Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a new Fiber Entry monthly broadband plan at Rs. 329 for clients. BSNL Bharat Fiber’s cheapest plan yet, the new broadband internet plan will offer speeds of up to 20 Mbps. Currently available in select states. The plan has a Fair Usage Policy (FUP) limit of 1,000 GB (1 TB), after which subscribers may browse at slower speeds, depending on the service provider. Users will also have access to local and STD calls to any network in India.
The new Fiber Entry broadband plan is list about him BSNL website, in select states where plan is currently available. The details of the plan were first reported by TelecomTalk. The BSNL Bharat Fiber Entry plan is included to offer 1TB of high-speed data at 20Mbps. After 1TB of data is exhausted, the speed will be reduced to 2Mbps, according to the BSNL website.
BSNL’s new Fiber Entry monthly plan is priced at Rs. 329, which is Rs. 120 less than the Basic Fiber Plan priced at Rs. 449. The latter offers high-speed browsing at 30 Mbps, with a FUP limit of 3,300 GB (3.3 TB), after which browsing speed drops to 2 Mbps. As mentioned above, BSNL also offers local calls and unlimited STDs to any network as part of the Fiber Entry plan, along with a 90 percent discount on the first month’s rent.
While the price of the plan is listed at Rs. 329, does not include taxes, which means subscribers will have to pay a total of Rs. 388 (with 18 percent GST or Rs. 59 extra) and offers a cheaper alternative for subscribers who don’t require a lot of data each month. The plan is available in select regions and BSNL has yet to announce whether it will roll out to all states.
Meanwhile, BSNL is facing competition from its biggest rival Reliance. Jiowhich shot down the state telecommunications company as the largest provider of broadband services with 4.34 million subscribers a few months ago. According to data from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio’s subscriber base increased to 4.34 million in November 2021, while BSNL’s client base dropped to 4.2 million. Bharti Airtel’s the cable broadband subscriber base also grew to 4.08 million and is expected to overtake BSNL in the future.
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