Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has finally introduced its new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) service in India. Dubbed as Bharat Fiber, the service is available pan India and it will give a stiff competition to Reliance Jio GigaFiber service.
The new service is available in different circles including Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttranchal and West Bengal. In order to opt for the FTTH service, users need to pay a security deposit of Rs 500, which is refundable. Users then need to pay a monthly or annual rent of Rs 90 or Rs 1080 respectively. Users opting the service with ADSL WiFi modem will have to pay a monthly or annual rent of Rs 200 and Rs 1500 respectively.
The telecom operator has also announced a slew of broadband plans for its new FTTH service. To begin with the cheapest plan Fibro Combo ULD 777, it offers up to 50 Mbps of download speed and it comes with a capping of 500GB. Once the data is exhausted, users will get up to 2Mbps speed. The plan comes with a price of Rs 777 and users will also get one free email ID and 1GB of account space. It also offers free voice call on any network in the country.
Next is the Fibro Combo ULD 1277 plan that comes with a price tag of Rs 1,277. The plan offers up to 100 Mbps of speed till 750GB of data. Users will get 2Mbps of speed once the data limit is over. Users can opt for a static IP address for Rs 200 per annum. The plan also offers one free email ID, 1GB of account space and free voice call on any network in the country.
Fibro Combo ULD 3999 and ULD 5999 plans offer up to 60 Mbps and up to 70 Mbps of internet speed. The plan comes with a data limit of 750 GB and 1250GB and once the limit is overs users will get unlimited access to the internet at 4 Mbps and 6Mbps of download speeds respectively.
Lastly, there is Fibro Combo ULD 9999 and ULD 16999 plans, which comes with a price tag of Rs 9,999 and Rs 16,999 respectively. Customers will get up to 100 Mbps of download speed with a data limit of 2200GB and 3500GB respectively. Once the limit is over, users will get up to 8 Mbps and up to 10 Mbps of download speeds. All the above-mentioned plans also come with free static IP address, email ID and 1GB of account space. Customers will also get unlimited voice calls on any network in India.