As Jio has started offering fiber based Gigafiber broadband service with unlimited data and calling benefits in selected cities, this time to protect existing broadband customers, state run telecom operator BSNL came up with new unlimited broadband plan which will offer unlimited calling benefits and flat 2 Mbps speed without any FUP at only Rs 1199.
With this new plan 'BBG Combo ULD 1199' the company which has nearly 10 million broadband customers is trying to increase the stickiness of its high value broadband customers. This move was quite expected since during Reliance AGM, Mukesh Ambani unveiled Jio's Gigafiber broadband service which is reportedly available in many parts of the country with unlimited calling and data benefits till the year end.
Short description of the new plan:
- Rental @ Rs 1199
- Available for both New and Existing customers in all BSNL circles
- Zero installation charges
- Unlimited Data at 2 Mbps
- Unlimited Voice calls to any number in India
BBG Combo ULD 1199
|1||Bandwidth (Download Speed)||Upto 2 Mbps Flat|
|2||Applicability||All users in all the circles|
|3||Monthly Rental Charges (Rs)||1199|
|4||Annual Payment Option (Rs.) [11*FMC]||13189|
|5||Two Years Payment Option (Rs.) [21*FMC]||25179|
|6||Three Years Payment Option (Rs.) [30*FMC]||35970|
|7||Download/Upload Limit per month||Unlimited|
|Addl. Usage Charges/MB beyond free download/
upload limit (Rs)
|9||Free E-mail IDs/Space (Per E-mail ID)||1/1 GB|
|10||Static IP Address (On Request)||One @ Rs. 2000/- per annum additional|
|11||Security Deposit||One Month charges|
|12||Minimum Hire Period||One Month|
|13||Telephone fixed monthly charges in Rs||Nil|
|14||Free Calls (within BSNL N/W)||
24 hrs. Unlimited free calling (Local +STD) on any network within India
pulse in Rs.
|(To BSNL N/W after free calls)|
|(To other N/W)|
People who are interested in unlimited data and calling benefits can take benefit of the new BSNL broadband as the plan is quite simple and has no data limit and is available at the same price in all locations. To subscribe to the plan, customers have to submit only one month charges as security deposit while there wouldn't be any additional charges for installation. Existing customers who are already using other BSNL broadband plans can also apply for the plan without any additional charges.
Dear readers, do you think BSNL can sustain in the Broadband space with such offers if Jio comes with dirt cheap broadband tariffs? Share your views through comments.