State-owned telecom corporation Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Friday said it will offer 1GB of free data to smartphone users who have a BSNL connection but are not using the company s data services. Also Read - How to recharge your Jio number via WhatsAppAlso Read - 5G JioPhone launch could be around Diwali this year, price to be around Rs 3,500
In a statement in New Delhi, BSNL said it has decided to give a special free offer for smartphone users to promote Digital India drive and to increase internet users in prepaid mobile services .
The offer would be available on a pan India basis, it added. On pan India basis BSNL offers 1GB free data for the smartphone users who are not using BSNL GSM data services. The intention of this offer is to promote number of internet users in BSNL network, it added. ALSO READ: Reliance Jio effect: BSNL to offer 2GB data per day at Rs 339