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BSNL extends 6 paise cashback offer on calls and SMS until June 30

BSNL had introduced a 6 paise cashback offer in December 2019. The offer gives users a cashback of 6 paise for calls made for more than 5 minutes and SMS as well.

twitter-logoYasmin Ahmed | June 25, 2020 | Updated 11:53 IST

Highlights

  • BSNL has extended its '5 pe 6' offer till June 30.
  • The offer gives users cashback of 6 paise for calls above 5 minutes.
  • BSNL has also expanded its WiFi hotspot services.

Government-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has extended the validity of its promotional offer with 6 paise cashback till June 30. Well, this isn't the first time that the telecommunications extended its cashback offer. The '5 pe 6' offer was initially valid till May 30, after which it saw a monthly extension.

The development was first reported by Only Tech. The offer was introduced last year and was supposed to expire on December 31st, 2019.

The offer can be availed by users for calls for more than 5 minutes. Users can avail of a maximum cashback of Rs 50 per month. Through this offer, BSNL customers get a cashback of 6 paise by making a voice call, or sending an SMS. It is available to BSNL wireline, broadband, and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) subscribers.

The offer was brought in last year as a response to Reliance Jio's introduction of IUC charge which was also 6 paise per minute.

To activate the BSNL cashback offer, type "ACT 6 paisa" in the SMS compose box and send it to 9478053334. The money is credited in the form of cashback to the subscriber.

BSNL Expands WiFi Hotspots: The BSNL Telangana circle has expanded its WiFi hotspot to a gated community in Hyderabad. Green Grace community where the expansion has been made stretches across 5.38 acres and consists of 420 apartments.

A report by Telecom Talk stated that each hotspot offers speeds of 2 Mbps to 20 Mbps. BSNL also offers 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi to all users at most Wi-Fi Hotspot locations across India.

BSNL launched its WiFi services in 2015 in Varanasi and has commissioned 49, 517 hotspots across India. BSNL and PayTM partnered in October and PayTm notifies BSNL users whenever there is a WiFi hotspot. The development was noted by Nagella Trinath, deputy manager marketing at BSNL.

BSNL Vouchers: Once the complimentary access to the WiFi is over, BSNL users can get access to the internet by using vouchers. These vouchers start at Rs 9, and go up to Rs 69. The following are the vouchers being provided by the telco.

BSNL WiFi 9 voucher comes at Rs 9 and offers 1 GB data for a day.
BSNL WiFi 19 voucher comes at Rs 19 and offers 3GB data for a validity of 3 days.
BSNL WiFi 39 voucher comes at Rs 39, offers 7GB data for a validity of 7 days.
BSNL WiFI 59 voucher comes at Rs 59, offers 15GB data for a validity of 14 days.
BSNL WiFi 69 voucher comes at Rs 69, offers 30GB data for a validity of 30 days.
BSNL WiFI 59 voucher comes at Rs 59, offers 15GB data for a validity of 14 days.
BSNL WiFi 69 voucher comes at Rs 69, offers 30GB data for a validity of 30 days.

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