To compete with Reliance Jio’s lowest monthly plan of Rs 149, the state-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new Rs 187 STV. In addition, the operator has also announced two new plan vouchers offering unlimited calls and data benefits.

First, let’s start with the new RS 187 STV from BSNL. The prepaid STV offers subscribers unlimited voice calls to any network in their home circle. In addition, they will also get 1GB of 3G or 2G data benefits. Note that, the 1GB of data benefits is for the entire month of usage. The new STV will be valid for a period of 28 days.

STV/Plan (Rs)Voice benefitsData benefitsValidity
Rs 187Unlimited on-net/offnet voice calls in home LSA1GB of 3G/2G data28 days
BSNL New Plan vouchers Rs 186 and Rs 485

BSNL has also introduced two new plan vouchers at Rs 186 and Rs 485 for its prepaid mobile subscribers. Both plans offer unlimited voice calls (both local and STD) to any networks in India from home circle. In the Rs 485 plan voucher, you also get unlimited voice calling on national roaming.

For data benefits, the Rs 186 plan voucher packs free 1GB 3G/2G data for the first 28 days. Whereas, the Rs 485 plan voucher comes with 1GB of 3G/2G data per day for the first 90 days.

Note that, Rs 186 plan voucher offers the voice and data freebies for the first 28 days. Whereas the Rs 485 plan voucher offers the voice and data freebies for the first 90 days. After this period the base tariff will be as per the ‘Per minute plan’ excluding the special benefits in that plan.

STV/Plan (Rs)Voice benefitsData benefitsValidity
Rs 186Unlimited on-net/offnet voice calls in home LSA1GB of 3G/2G data180 days (freebies for first 28 days)
Rs 485Unlimited on-net/offnet voice calls in home LSA and National roaming (excluding Mumbai and Delhi)1GB of 3G/2G data per day180 days (freebies for first 90 days)

The above special Rs 187 STV and two plan vouchers are launched as a promotional scheme for 90 days. You can start recharging for the above STV and plan vouchers starting 21st October 2017.

Recently, other telecom operators like Airtel and Idea Cellular has also introduced special recharge packs to counter Reliance Jio’s lowest monthly plan of Rs 149.

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