BSNL annual broadband subscribers can now get Google smart speakers for a lesser price
Yasmin Ahmed November 22, 2020
Government-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in September announced an offer that gave annual subscribers Google Nest Mini and Google Nest Hub smart devices at a monthly charge of Rs 99 and Rs 199 respectively. The offer was available for users subscribing to monthly broadband plans of Rs 799 and above. The plan was available for a promotional period till December 4.
Now, BSNL has revised this plan. BSNL subscribers opting for annual, biennial and triennial broadband plans will have to pay for 10.5 months, 20.5 months and 30.5 months respectively as a one time charge. The monthly charge for this plan is Rs 99 and users willing to pay the monthly charge of Rs 99 for twelve months in one go will be able to get the Google Nest Mini.
To get the Google Nest Hub, users will have to pay a fixed monthly charge of Rs 1999 or more for 10.5 months, 20.5 months and 30.5 months for annual, biennial and triennial respectively as a one time charge. With this, the users who will be willing to pay Rs 199 for twelve months in one go will get the Google Nest Hub. Previously, users had to pay Rs 199 for 13 months to get the device.
Separately, the Google Nest Mini costs Rs 4,999 which the user would get for Rs 1,188 (for Rs 99 per month.) The Google Nest Hub costs Rs Rs 9,999 which would be available for Rs 2,388. These plans are available for a promotional period till March 31, 2021.
BSNL has the following Bharat Fiber plans priced above Rs 799:
BSNL Bharat Fibre Rs 799 broadband plan: This plan offers 100 Mbps speed till 3300GB or 3.3 TB. Once the FUP limit is reached, the speed is reduced to 2 Mbps.
BSNL Premium Fibre Rs 999 broadband plan: BSNL Fibre Premium broadband plan offers 200 Mbps speed for Rs 999 till 3300GB or 3.3 TB after which the speed is reduced to 2Mbps.
BSNL Ultra Fibre Rs 1499 broadband plan: This plan by BSNL offers up to 300 Mbps speed till 4TB or 4000GB is reached. After the FUP limit, the speed is reduced to 4 Mbps. This plan, too, gives unlimited calling benefits to any network within the country. This plan also comes with a free membership to DIsney+ Hotstar. These plans were brought in by BSNL in select circles with competition for a promotional period.
BSNL broadband plans giving Disney+ Hotstar subscription are also available at Rs 779 and Rs 949.