BSNL prepaid users will get additional 2.2GB of daily data over and above their base plan data benefit. It will be available for all users on PAN India basis from September 16 for the duration of 60 days.
Under the new Airtel plan, users will be offered 350 minutes of local, STD & roaming voice calls. Additionally, customers will also get 1.5GB of 3G/4G data and SMS benefits of 200 local+STD SMS.
The BSNL Rs 777 and Rs 1277 are dubbed as Fibro Combo ULD 777 and Fibro Combo ULD 1277 respectively. Both these plans from BSNL are applicable across the country except Andaman and Nicobar circle.
Jio users can avail the Rs 399 plan at an effective price of Rs 299. However, in order to receive this benefit, one has to recharge the prepaid pack from MyJio applications using PhonePe. Once the recharge is done through PhonePe, users will get Rs 50 instant cashback on Jio application in the form of a voucher.
The operator has basically clubbed its Rs 199 prepaid plan for three months that makes a grand total of Rs 597. However, after the discount, users can recharge for just Rs 396 (in Delhi NCR circle). The new pack comes with a validity of 84 days.
The operator asked the government to acquire spectrum worth Rs 13,885 crore and it has sought Rs 6,652 as equity infusion from the government. The operator initially wanted to meet the remaining cost through revenue that will be generated over a period of 10 years.
This new prepaid plan directly competes with the Idea Cellular’s Rs 295 prepaid plan.
BSNL has revealed that these plans are not valid in Andaman and Nicobar circle. Additionally, all the plans come with unlimited voice calls coupled with one free email ID and 1GB of cloud storage space. The plans are meant for new users and old ones cannot migrate to these plans.
The Rs 399 myPlan Infinity postpaid plan offers 20GB of 4G data per month. However, the company is offering additional 20GB data for 12 months, which makes a grand total of 40GB. Further, the plan comes with data rollover facility, meaning that the unused data be carry forward to next billing.
The company is currently offering 2GB of data per day until September 11, 2018. This means users will get the free data for 4 days. In short, Jio is offering 8GB of data to all its users.
To participate in this offer, users need to open the MyJio app and there will be a banner showing “Get the tastiest 1GB of data ever”, click on the banner and the app will take you to the screen where you need to to the Participate Now button.
With this partnership, Airtel Payments Bank’s saving account holders will be able to withdraw cash by using their mobile phone through IMT (Instant Money Transfer) card-less cash technology. The technology can be used for self-withdrawal or for sending money to an intended recipient for ATM cash withdrawal.
The validity extension functionality can be used to extend benefits by up to 180 days. One has to opt for the BSNL STV plans from Rs 98 to Rs 199 to get an extended validity for 90 days. If you opt for BSNL STV plans above Rs 200, the validity will be extended to 180 days.
The recharge packs will be initially launched in the Punjab, Tamil Nadu and UP West circles and they will be rolled out in other parts of the country over the next few weeks.
The set-top box from Hathway will come with a remote that features a dedicated Netflix button, which will help users to launch the app with a click of the button. Further, subscribers will be able to pay for their Netflix subscription using their Hathway bill.