Reliance Jio faces tough competition from an unlikely rival. The state-owned telecommunications operator, BSNL, has developed a new plan called “Prepaid Payment Plans for Freedom” which offers many benefits at cheap rates. The new plan that was named after Indian Independence Day will be available from 10 August in all circles and will start from 9 Rs 29.
The prepaid Rs 9 package offers 3G data of 2 GB, after which the speed will be reduced to 80 kbps. There are also unlimited voice calls (except in Delhi and Mumbai) and 100 free SMS. The validity of the plan of a day.
Then the plan Rs 29 has the same advantages as the plan Rs 9, but its validity is 7 days.
Both plans have the free custom installation of Ringback Tune (PRBT). The plans will be valid from August 10th to August 25th. Post them, the data will be limited to 1 GB with general calling benefits. Essentially, the same benefits are available in the Rs 27 plan throughout the year.
BSNL has intensified competition against Reliance Jio and other private telecommunications providers. So far, the most affordable plan was Jio’s with benefits of 150MB of 4G data per day and unlimited calls for Rs 19. Airtel and Vodafone have plans starting at Rs 47.