BSNL India has now announced its latest much-needed move to attract customers. The state-run firm has announced fill wavier on BSNL Installation charges on fixed line services. These installation charges for new BSNL connection costs the customer about Rs 600-850 across the country.
The telecom provider now offers 100 percent cash back on BSNL WiFi modem for the broadband customers. BSNL broadband users who are opting plans with a monthly rental of Rs.675 and above are eligible for this cash back offer.
In a recent statement, BSNL claimed that “waiver of Installation charges for new landline or wireline, Broadband and FTTH connections” will attract new customers. Also, this helps in the company’s push towards wireline services.
As of now, BSNL is charging around Rs.600 as installation charges for a new landline connection. On the other hand, broadband customers need to pay Rs 850 for installing a new connection. However, the telecom provider announced this BSNL zero installation charges for all new connections starting from today.
“The scheme is effective from today and is not a limited period offer. It will continue till further orders or announcement,” a senior BSNL official confirms.
This scheme offers ADSL WiFi modem for Rs 1,500 with 100 per cent cash back and 5-year warranty. However, the BSNL modem cash back will be only applicable for users who choose the Rs.675 monthly plan or above. Besides that, the cash back will be returned at the rate of Rs.50 per month over a period of 30 months.
At present, BSNL leads the wire-line service segment in India with 55.34 per cent market share. It has huge user base over 1.33 crore wireline subscribers in the country with 98 lakh broadband connections. It would be more interesting to see as Reliance Jiofiber is also set to roll out with attractive plans.