The PSU has a strong market penetration and significant share in these telecom circles. Unlike Jio’s offer that is available for only 4G subscribers, the
BSNL plan will be open to 2G and 3G users, which constitute the majority
of mobile customers.
BSNL Chairman cum Managing Director Shri. Anupam Shrivastava told – “We are closely observing the market as well as Jio’s performance. We
will also come up with lifetime free-voice plans from the new year as
part of fresh offerings. We plan to be even lower than the Jio plan, and
this could be by Rs 2-4.”
BSNL’s Zero Voice tariff plans will be offered to BSNL mobile customers who also have broadband connection at home. The PSU plans to route the voice traffic through its landline network. However, the free-voice facility will also be available when a subscriber would use it outside the residence.
“The idea is to use the home broadband to route outgoing mobile calls through the landline network. We estimate that a large amount of time is spent at home, and so here we can ride on our wire-line operations,” – BSNL CMD added.
Customers choosing Zero Voice tariff plans will be offered unlimited lifetime free voice calls from their BSNL Mobile. The MRP of the Zero Voice tariff plan will be less than Rs 149/- by Rs 2 to 4.
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