BSNL revises prepaid data STV tariff in Karnataka circle

By September 1st, 2015 AT 11:28 AM

BSNL the largest PSU and fifth largest operator by subscriber base has revised the tariff of its unified 2G/3G data packs for its prepaid subscribers in Karnataka circle.


The operator has withdrawn certain packs with immediate effect and replaced them with new promotional STVs for a period of 90 days starting from today.

 The details of the data packs which have been withdrawn are as follows:

STV Freebies Validity
Data STV 56 250 MB Data 30 Days
Data STV 68 1 GB Data 5 Days
Combo 298 1 GB Data + Rs.100 talk time 30 Days
Combo 299 1 GB Data + Rs.50 talk time 30 Days

The details of the newly introduced promotional data STVs are as follows:

STV Freebies Validity
Combo STV 158 250 MB Data + Rs.100 talk time 30 Days
Combo STV 319 2 GB Data + Rs.100 talk time* 30 Days
Combo STV 329 1 GB Data + Rs.200 talk time* 30 Days

The free talk time in the vouchers above will be credited in the main balance of the subscriber. On exhaustion of the data benefit, base data tariff will be applicable. Unused data will be carried forward to the following month if recharge of next data STV is done during the validity period of existing data pack. At the end of the promotional period of 90 days, BSNL will make the vouchers permanent depending on the response from subscribers.

Last month we reported how BSNL has revised the postpaid tariff across India. BSNL has shown positive subscriber growth in recent times, the operator added 8 lakh new subscribers in a month’s time after it launched free national roaming in June this year.

Also read: BSNL to regularise FibreNet Unlimited Broadband plans in Bangalore.

BSNL has been struggling to keep up with the competition from the private sector. However, efforts are now being made for revival of the company, whose losses stood at Rs.7,020 crore in 2013-14. The losses for first six months of 2014-15 (April-September) were Rs.3,786 crore.

Esmail is our very own in-house spectrum specialist. He is passionate about Telecom, DTH and OTT video streaming apps. When not writing an article, you can find him binge watching shows on Netflix while sipping on a cup of coffee.

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It was always on the cards.


Good plans with 30 days validity. This is to increase the ARPU. How data carry forward facility can be availed if you keep on changing the stv. There is a TRAI rule not to change the tariff within 6months. All operators are keep on changing the tariff every month. Where is this TRAI?

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