State-run telecom firm BSNL extended the validity of select prepaid mobile plans by 43 percent and increased the data offered by 50 percent, with an aim to counter Reliance Jio‘s latest offer. Also Read - Jio Freedom Plans 2021: Jio launches 5 new prepaid plans with no daily data limit - check detailsAlso Read - How to recharge your Jio number via WhatsApp
“Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced BSNL ‘Happy Offer’ for prepaid mobile customers — 43 percent extra validity and 50 percent additional data with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls for prepaid mobile customers,” the company said in a statement. Also Read - 5G JioPhone launch could be around Diwali this year, price to be around Rs 3,500
Under the scheme, pre-paid plan priced at Rs 485 will give 1.5 GB data per day with the validity of 90 days and Rs 666 will give 1.5 GB per day data with a validity of 129 days with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls.
BSNL customers subscribing to Rs 186 plan voucher and Rs 187 special tariff voucher will get 1 GB data per day with 28 days validity. Similarly, Rs 349 and Rs 429 plans will get 1GB data per day with 54 days and 81 days validity, respectively. All the plans will offer 100 SMSes per day.
Reliance Jio had earlier slashed tariffs by Rs 50 for all its monthly schemes under which customers are getting 1 GB data per day and also enhanced data limit to 1.5 GB from the existing 1GB for select plans from January 9 onwards.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.