BSNL has offering 1GB 3G internet data at the price of 36 rupees to counter Reliance Jio. The state-run telecom firm BSNL on Friday slashed 3G mobile Internet rates by about three-fourths, bringing down the cost of per GB data to as low as Rs 36 under a special pack.
The company said, “Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to offer up to four times extra data on existing data STVs (special tariff vouchers) available in the market”
BSNL has introduced many cheap plans for 3G data users. Under Rs. 291 plan, a customer will get four times more data at 8GB with a validity of 28 days against 2GB earlier. The Rs. 78 plan will offer double data at 2GB.
The company said, “With these offers BSNL is now offering data at the rate of Rs. 36 per GB which is one of the lowest in the Industry.”
BSNL Board Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said, “We are committed to providing affordable mobile services for all segments of the prepaid mobile customers. These offers will be valid from February 6, 2017, on Pan India basis.”
BSNL continues to dominate broadband market in fixed line services segment with 9.95 million customers and ranks fifth in mobile broadband space with 20.39 million subscribers.