- BSNL Rs 397 prepaid plan gives 2GB daily data with unlimited calling and SMS benefits.
- No other telco offers a one-year validity at this price point.
- Even though this planís benefits are not the same throughout the year, it will come in handy to users who want to keep their SIM active.
Government-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) recently revised its prepaid plan that was previously priced at Rs 365 to Rs 397. No other telco offers a one-year validity at this price point. And even though this plan's benefits are not the same throughout the year, it will come in handy to users who want to keep their SIM active.
BSNL's Rs 397 prepaid plan: BSNL's Rs 397 prepaid recharge plan gives its users unlimited voice calls and 2GB daily data for 60 days. The overall validity of the plan is 365 days. Users opting for the first recharge Rs 365 plan will also get free Personalised Ring Back Tone (PRBT) and 100 free SMS per day. Users must note that they get high speed till the consumption of 2GB daily data after which the speed will be reduced to 80 Kbps.
The plan also gives unlimited calls to any network. Even though the validity of the PV is 365 days, the users can avail unlimited voice and data freebies with PRBT for 60 days. After 60 days, they can get unlimited data and calling benefits by recharging vouchers.
Airtel, Jio and Vi prepaid plans with annual benefits:
Now, private telcos Airtel, Jio and Vi also offer annual prepaid plans that come with 365 days validity. However, the benefits of these plans are uniform throughout, that is, they will give 2GB daily data, unlimited calling and 100 SMS. Most of these plans will also give their users streaming benefits.
Airtel Rs 2498 prepaid plan: This plan offers 2GB daily data with unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day and comes with a validity of 365 days.
Jio Rs 2399 prepaid plan: This plan gives 2GB daily data with unlimited domestic calls and 100 SMS per day. The telco also gives 100 daily SMS and a complimentary subscription to Jio apps.
Vi Rs 2595 prepaid plan: Vi Vodafone gives 2GB daily data and unlimited calls with this prepaid plan. The plan gives weekend rollover data benefits with this plan. The plan also gives 100 SMS per day. The streaming benefits with this plan include access to premium Zee5 subscriptions and Vi Movies and TV access.
BSNL Rs 1999 prepaid plan: BSNL also has annual prepaid plans that give regular benefits. This annual prepaid plan offers 3GB daily data with unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. The plan is available in all circles of India. On a regular basis, the validity of the plan is 365 days. It also gives OTT benefits from Eros Now for a year along with Lokdhun or BSNL TV content for 60 days. The free voice calls from the plan are available even in roaming including MTNL areas of Delhi and Mumbai. The speed will be reduced to 80 Kbps once the data is exhausted. The plan also offers free BSNL tunes with an unlimited song change option.