BSNL achieves more than 2.95 Million Prepaid Mobile Subscriptions in March 2017

by | Apr 27, 2017 | Telecommunications

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited or BSNL has reported an increasingly upward trend in the sales of its prepaid mobile SIM cards in March 2017. The state-owned telecommunications company has activated more than 2.95 million new prepaid mobile connections in the same month.

BSNL Circles – BSNL prepaid mobile subscriptions

18 out of the 22 telecom circles, have achieved and even gone beyond their assigned target. These include Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Uttaranchal, UP (East), UP (West), Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, West Bengal, Kolkata, Jharkhand, Assam, and Andaman & Nicobar islands.

Performance wise report of BSNL Circles

On one side where North East I, Karnataka and Odisha were able to almost reach the assigned target, North East II, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh and Chennai TD were not anywhere close. The highest number of SIM cards was activated in March 2017. Circles where more than 2 lakh new mobile connections were activated are Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and UP (East). More than 1 lakh new mobile connections were activated in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, UP (West), Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Orissa.

BSNL mobile recharge pack – Unlimited Combo STV 339 plan was one of the major factors behind the boost up in sales during March 2017, said a report. This plan comes with daily 2GB data + Unlimited calls. Currently this plan is viewed as the most economically viable mobile data offer in India. After the launch of the STV 339 offer, BSNL’s data consumption has been on the rise. In Kerala itself more than 2 lakh prepaid mobile customers have subscribed to the STV 339 plan, in a span of 2 weeks.

Online mobile recharge has multiple benefits when compared to top up done at retail stores. If a BSNL user wishes to save time and energy on recharging his/her prepaid mobile phone, then JRI or is one-stop solution. Here one can recharge prepaid mobile, DTH and Data cards with the facility of storing 10 numbers into each category and recharging instantly. The easily downloadable JRI app and JRI card online wallet are convenient options to recharge instantly and securely. Schedule-A-Recharge and Repeat-A-Recharge are further user-friendly functions available to JRI members.