Vodafone Offers 90GB, 6 Months At Rs 399; BSNL Offering 10 Mbps Broadband
This is among the plethora of offers being offered by Telecoms this festive season. It's indeed a "Happy Diwali" for mobile users!
It seems that Diwali as already started for hardcore Internet users, as Vodafone and BSNL has launched some interesting plans and updates, clearly laser-focused on those who are heavy users of Internet.
While Vodafone has beaten Airtel and to some extent Jio in offering the best deal: 90 GB for 6 months, at Rs 399; BSNL has launched special pre-paid plans, besides promising 10 Mbps and 8 Mbps minimum speed for broadband users.
Of course, terms and conditions exist, but nevertheless, the plans looks interesting.
Vodafone: 90 GB for 6 Months @ Rs 399!
This Diwali season, Vodafone has launched one of the most attractive and cost-effective plan, targeted for regular Internet users.
In their newest promotional scheme, Vodafone pre-paid users can pay Rs 399 and get 90 GB for 6 months.
Now, important details like daily FUP hasn’t been revealed, but if we divide the available GBs equally for 6 months, then it will come to 500 MB per day and overall, the user will only pay Rs 0.22 per GB, which is the lowest as of now.
As if to polish the whole deal, the users will get unlimited voice calls along with the 90 GB data for 6 months, by paying only Rs 399 one-time.
If we compare, then Jio is giving 84 GB for 84 days, for the same amount: Rs 399, along with free unlimited voice calls; and Airtel is only giving 1 GB per day for 28 days, for Rs 399.
Jio has a slight upper hand, as they are also giving 100% cashback along with Rs 399 plan.
Note to Vodafone users: Some reports are claiming that not every Vodafone user is getting these benefits under Rs 399 plan. Please confirm with your local Vodafone outlet while recharging your phone.
BSNL’s Diwali Gift: 10 Mbps Base Speed For Broadband Users
Meanwhile not to be outdone, state carrier BSNL has declared that all broadband users will now get 10 Mbps and 8 Mbps as base speed, effective November 1st, 2017.
This new speed benefit will be applicable to only those users who are using BSNL’s unlimited broadband plans.
Those who are paying more than Rs 675 per month for unlimited broadband plans will get 10 Mbps base speed, while those who are paying less than Rs 675 per month will get 8 Mbps as base speed.
BSNL, in an official statement, said, “In order to offer ‘up to 10 Mbps’ & ‘up to 8 Mbps’ initial download speed (subject to technical feasibility) across all the DSL/FTTH Broadband plans [PAN India/Circle Specific (except A&N circle)] with FMC ? Rs. 675/- & FMC < Rs.675 respectively, which are currently being offered to the customers in different circles/PAN India basis,”
Besides, BSNL has also introduced special offer for pre-paid mobie users under their Diwali celebrations: Users can now get up to 50% extra talk time on recharges of Rs. 290, Rs. 390, and Rs. 590.
Commenting on this new BSNL offer, R.K. Mittal, Director (CM) BSNL Board said, “This offer is being given to our loyal prepaid mobile customers so that they can share their happiness among their friends & relatives during the auspicious occasion of Diwali.”