BSNL, the state-owned telecom provider has expanded its SMS based 3G data STVs recharge facility for its prepaid customer base to all India telecom circle. Earlier this facility was available to selected telecom circles like Kerala and Tamilnadu. BSNL customer can now recharge 3G Data STVs of all denomination from Rs 25 to Rs 3000 by sending a simple SMS from the mobile. Earlier these vouchers were available only through C Top-Up .To make this process easy and more convenient BSNL has implemented this new SMS based activation service.

To activate any of the 3G Data STVs, prepaid customer has to send SMS STV DATA<Keyword> to 123.  For example in order to activate 3G data voucher of denomination Rs 14, customer has to send SMS STV DATA14 to 123. The plan will be activated instantly and the amount will be deducted from the main account balance. Users can choose from the following revised 3G data plans (updated on January 2016) –

MRP of 3G DATA STV in Rs.Bundled 3G/2G free data usage in MB/GBValidity (Days)SMS keyword to be sent to 123
14110 MB 3G / 2G Data1STV DATA14
29150 MB 3G / 2G Data3STV DATA29
40200 MB 3G / 2G Data5STV DATA40
57250 MB 3G / 2G Data27STV DATA57
681 GB 3G / 2G Data3STV DATA68
781 GB 3G / 2G Data5STV DATA78
98650 MB 3G / 2G Data14STV DATA98
1551 GB 3G / 2G Data20STV DATA155
1981.1 GB 3G / 2G Data28STV DATA198
2522.2 GB 3G / 2G Data28STV DATA252
2391 GB 3G / 2G Data + Rs 100 Talk Time14C-Top Up Only
4443 GB 3G / 2G Data60STV DATA444
4512 GB 3G / 2G Data + Rs 100 Talk Time60STV DATA451
5615 GB 3G / 2G Data30STV DATA561
8216 GB 3G / 2G Data60STV DATA821
10999 GB 3G / 2G Data60STV DATA1099
194921 GB 3G / 2G Data90STV DATA1949
Annual Data Plan Voucher
Rs 960.5 GB Free 3G / 2G Data for the first 30 Days12 MonthsFlexy Recharge Only
Rs 14990.75 GB Free 3G / 2G Data per month12 MonthsPLAN DATA1499
Rs 27991.5 GB Free 3G / 2G Data per month for 12 Months13 MonthsPLAN DATA2799
Rs 39992.5 GB Free 3G / 2G Data per month for 12 Months + FREE 3.6 Mbps Datacard14 MonthsPLAN DATA3999
Rs 449930 GB Free 3G / 2G Data for 12 Months15 MonthsPLAN DATA4499
Combo Plans
Combo STV 125 (Rs 125)200MB free 3G/2G data + 177 Minutes + 100 SMS30 DaysSTV COMBO125
Combo STV 3099 (Rs 3099)15 GB 3G / 2G Data + Unlimited onset Local/STD/Roaming+ 500 minutes free Local/STD/Roaming off-net31 DaysSTV COMBO3099

As a promotional offer BSNL is giving 25% extra bundled free usage for 3G  data plan/STV with bundled free usage of 1000MB and 2000MB is valid for 90 days (from 08.06.12 to 05.09.12).

Activating 3G data plans through SMS will come in effect from 08.06.2012.

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