Updated at May 25, 2020:
As lockdown gets extended, BSNL has also extended its free [email protected] broadband plan until 20th June 2020. Note that, this plan is available exclusively for BSNL landline customers who don’t have a BSNL broadband connection. Also, it’s applicable on a pan-India basis except for the Andaman and Nicobar telecom circle.
Our original story from Friday, March 20, 2020, follows:
To limit the spread of Covid 19, more and more companies including both private companies and government offices are encouraging their employees to adopt work from home culture. The most important thing you need while shifting out your office job to home during work from home is a stable, speedy internet connection. Acting best to the situation India’s biggest wired broadband service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced [email protected] promotional broadband plan at free of cost.
Yes, you have read it right, BSNL is essentially offering customers with a free broadband connection. Under this broadband plan, you would get unlimited access to the internet with up to 10Mbps download speed. The best part there won’t be any installation charges, security deposits or rental charges.
However, there’s one catch with this new broadband plan from BSNL. You first need to have a BSNL landline connection or only existing BSNL handling customers can avail this promotional broadband plan free of cost.
BSNL [email protected] Broadband Plan
Let’s get into the fine details of this newly announced BSNL [email protected] broadband plan. Under this broadband plan, you would get unlimited data usage, but it’s been limited with FUP. What you get is 5GB of daily data usage at 10Mbps broadband speed. Then the speed is get limited to 1Mbps with unlimited data usage for the rest of the day.
BSNL is offering the [email protected] broadband plan at free of cost, which also includes free installation and zero security deposits. That’s a completely free broadband connection with no monthly rental charges. Also, you would get free BSNL web email ID access with 1GB storage space. As for the voice part, you still could enjoy all the voice calling benefits as per your landline plan.
Now to the important part, the BSNL [email protected] broadband plan is only available to BSNL landline customers (both existing and new). The free broadband access is available only for one month from the date of activation. After the first month, users under this plan would be migrated to their chosen regular broadband plan. If no regular broadband plans are being opted, then you would be automatically migrated to 2GB BSNL CUL broadband plan. This broadband plan comes with a bandwidth of 2GB per day at 10Mbps (and up to 1Mbps beyond the FUP) and got a monthly rental of Rs 349.
The promotional broadband plan is available to all users in all telecom circles who is an existing BSNL landline customer. New users can avail this promotional offer by first taking a BSNL landline connection. Existing BSNL landline customers can subscribe to the new broadband plan submitting the form in their nearest BSNL customer service centre or by calling toll-free number 1800 345 1500.
Note that, only the broadband plan is free of cost. You will be charged as per subscribed landline plan for any voice calls.