Public Sector telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launched a new PAN India plan called BSNL Freedom Plan for its prepaid mobile subscribers. This Freedom Plan, priced at Rs 136 and a huge 730 days validity is applicable for all old and new customers. The plan will be available as Promotional Offer for 90 days from the date of implementation on PAN India basis.
Apart from its cheap price and enormous validity period, BSNL Freedom Plan enables subscribers to make voice calls to even other networks including roaming at just 25 paise per minute for one month as well as 1GB free data for the first 30 days with full talk value. After one month, voice calls (both local and roaming) will be charged at 1.3 paise per second. Looking at its offers, industry specialists term this plan to be a direct competitor to Reliance Jio.
BSNL Freedom Plan : Features and Freebies
|Plan Name||BSNL FREEDOM PLAN|
|Plan Voucher Amount||Rs. 136|
|Freebies Offered||Local and STD calls including Roaming at 25 Paise / Minute for first 30 Days|
|1GB Free 3G Data* (for first 30 days from date of activation)|
|Voice and Video ( Home and National Roaming)||All Local / STD calls to any network at 1.3 Paise / Second|
|Plan Validity||730 Days|
|SMS (while in Home LSA)||100 Paisa/SMS|
|SMS (while in National roaming)||LCL-25 Paisa/SMS, STD-38 Paisa/SMS|
|All other charges||As per BSNL Per Second Plan ( Except full talk value with Top-Ups mentioned with Per second plan)|
|Data (paisa/MB)||40 Paisa/MB|
|*One GB free 3G data allows only for new connections. For migration and validity after two years, freebies are not offered.|
BSNL had specially designed three types of combo STVs (STV577, STV377, STV178) applicable only for this BSNL Freedom Plan. These particular combo vouchers always add full talk value to the main mobile account and free 3G data according to with the plan.
|1. Special Combo voucher:-Rs.577, talk value Rs.577 (in main account), 1 GB free Data (with 30 days validity)|
|2. Special Combo voucher:-Rs.377, talk value Rs.377 (in main account), 300 MB free Data (with 20 days validity)|
|3. Special Combo voucher:-Rs.178, talk value Rs.178 ( in main account), 200MB free Data (with 10 days validity)|
So, it is really an attractive and competitive plan from BSNL, isn’t it? Share your opinions at comment form.