BSNL announced a list of 3G plans 2017 – Now plans 78, 89, 155, 156, 189, 291, 444, 451, 549, 561, 821 and 3099 come with huge changes in data usage – BSNL prepaid subscribers recharging same denomination would get almost double data benefits in most of the plans.
All existing BSNL prepaid 3g plans would get only data revision but no changes were made in the validity of existing 3g plans.
BSNL has taken aggressive strategy over data & voice services provided by existing telecom operators since last year and, same strategy got accelerated in full swing after the launch of Jio 4g services.
Every customers getting Jio Sim would have enough data for browsing & downloading contents in daily basis – Existing telecom operators have lost many of valuable ‘Data oriented customers' in last couple of months.
BSNL has already announced unlimited 3g data plan 1199 as well as unlimited Voice calling plan 149 to stop existing subscribers leaving the network.
BSNL latest revisions were made in the volume of data usage the subscribers are getting with existing data plans. These plans wouldn't compete with Jio 4g plans until Jio stops freebie services.
BSNL revised 3g plans are very useful for subscribers who have no intention to change primary number or switch to Jio at early, and need to surf internet on the go.
BSNL prepaid subscribers would get double data benefit with 3g plans 78, 98, 155 and more than double data benefit with 3g plans 198, 291, 444, 451, 561, 821. Rest of the 3g plans including 156, 549, 3099 would get a little increment in data usage. All these plans would get no changes in validity.
BSNL 3g plans 78, 98, 155 would get 2gb, 1gb, 2gb 3g data usage respectively instead of 1gb, 650mb & 1gb respectively.
BNL prepaid 3g plans 198, 291, 444, 451, 561, 821 would get 3gb, 8gb, 8gb, 6gb & 15gb of 3g data usage respectively instead of 1gb, 2.2gb, 3gb, 2gb, 5gb & 6gb respectively.
Rest of BSNL 3g plans including 156, 549, 3099 would get a little change in 3g data usage – 3gb, 15gb & 20GB of 3g data usage respectively instead of 2gb, 10gb & 15GB respectively
Need to remember that 3g plan 451 offers Rs 80 of talktime and 3g plan 3099 offers unlimited local & STD calling + 3000 free SMS along with revised 3g usage.
BSNL revised 3g plans 2017
|BSNL 3g Plans||Current data usage||Revised data usage||Validity|
|451||2GB+Rs 80||6GB+Rs 80||60 days|
|3099||15GB+Unlimited L/S/R||20GB+ Unlimited L/S/R+3000 SMS||30 days|
You are advised to connect BSNL support before activating any of BSNL 3g plans specified above.