- BSNL launched voice and data centric 429 plan in September
- Rs 429 pack comes with 1 GB data per day for 90 days, says BSNL
- BSNL's Rs 429 recharge pack includes free voice calls
The Rs 429 recharge offer from BSNL comes at a time when the telecom industry is seeing strong competition led by aggressive mobile data pricing by new entrant Reliance Jio, the provider of telecom services under brand Jio.
BSNL Rs 429 STV
Termed as a "voice and data centric plan" by BSNL, the Rs 429 pack offers unlimited voice calls from the home LSA (local Service Area) to any network for 90 days, the telecom company said on its Rajasthan, Kolkata, Punjab and North East circle websites.
"BSNL introduced Voice & Data Centric Plan 429 under prepaid mobile service with Unlimited Voice to any network and 90 GB data (1GB/day) for 90 days," BSNL said on its North East circle website.
BSNL Laxmi offer
With Diwali just around the corner, BSNL has announced a new scheme offering 50 per cent extra talk-time along with full talk-time on select recharge packs. A limited-period scheme, BSNL's Diwali 'Laxmi' offer will open from October 16 to October 21, 2017, according to its website - bsnl.co.in. Under BSNL's Laxmi offer, BSNL prepaid users buying a recharge of Rs. 290 will get a talk-time or talk value of Rs.435 during the six-day period, BSNL added.
"50% extra than Full Talk Time on Top-Up of Rs.290/390/590 (e.g., Talk Value of Rs. 435 will be given on the Top-Up of Rs. 290)," BSNL said.
BSNL Rs 249 recharge pack
Under a separate limited-period scheme, BSNL is offering unlimited on-net (BSNL-to-BSNL calls) local and STD calls along with 1GB of mobile data per day for a validity of 28 days at Rs.249, according to its website. BSNL's promotional STV or special tariff voucher of Rs. 249 is available till October 25, 2017, it said.