Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today announced that its broadband and landline customers could make unlimited voice calls for a period of two days (October 27 and October 28). BSNL announced this limited period offer on the occasion of Diwali 2019. As part of this offer, eligible broadband and landline customers of BSNL can make unlimited calls to any landline and mobile number within India. That said, the offer is limited for just two days, but it's something very crucial during the festive days. For the unaware, most of the BSNL's broadband plans ship with voice calling support, but it's unlimited on weekends and limited during weekdays. However, on October 27 and 27, BSNL customers can make unlimited voice calls to any numbers across India.
BSNL Announces Unlimited Calling Offer for Broadband, Landline Users
BSNL is known for introducing such festive offers and it continues for Diwali 2019 as well. “We appreciate that on the festival occasions, our customers share greetings with their friends and families and as calling experience through BSNL landline is the best, so best wishes should be done through a best possible medium,” said Shri Vivek Banzal, Director BSNL. And the offer shall be valid on two days- October 27 and October 28.
Furthermore, BSNL also said it's going to ramp the Bharat Fibre broadband services coverage in India by expanding the reach to more towns and villages. The company also confirmed to have umbrella coverage of Bharat Fibre across the country by March 2020. BSNL already received its much-awaited revival package from the government and the company may spend some received amount in expanding the reach of Bharat Fibre services as well.
Bharat Fibre is BSNL's high-speed broadband service available on a pan-India basis. Bharat Fibre plans for new users start at Rs 777 and they go all the way up to Rs 16,999, providing up to 170GB of daily data and other OTT service subscriptions. BSNL also introduced special Hotstar plans providing annual subscription of Hotstar worth Rs 999 and no extra cost.
BSNL also says it's looking to establish more partnerships with content service providers to offer bundled entertainment services to the customers.
BSNL Unlimited Calling Offer for Broadband and Landline Customers Detailed
BSNL is the current market leader in the broadband segment as the company has over 10 million users right now. Thanks to the bundled landline service with some of the company's broadband plans, BSNL is able to grab a decent amount of subscribers. While BSNL has separate landline calling plans starting at Rs 99, it's providing bundled landline service with broadband plans as well.
The Bharat Fibre broadband plans from BSNL do come with this free voice calling service. So BSNL Bharat Fibre or users with specific broadband plans will be able to enjoy unlimited voice calls during 10:30 PM to 6 AM every day. On Sundays, unlimited voice calling is available for 24 hours without any limit. For landline users, there are several plans which provide unlimited calling even on weekdays, so it depends on the plan they choose.
In other news, BSNL recently partnered with YuppTV to provide Triple Play Plans to the customers. YuppTV allows BSNL broadband customers to watch Live TV online and the landline service allows them to make voice calls to any mobile number within India. BSNL is yet to reveal prices of the Triple Play plans on its network.