State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has revised its Rs 99 prepaid recharge. Alongside, BSNL has also reportedly increased the SIM replacement charges for both prepaid and postpaid customers to Rs 100.
Asreported by Telecom Talk, earlier, the Rs 99 prepaid recharge used to offer unlimited voice calling benefit for 26 days, but now, the telco has decreased the validity by two days. The plan now comes with a validity of 24 days. The pack also includes free access to PRBT (personalised ring back tone).
The BSNL Rs 99 plan was launched last year with Rs 319 prepaid plan. However, BSNL has not made any changes to Rs 319 plan which offers unlimited voice calling benefit for 90 days from the date of recharge.
BSNL earlier used to charge Rs 10 for SIM replacement to both the prepaid and postpaid customers, but it has now been increased by ten times. Now BSNL has increased the SIM replacement charges from Rs 10 to Rs 100 which is valid for both prepaid and postpaid customers. This change is effective from January 21, 2019.
Meanwhile, in a related story, BSNL recently launched a new half-yearly prepaid plan of Rs 899. The BSNL Rs 899 plan offers unlimited voice calling benefit (except Mumbai and Delhi circles), 50 SMS per day and 1.5GB data per day. In total, the telco is offering 270GB for the entire validity period.