer’ under which postpaid users get 30GB data for three months, starting March 13. A monthly cap of 10GB has been set for this offer and customers can claim their share via the ‘MyAirtel’ app by March 31st 2017. To claim the offer, customers will need to download the app through the Play Store, post which, the app shows a dialogue box prompting users to claim their surprise.
Airtel recently also announced that it will no longer charge its customers for roaming within India. As a result, starting April 1st, users will no longer have to pay additional roaming charges for outgoing and incoming calls as well as SMSes and data usage within the country.