State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is offering a new ‘Republic Day Offer’. Under the new scheme, BSNL is giving 71 days extra validity in Rs 1,999 annual plan.
With the Rs 1,999 plan, BSNL is bundling unlimited calls to any network, 3GB per day data, and 100 SMSes per day. The plan comes with additional benefits such as BSNL Tunes and BSNL TV subscription free. As part of the new offer, the validity of the plan has been extended to 436 days instead of 365 days.
BSNL’s new scheme is available between January 26 and February 15 2020.
“Subscribers are showing faith in Government owned BSNL by choosing it over other telecom operators in great numbers through mobile number portability (MNP) facility. As per recent TRAI report, BSNL has increase its wireless market share in the month for November 2019 to 10.19% for all India and to 11.07% in BSNL license area i.e. excluding Delhi and Mumbai,” said the operator in a release.
BSNL had launched Rs 1,999 plan last year. The plan initially offered 2GB per day data but was later extended to 3GB data per day.
BSNL’s Rs 1,999 annual plan competes with Reliance Jio’s Rs 1,299 and Rs 2,020 plans. Airtel also offers Rs 1,498 and Rs 2,398 annual plans. Vodafone has Rs 1,499 and Rs 2,399 annual prepaid plans.