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BSNL starts offering annual subscription for promotional Bharat Fiber plans

The telco is, however, not giving a yearly subscription for the Rs 449 plan but the option for a yearly subscription has been introduced and is available on the rest of the promotional plans.

twitter-logoYasmin Ahmed | January 20, 2021 | Updated 11:29 IST
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Highlights

  •  BSNL is now giving users the option to subscribe to promotional Bharat Fiber plans on a yearly basis.
  • BSNL will give one month of free service to the customers opting for the annual subscription.
  • Earlier this month, BSNL extended the availability of Bharat Fiber promotional plans for 90 days starting January 4, 2021.

Government-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is now offering a yearly subscription on the promotional Bharat Fiber plans it launched in October 2020. The plans' availability was extended earlier this month for 90 days. The broadband plans were brought in by BSNL on October 1 and were supposed to expire on December 29, 2020. The Bharat Fiber plans priced at Rs 449, Rs 799, Rs 999, and Rs 1499 have been extended for 90 days starting January 4, 2021.

The telco is, however, not giving a yearly subscription for the Rs 449 plan. The plan is also only available for the new broadband customers and available on a promotional basis. Customers opting Rs 449 plan will be migrated automatically to Fiber Basic Plus 599 plan after 6 months that gives 60 Mbps data. The option of yearly subscription has been made available on the rest of the promotional Bharat Fiber broadband plans.BSNL will provide one month of free service to the customers opting for the annual subscription, Telecom Talk reported.

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.
This plan comes with a free premium membership to Disney+ Hotstar.

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 premium membership to DIsney+ Hotstar. These plans will be offered by BSNL in select circles with competition for a promotional period of 90 days.


As per reports, BSNL crossed a one million customer base in the FTTH segment in December 2020 with the help of these promotional Bharat Fiber plans. Last week, the ministry of communications noted that BSNL and MTNL turned Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) positive in the first quarter of 2021 demonstrating a marked improvement in performance within a year of approval of its revival plan.

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