BSNL has announced Free 4G SIM Offer for new mobile connections and MNP PORT-IN connections till 31st March 2022 for it’s customers in Kerala Telecom Circle.
- Customers can activate their new BSNL prepaid mobile connections under FREE 4G SIM Offer.
- Those customers who wish to PORT IN their existing mobile number to BSNL may also avail FREE 4G SIM Card from BSNL.
- To avail FREE 4G SIM card, a customer need to activate SIM card with First Recharge Coupon (FRC) of MRP above Rs 100/-.
- BSNL FREE 4G SIM Offer is available exclusive to Kerala Telecom Circle only.
BSNL has announced the launch of FREE 4G SIM Offer for new as well as MNP PORT-IN mobile connections till 31st March 2022. As we reported in October 2021, BSNL launched FREE 4G SIM offer during the promotional period starting from 1st October to 31st December 2021. Now, BSNL authorities has decided to extend the same offer further for a period up to 31st March 2022 for BSNL Kerala Telecom Circle.
An Official statement from BSNL regarding the launch of FREE 4G SIM Offer read as follows:-
ln order to gain the customer base and increase revenue and to achieve the monthly SIM sales target, approval of the competent authority is hereby conveyed to offer free 4G SIM with effect from 1st January 2022 for New Connections/MNp till 31st March 2022.
The Free SIM offer is applicabre for all prepaid plans for FRCs>Rs 100/-.
If you wish to port your existing mobile number to BSNL, it is the right time as you can avail your BSNL 4G SIM card absolutely free. At the time of activation, New or MNP customers need to pay only for the recharge amount. BSNL is already having a wide range of prepaid plan vouchers starts from just Rs 106/- on wards.
How Can I Port My Vi / Airtel / Jio / any other number to BSNL ?
Now customers can change service provider of your existing mobile connection without changing their existing mobile number. To port your existing number which is working in any of the private mobile operators, you need to submit your porting application in nearest BSNL Customer Service Centre or your nearest BSNL Retailer. Customers need to get their Unique Porting Code (UPC) from the existing operator (Donor Operator) and the same UPC has to be given along with your application form at BSNL Customer Service Centre or BSNL Retailer.
How to get Unique Porting Code (UPC)?
To get UPC from your existing operator, you need to send an SMS request in the following format to 1900. Soon after sending this SMS, you will get a reply SMS from 1901 which will contain the Unique Porting Code (UPC) for your mobile number. The SMS will also indicate the validity period of UPC.
Eg:- To Port 9847698476; send SMS as PORT 9847698476 to 1900
Validity of Unique Porting Code (UPC)?
As per the latest directios from TRAI,UPC will be valid for 4 (four) days for all areas except of Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East, where it will remain valid for 30 days. For Counting validity of UPC, the day on which UPC is generated is excluded.
What are the Charges to be paid while submitting PORT IN application form at BSNL ?
You need to select the desired prepaid / postpaid tariff plan at the time of application and the first recharge amount also has to be given along with your application form. After receiving your application, you will be provided with a new BSNL 4G SIM card which will be made operational within 4 days of your request.
Some of the latest tariff updates from BSNL are listed below:-
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