How BSNL's new internet plan can take over Reliance Jio's ?Data-Giri'?
How BSNL's new internet plan can take over Reliance Jio's ?Data-Giri'?

Reliance recently revealed that it will be soon rolling out Reliance Jio to empower the country with fastest data connection and that too on the cheapest rate. This announcement has given sleepless nights to its competitors and many of them have been scouting a perfect resolution to tackle Relaince’s move. Walking on the same path, BSNL, state-run telecom provider, has chalked a plan which it feels can act as catalyst for its business.  The new plan will provide 1GB data/Rs 1 for unlimited broadband data and is called ‘Experience Unlimited BB 249.’

As per BSNL, the aforementioned move will further expand its reach and will also help in attracting some new subscribers. This development came right after Reliance’s announcement of rolling out Reliance Jio to map the entire country through its ‘Data-Giri’.  

Jio’s 4G service will offer free voice-calling to customers, and claims to have the lowest data rates in the world starting at Rs 50 per GB. The plans are starting at Rs 19 and with free voice-calling. However, there’s a lot of fineprint text one needs to read to fully understand what Jio is actually offering.

Providing the details of the plan, officials of BSNL commented that under this plan, customers can download unlimited broadband data without bothering about any data limit. BSNL shall offer 2 Mbps speed under this plan.

Currently, Vodafone, Airtel and Idea Cellular, the three big players of the segment, offer a data connection at an average rate of Rs 250 for 1.2 GB for 28 days. If reliance manages to pull this one of, then the big race of providing cheapest and fastest internet connection will begin and the subscribers will get benefited with this ‘Data-Giri’.  

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