To stay in the competition and give a tough fight to private sector players like Jio, Airtel and Vodafone, BSNL is luring its subscribers by offering extremely aggressive pricing and plans. It has been successful to a certain extent coming close to Jio by adding more subscribers monthly that the rest of the industry.
In continuation with its new plans to woo customers, BSNL has launched a new prepaid plan on the occasion of Onam. The plan is meant for its 4G subscribers in the Kerala circle and targets to fetch in new customers. BSNL with the Onam plan is offering mega benefits in terms of bandwidth, calls and SMS. Dubbed by BSNL as “BSNL Onam Smart Plan”, the plan is priced at a measly amount of Rs 234 only per month with a number of benefits. Let us dig deeper into the benefits of the new plan.
Considered to be falling in the affordable price segment, BSNL has come up 4G Onam Smart Plan. It is priced at a standard rate of ₹ 234 with a validity of 30 days. But what sets it apart is total data allotment of 4G 90GB for a period of 30 days. What differentiates the plan from rest is that there is no cap on the daily usage limit.
Now coming to the voice calls, it is free for 250 minutes per day to any network in India. Once the limit is exhausted, the subscriber will be charged at regular call rates. In addition to the calls, BSNL is also offering 100SMSes per day for free. Interested subscribers can activate the plan either by sending an SMS or via USSD. SMS can be sent on PLAN<space>SMART to 123. USSD by dialling *444*234#
The company is also extending extra talk-time on some of the top-up vouchers. They include Rs 110 talk time on the top-up of Rs 110 and Rs 190 worth top-up will give Rs 210 worth talk-time. Rs 290 top-up extends Rs 320 talk-time whereas Rs 400 top-up will offer Rs 450 worth talk-time. All these are valid until September 13, 2019.
Additionally, BSNL has parallelly launched another Onam offer named ‘Onam bonanza’. This is top-up offers on data. The top-up includes 9 GB to 15 GB extra data for plan denominations 186/446/485/666/1699 & STV denominations 187/349/399/429. This is valid only for recharges done until 15th September 2019.
Presently the plan and top up offers are available in Kerala only. There is no information on whether they will be launched in other telecom circles of the country. Or the duration for which they will be available in Kerala.