Data Tariff War: BSNL Now Offers 2GB Mobile Data at ₹78
The state-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has further lowered its mobile internet tariff rates to counter Reliance Jio freebies. As per a new promotional pack, the BSNL subscriber will get 2GB of 3G mobile data at ₹78 with 5 days validity period. Earlier, only 1GB of mobile data was offered with Data STV 78.
BSNL’s Double Data Benefit:
The new special plan will be available PAN India starting February 6th until next 90 days. Without paying any additional amount, the subscribers will get double data benefit. Apart from the special ₹78 data STV, BSNL has also revised its data pack offers. Data STV 291 plan that used to offer 2.2GB data will now offer 8GB of mobile data with a validity of 28 days.
Commenting on these super affordable rates, Mr RK Mittal, Board Director for Consumer Mobility, BSNL said: “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.
With the entry of Reliance Jio, the private telecom operators have cut down the cost of per GB of mobile data to as low as ₹50. The state-run telecom company has further slashed the data rate to ₹36 per GB. Incidentally, BSNL is offering one of the lowest tariffs in the telecom industry. Hope these new special offers delight its 20.39 million subscribers across the country.
Revised Tariffs of BSNL Data STV’s:
Data STV (in ₹) Existing Offer Revised Offer Validity (in days) 78 1GB 2GB 5 98 650MB 1GB 14 155 1GB 2GB 15 291 2.2GB 8GB 28 444 3GB 8GB 60 561 5GB 11GB 60 821 6GB 15GB 60