- BSNL has extended the availability of Rs 699 prepaid plan in Kerala circle in India.
- The plan offers unlimited calling and SMS benefits with 0.5GB daily data and was introduced by the telco in May 2020.
- Airtel and Vi offer prepaid plans priced at Rs 698 and Rs 699 with 2Gb and 4GB daily data respectively.
Government-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has made its Rs 699 prepaid plan available in more telecom circles as part of its Republic Day Special Offer. The plan was introduced by the telco in May 2020 and has now been made available in Kerala circles. The plan will be available to all users from January 25, 2021.
BSNL Rs 699 prepaid plan: BSNL extended the availability of its Rs 699 prepaid plan. BSNL will now offer the prepaid plans in Kerala circle, where it was not available until now. Users will get 0.5GB daily high-speed data after which the speed will be reduced to 80 Kbps. The plan is ideal for users who want to make calls as it offers unlimited voice calls and 100SMS per day without any FUP restrictions with a long validity period of 160 days. To recharge the plan, users can go to BSNL's website or use the USSD code '*444*699#'. Users can also send PLAN BSNL699 to 123.
Airtel Rs 698 prepaid plan: This plan offers 2GB of data per day with truly unlimited calls. The plan also gives 100 SMS per day. The additional benefits of this plan include Airtel XStream Premium, free Hellotunes, Wynk music, free online courses, and Rs 150 cashback on FAStag. For prepaid plans above Rs 598, Airtel is giving six 1GB coupons for users recharging from the Airtel Thanks app. This means users can avail an additional 6GB of data with this plan.
Vi Vodafone Rs 699 prepaid plan: Vi Vodafone is giving double data with this prepaid plan. Thus, this prepaid plan gives 4GB of data per day with a validity of 84 days. The plan also gives truly unlimited local and national calls to all networks. The prepaid plan gives 100 local and national SMS per day. The plan also gives weekend rollover data that lets users use the unused data of weekdays on weekends.
Jio is currently not offering a prepaid plan at this price point which is stated on its website. However, it offers similar benefits at a lesser price point. Consider the following plans if you want to consider similar benefits from Jio.
Jio Rs 599 prepaid plan: The prepaid plan offers 2GB daily data with 84 days validity. The plan gives unlimited on-net calling and Jio to non-Jio calling with a FUP limit of 3000 minutes. The plan gives 100SMS per day with a complimentary subscription to Jio apps.
Jio Rs 777 prepaid plan: This plan offers 1.5GB daily data with 84 days validity and unlimited calling plus 100 SMS. The plan gives 5GB of additional data and a complimentary subscription to Jio apps. The plan also offers a subscription to Disney+ Hotstar at no additional cost.