After launching of Jio, the competition of offering many attractive offers had become a trend to attract new customers. In an attempt to compete with other operators, the state-owned operator BSNL had come up with the new offer which is named as BSNL Kool for prepaid users.
How does this offer will be advantageous to BSNL customers?
BSNL prepaid customers will get unlimited data access, unlimited voice calls (home and roaming), 100 SMSes per day, and free access to Personalised Ring Back Tone (PRBT) with a validity of 84 days at Rs. 1,099. This gives the BSNL offer an effective price of Rs. 13 per day. Available across all BSNL circles in India.
How is this offer unique from other operators?
This offer is unique compared to other packs from telecom operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, in which they have daily or monthly limits. However, BSNL is still offering 3G speeds in most regions, while the other telecom operators will offer 4G speeds. The state-owned operator has 4G operations in only Kerala circle.
While another rival operator Reliance Jio’s Rs 399 plan gives users a total of 126GB data at 1.5GB per day for 84 days. Users who recharge with Rs 448 plan of Jio will get 168GB data. The daily Fair Usage Policy (FUP) is 2GB per day and validity is 84 days.
“We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to our esteemed customers. BSNL introduced KOOL offer for Rs. 1,099 suitable for all segment of society and empowers family & friend to be in touch,” said R.K. Mittal, Director, BSNL Board.
BSNL existing plan extension
BSNL had last month increased validity for several unlimited prepaid packs. Packs with tariffs of Rs. 186, Rs. 187, Rs. 349, Rs. 429, Rs. 485, and Rs. 666 now have validity increased by up to 50 percent. With the new update, the state-owned telecom operator now offers validity up to 129 days and up to 1.5GB of data.
BSNL Sunday free calling offer from the company’s landline to any operator, has been extended until April 30, 2018. The Sunday free calling offer was rolled out by the company on August 21, 2016. It offers free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in India on all Sundays. The state-run telecom operator discontinued the offer on February 1, 2018. However, it has now been extended for another three months, until the end of April.