If you don’t want the hassle of recharging frequently, BSNL has a budget-friendly prepaid plan for you.
With this plan, you won’t need to recharge for 75 days, and it costs less than Rs 500. You get 2GB of data every day, making a total of 150GB during the entire validity period.
Even if you use up the daily 2GB, you can still use the internet at a slower speed of 40Kbps.
The plan includes unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS daily, and additional benefits like BSNL Tunes, Zing, and GAMIUM premium subscription.
This is about BSNL’s Rs 499 prepaid plan. It provides 75 days of validity, unlimited calling, 100 SMS daily, and 2GB of data every day.
Even after using up the daily 2GB, you can still use the internet at a reduced speed of 40 Kbps.
The plan also includes extra perks like BSNL Tunes, Zing, and GAMIUM premium subscription.
Comparatively, Airtel has a Rs 499 prepaid plan, but it only lasts for 28 days. It offers 3GB of data daily, unlimited calling, and 100 daily SMS.
Airtel’s cheapest plan with 84 days validity costs Rs 455 but provides only 6GB of bulk data. There’s another plan with 77 days validity priced at Rs 666.
BSNL is gearing up to launch its 4G network in Punjab and some South Indian states.
CMD PK Purwar mentioned that by June 2024, BSNL aims to complete the 4G rollout and then focus on 5G.
In Q2 FY24, BSNL reported a net loss of Rs 1484 crore, similar to the amount recorded in the first quarter.