Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced a combo voucher for its prepaid customers across India. This plan of just Rs 74 will be valid from December 24 to January 1, 2018.
The plan offers, the prepaid customers of BSNL, 1GB data(daily limit) and 100 SMS. Additionally, Users will get a Rs 10 talktime on their handset as well. Along with this, BSNL will provide 10 minutes of free talktime per day in this week long plan. In contrast to other talk-time plans, this offer will stand even during December 25, December 31 and January 1, 2018, when subscribers are subject to special call and SMS rates.
This plans comes in-to effect to counter the User frustration that comes in when SMS rates increase to Rs 3 per message, along with hiked call and data rates. Thus, this is the first data offer to be announced, that targets the year-ending festive season.
With this plan, BSNL plans to extend its user base across India as it offers no Pan-India roaming charges. This will help score them some points over the telecom market trendsetters Reliance Jio and Airtel.
Other plans from this government-run telecom service provider are. Recently, it introduced a Rs 186 prepaid plan, which offers 1GB data per day for 28 days. And another plans with roaming facility as well costs Rs 187 and Rs 485. For the Rs 187 plan Users will get an additional 1GB data per day valid for 28 days. Whereas for the Rs 485 plan, it offer the same data and comes with a validity of 84 days. However, Users in the Mumbai or Delhi circles, cannot apply for the Rs 485 plan.