Recently state-owned telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd announced that it will offer 1 GB of free data to smartphone users who have BSNL connection. This offer would be available across India.
In a statement to press statement, BSNL stated, “On pan India basis BSNL offers 1 GB free data for the smartphone users who are not using BSNL GSM data services. The intention of this offer is to promote a number of internet users in BSNL network.” This is in line with the digital India mission.
In a news report, BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said, “We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to all segment of our loyal mobile customers. We offer best prices to our customers considering the present trend of Indian telecom industry.”
Earlier in the month, the company had also announced a new internet plan with double the data offered by Reliance Jio and includes unlimited free calling its own network.
To counter reliance Jio’s offers, BSNL previously had launched an internet plan that was offering 2GB of 3G data per day and the highlight was that it had unlimited calling within its network for Rs 339. Whereas, Reliance Jio is offering free 1GB of 4G data every day. It also offers unlimited calling to any network till March 31.