As Diwali 2017 is on the way, BSNL ( Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) has declared 50% extra talk-time along with full talk-time on select recharge packs in a limited- period scheme.
Offer to start from
BSNL’s Diwali ‘laxmi’ offer will open from October 16 to October 21, 2017. The new plan by BSNL comes at a time when the country’s telecom industry is viewing high competition due to vigorous mobile data pricing by Reliance Jio. Under BSNL’s Laxmi offer, prepaid users buying a recharge of ₹ 290 will get a talk-time or talk value of ₹ 435, the state-run telecom company added.
BSNL said “50% extra than Full Talk Time on Top-Up of Rs.290/390/590 (e.g., Talk Value of Rs. 435 will be given on the Top-Up of Rs. 290)”. Aggressive data pricing and free voice calling offers by Reliance Jio- which provides telecom operators to announce new schemes say some analysts.
It is a separate limited-period scheme where BSNL is offering unlimited on-net (BSNL-to-BSNL calls) local and STD calls along with 1GB of mobile data per day for a validity of 28 days at ₹249. BSNL’s promotional STV or special tariff voucher of ₹249 is available until October 25, 2017.
Reliance Jio has launched various plans to its prepaid and postpaid customers, offering unlimited calls and low-priced mobile data. With a new recharge pack priced at ₹399, Jio customers get 1 GB data per day at 4G speed for 84 days. Along with free voice calls, SMS, and access to My Jio app services. Under a plan priced at ₹149, Jio proffers unlimited local and STD calls to mobile or landline numbers across India plus 2 GBs of data for 28 days.
Jio has also declared a new recharge plan at ₹349, which comes with 20s GB of 4G data with a validity of 56 days without any daily limit. You can use the entire 20 GB of data even in one day or spend it over 56 days. After you consume the 56GBs of High-speed data, the internet speed will be reduced to 128kbps, Jio said.