Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today introduced a new WiFi+ International Roaming data plan of Rs 501. At the same time, the company announced the withdrawal of three existing WiFi+ packs of Rs 999, Rs 1,599, and Rs 1,999. So going forward, BSNL will be offering only one Rs 501 WiFi+ pack for all the residents in India. This new Rs 501 pack is valid for 30 days and offers an unlimited volume of high-speed data through the hotspots across the world, excluding India.
You might be wondering what WiFi+ service of BSNL is. Well, BSNL WiFi+ service is an international Wi-Fi roaming service from the state-run telco with which a user can enjoy high-speed data through the hotspots anywhere in the world. This Wi-Fi roaming service from BSNL is applicable only for Android users, and they have to install the MyBSNApp only to enjoy the high-speed data.
Customers travelling abroad can purchase this BSNL WiFi+ pack in India and can activate it before they leave from the country. That said, customers can check the availability of Wi-Fi service in the country they're travelling to by heading over to this link: https://wifilookup.com. To provide free WiFi across the globe, BSNL has partnered with local Wi-Fi service providers in specific countries to allow the Indian residents access the internet while roaming internationally.
BSNL says that the purchased pack should be activated within 30 days from the date of purchase and the validity of the pack is 30 days from the date of activation. As stated, the WiFi+ pack should be activated through MyBSNLApp before the departure. Furthermore, a customer can purchase the International WiFi+ pack through the BSNL application or portal.
Also, there's no additional mechanism required to access the WiFi+ service. After activating the plan, when a customer enters the WiFi Hotspot zone, their device will be connected automatically to the hotspot. Do make a note that this WiFi+ pack is not applicable for in-flight internet connectivity.