Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced the revision in advance or higher payment option for BSNL Broadband customers all over India with immediate effect. As per the latest information, the revised schemes are applicable to BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH), DSL Broadband, BBoWiFi (Broadband over WiFi) and Bharat Air Fiber customers with effect from 11th November 2020 onwards.
Revised advance payment schemes are applicable to both PAN India as well as Circle Specific plans except the newly launched BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) plans – Fiber Basic 449, Fiber Basic Plus 599, Fiber Value 799, Fiber Premium 999 and Fiber Ultra 1499. Customers currently enrolled in all other broadband plans can opt for the revised half-yearly / annual / two-year / three-year advance payment options.
Revised Advance Payment Schemes for BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH), DSL Broadband, BBoWiFi (Broadband over WiFi) and Bharat Air Fiber customers with effect from 11-11-2020 onwards across all telecom circles
|Existing Advance Payment Schemes||Revised Advance Payment Scheme|
|FMC Payable in Advance||Duration of Service||FMC Payable in Advance||Duration of Service|
|—||—||5.5 Months FMC||6 Months|
|12 Months FMC||13 Months||10.5 Months FMC||12 Months|
|24 Months FMC||27 Months||20.5 Months FMC||24 Months|
|36 Months FMC||40 Months||30.5 Months FMC||36 Months|
[FMC – Fixed Monthly Charge]
The revised advance payment schemes are applicable with immediate effect across all telecom circles from 11th November 2020 onwards. The revised schemes are not applicable to Fiber Basic 449, Fiber Basic Plus 599, Fiber Value 799, Fiber Premium 999 and Fiber Ultra 1499 plans. It means, customers in all other broadband or FTTH plans can choose any of the above advance payment scheme as per their requirement.
New Half-Yearly Payment Scheme
As per the revised order, BSNL has introduced Half-Yearly payment scheme where a customer can enjoy 6 months service by paying for 5.5 months monthly rental in advance.
Revised Annual Payment Scheme
Customers opting annual advance payment scheme need to pay for 10.5 months FMC to get 12 months service.
Revised Two Year Advance Payment Scheme
Customers opting two year advance payment scheme need to pay for 20.5 months FMC to get 24 months service.
Revised Three Year Advance Payment Scheme
Customers opting three year advance payment scheme need to pay for 30.5 months FMC to get 36 months service.
How can I change my current plan to Half-Yearly / Annual / Two Year / Three Year advance payment scheme?
Customers can change their BSNL FTTH / BSNL Broadband plan to advance payment scheme by submitting application in nearest BSNL Customer Service Center. However, customers can change their existing Broadband / FTTH plan online via BSNL Selfcare Portal without visiting BSNL Customer Service Center.
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