BSNL has introduced a new annual plan of Rs 1,097, under which users will get a total of 25GB data, for a validity period of 365 days. This new plan has been launched in Kolkata circle and it will be valid until January 6, 2019.
Additionally, users also get unlimited voice calls, but the calls can only be made to numbers located in Mumbai and Delhi circles. These calls are not capped to 250 minutes or 1000 minutes respectively.
Recently, the government started the selection process for the post of Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned telecom firm BSNL, as present CMD Anupam Shrivastava will superannuate in June next year. “PESB has invited names of qualified candidates for the post of CMD, BSNL by 15 hours on October 22, 2018,” the Department of Telecom said in a note to heads of state-run firms under it.
The benefits offered by this plan, users will get a total of 25GB data which should be used during the entire plan validity of 365 days. The plan also comes bundled with unlimited voice calling benefit, but again, you can make voice calls to numbers located in Mumbai and Delhi circles. On the brighter side, BSNL is not capping voice calls to 250 minutes or 1000 minutes like Vodafone Idea. Also, there’s no after FUP speed provided by BSNL with this prepaid plan, which is underwhelming.
Best yearly prepaid plan is provided by the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio itself. Jio, which recently amassed 250 million subscribers has introduced a prepaid plan of Rs 1,699, offering benefits for 365 days. Under the newly launched plan, Jio is giving its 1.5GB of 4G data per day, unlimited voice calls which can be used across all the 22 telecom circles and 100 SMS per day.