To counter the threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL launched a new plan that offers 2 GB of 3G data per day and unlimited calling within its network for Rs. 339.
"The benefits customer will get under the Combo STV (special tariff voucher) of Rs. 339 are unlimited calls in BSNL network and unlimited data with fair use policy of 2 GB per day with the validity of 28 days," BSNL said in a statement.
Reliance Jio is offering 1GB of 4G data per day (rpt) per day and unlimited calling to all network for free till March 31. From April 1 onward, Reliance Jio customers opting for Jio Prime service will get unlimited data and calls till March 31, 2018, for the one-time registration fee of Rs. 99 and Rs. 303 per month. Jio With Big Bonanza, Free Voice Calls Across Networks
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The offer is limited to 90 days. BSNL said that the data of 2 GB per day is one of the best in the industry. "We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to all segment of our loyal mobile customers. We offer best prices to our customers considering the present trend of Indian telecom industry," BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said.
BSNL customers under the new scheme will also get 25 minutes of the free call to other network everyday and after that, they will be charged 25 paisa for a minute long phone call. Jio Prime Plans: All You Need To Know