The state-run telecom firm BSNL on Friday dropped 3G mobile internet rates by about three-fourths, bringing down the cost of per GB data to Rs 36 under a special pack.
'Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has decided to offerup to four times extra data on existing data STVs (specialtariff vouchers) available in the market,' BSNL said in astatement.
Under Rs 291 plan, a customer will get four times more data at 8GB with a validity of 28 days against 2 GB earlier. The Rs 78 plan will offer double data at 2 GB."With these offers BSNL is now offering data at the rateof Rs 36 per GB which is one of the lowest in the Industry,' BSNL said.
'We are committed to providing affordable mobile servicesfor all segments of the prepaid mobile customers. These offers will be valid from February 6, 2017, on Pan India basis,' BSNL Board Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said.
BSNL continues to dominate broadband market in fixed lineservices segment with 9.95 million customers and ranks fifthin mobile broadband space with 20.39 million subscribers.
(With inputs from PTI)