Exclusive : BSNL to Hike Broadband Modem Rentals from 1 April (Basic and WiFi)

India’s largest state-owned Broadband service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has decided to increase the Monthly Rental Charges for Broadband Modem (basic and WiFi) from 1 April across the country.

BSNL Broadband Modem

According to our exclusive source, The fixed monthly charge for ADSL Broadband Modem (When Modem is taken on Rental Basis from BSNL) will be increased by Rs.20 to Rs.30 (basic and WiFi – ADSL / VDSL) for all new subscribers and Rs.45 to Rs.85 for all existing (more than 24 months old) customers in any tariff plans.

Revised Monthly Rental Charges for modem (When Modem is taken on Rental Basis) to Existing as well as New BSNL Broadband Customers (w.e.f. 1st April, 2014) as follows :

BSNL Broadband Modem charges 1_4_2014

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October 11, 2014 9:51 pm 9:51 PM

When I went to US, I kept the phone for safe custody for 6 months and extended this by another 18 Months. I had the returned the modem also.
They were not charging any rental because of this and collected only safe custody charges. Whe I wanted further extn they said the wd charge rental
Too although the modem was retd in JUNE 12 2012 itself. They want ack to be produced, but being in US I do not know where I have kept/filed it.
Still we cannot do away with their draconian waysnof colonial past

September 18, 2014 7:55 am 7:55 AM

this is the way to help private companies like reliance, airtel, aircell like that. i think top ranking officers will collect lot of money from private companies. its a stupid work. very soon bsnl will be handover to private concern.

September 11, 2014 3:21 pm 3:21 PM
The BSNL management has gone mad. Customer who took BSNL connection 4-5 years back, paid teh Model amount long back and its over. but because of this hike in teh rental, they have been charged. Are you stupid or think your customers are? Once you have recovered the amount, teh modem is customer’s how can you apply the currecnt hike to old customers? There are enormous issues that you never rectify, charge the highest still your services are pathetic: 1) Customer Care never works, if by chance we are able to connect, they seak as if we are their servants,… Read more »