BSNL, India’s only pan India 3G mobile operator is now ready to offer 3G data plan at more affordable prices to Indian customers. The company is reducing 3G data plan rates up to 45% from the existing prices for both prepaid and postpaid customers in all over India effective from 15Aug.
BSNL is now scrapping all its existing 2G/3G data STVs and will have only four types of data STVs. The MRP of 3G data STV for prepaid customers will starts from Rs 139 which offer 1GB of 3G data, at present this STV costs Rs 250.
All the above STV will be effective from 15 Aug-2013
For postpaid customer, BSNL is more liberal and will offer data plans at more reduced prices . The 1GB data plan for postpaid customer will cost Rs 125 only.
All these rates for postpaid will be effective from billing cycle starting from 1 Sept-2013.
BSNL is going to close all the below 2G data plans from 15 Aug-2013 because now onwards, the default profile of any BSNL customer will be 3G with no speed restriction that means as per the network availability and as per your device, you will get the speed of data usage.
From above it is also clear that for postpaid customer, those are subscribed to postpaid plans of FMC of Rs 725 and Rs 1500 and were enjoying unlimited free data usage, will now have to be satisfied themselves by reduced data usage of 1GB and 2GB respectively.
BSNL is having five Rate cutter SMS STVs and from 15 Aug-2013 , BSNL is going to modify the feature of all these Rate cutter SMS STVs. Now instead of reducing rates, a fixed number of free SMSs on any network will be allowed by using these STVs.
For heavy SMS sender, BSNL also have introduced a new SMS STV of MRP Rs 147 which allow user to send 3000 free SMS on any network within validity period of 30 days but user must be aware that as per TRAI guidelines, a user can send 100 free SMS per day only and beyond this limit, every SMS will be charged @50p per SMS.
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