PAN India 3G service provider, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) continued its excellent performance in new subscriber acquisition in wireless segment during the month of June 2016.
As per the latest information, BSNL added more than 1.9 million new mobile customers in June 2016. The best performers in SIM sales were - Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, UP (West), UP (East), Rajasthan and Punjab telecom circles.
BSNL achieved more than 87% of the target set for SIM sales in June 2016. All telecom circles performed well except Maharashtra, Assam & North East - I whose achievement is less than 65% of the assigned target.
Best performing BSNL Telecom Circles in SIM sales in June 2016
|Telecom Zone||Telecom Circle||Target for June 2016||Achievement in June 2016||% Achievement|
BSNL started showing positive signs of revival form June 2015 on wards, after the launch of Free All India Roaming Scheme for its Prepaid and Postpaid Mobile customers. As per latest TRAI reports, BSNL registered tremendous growth in gross mobile connections per month during February, March and April, 2016. MNP (Mobile Number Portability) figures are also positive for BSNL since last year. In Kerala Circle, BSNL pushed Vodafone to third position and reclaimed its second position in total wireless subscribers.
Read More: TRAI Report Card April 2016: BSNL became the No.1 telecom operator with highest growth rate and maximum net addition of wireless customers
To attract youth segment to BSNL, a Special Prepaid plan - Students Special Plan - was introduced by BSNL in June 2016. The new students plan is exclusive for students with 1GB Free 3G Data and One Year validity. See its details below:
- BSNL adds more features and always full talk time facility to the newly launched 'Students Special' prepaid mobile plan
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