BSNL just lately unveiled a brand new postpaid plan to tackle rivals Vodafone, Airtel and Reliance Jio. The plan is priced at Rs 299, and is aimed toward new clients. As part of the plan, customers get unlimited native and nationwide calling, unlimited texts and unlimited knowledge. The unlimited calling is restricted to BSNL circles, which suggests the free voice calling and roaming received’t be relevant in Mumbai and Delhi circles the place the state-run telco has no presence.
Secondly, although the plan bundles unlimited texts, there’s a cap of 100 SMS per day, which may be each native and nationwide. Lastly, the plan additionally offers unlimited knowledge, however there’s an FUP. Users get 31GB high-speed 3G (or 2G) knowledge by way of the validity with none every day limits. However, as soon as the given restrict is crossed, the speed will probably be throttled right down to 80Kbps. Also, whereas opponents provide carry ahead knowledge, BSNL doesn’t have any such choice.
In comparability, Reliance Jio has a plan priced at Rs 199, which offers unlimited native and nationwide calls with none FUP, 100 free native and nationwide SMS every day, and complimentary subscription to Jio app suite. In phrases of knowledge advantages, customers get 25GB high-speed knowledge, and as soon as the restrict is hit, customers can nonetheless proceed downloading at 4G speeds, however they are going to be charged at Rs 20 per GB.
Vodafone additionally has a plan priced at Rs 299 which offers unlimited calling with none FUP, 100 SMS each month, and 20GB 4G/3G/2G knowledge. Just like BSNL, even Vodafone doesn’t provide any carry ahead knowledge with this plan, however BSNL nonetheless will get just a little benefit because it offers 31GB knowledge, in comparison with 25GB on Vodafone.