BSNL rolls out Rs 118 prepaid plan to take on Reliance Jio

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And now to keep in the running with Reliance Jio telecom offerings, it has launched a new Rs. 118 recharge plan that offers unlimited voice calls jammed with data incentives. It also offers 100 SMS per day.The key highlight of the offer is that it will give 1GB data per day for a validity period of 180 days. BSNL is offering 1GB of data and unlimited voice calls with its new Rs 118 plan. Also there are freebies which will be revealed once you recharge the pack, but they are available till 81 days. The Jio pack offers additional benefits of a free subscription to Jio apps. BSNL is also offering its subscribers with free PRBT tune (caller ring tones).

BSNL introduced a new prepaid plan for Rs 118 in several circles including Chennai, Kolkata, and others. Voice calls are unlimited and 20 SMS (short message service) are offered. The new development brings 128Kbps of data speed post the FUP (Fair Usage Policy) limit.

Other telecom companies like Airtel and Idea Cellular are also offering some similar plans of Rs 99 and Rs 109.

The pack also comes loaded with 1GB of data. This plan was aimed at the audience with more calling needs than data consumption requirements.

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For example, if you are using the Rs. 199 pack that presently offers 1.4GB data per day, you'll no longer need to recharge for a separate pack once you exceed the 1.4GB quota and you will receive data at a speed of 128Kbps after surpassing the daily limit. In March, Airtel brought its Rs. 995 pack to that was the first prepaid pack to offer the truly unlimited experience for voice calls. This remains unchanged from the other packs offered by the telco. Furthermore, it offers 100 local and national SMS to be used on a daily basis.

The plan is in direct competition with Reliance Jio's Rs 98 plan.

With the above offer, BSNL is giving a whopping 180GB data. The catch is that the plan is limited to only a few circles now. There is no further information on full-fledged launch across India.

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