Being the state-run telecom operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is competing with Reliance Jio and other telcos with it’s newly launched and revised data plans. But, recently, to give a tough competition to Reliance Jio’s Giga Fiber, BSNL is reportedly launched “Bharat Fiber” high-speed FTTH broadband services. It will be a similar service like Jio Giga Fiber where users will get high-speed data at affordable price. So, in today’s article, we shall talk about BSNL Bharat Fiber plans, offers, how to get a fiber connection, eligible cities, speed, etc. So, without wasting any time, let’s get started.
What is BSNL Bharat Fiber?
BSNL Bharat Fiber is a newly launched Fiber optic based high-speed FTTH (Fiber To The Home) service launched by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). With this service, users will be able to access the internet through fiber optic cable which is capable of providing high bandwidth. Plus, with FTTH service, the price becomes affordable for those users who consume a lot of data either for themselves or for their office, cafe, etc.
Why use BSNL Bharat Fiber?
BSNL is a state-run telecom operator which is owned by Indian Government. Thus it’s one of the most reliable operators in the country. Apart from that, Bharat Fiber will provide a lot faster internet speed compared to other types of internet connections. It’s faster than BSNL’s broadband service. Jio Giga Fiber is also an option, but definitely not for all. For those users, who don’t have Jio Giga Fiber availability in their locality, Bharat Fiber will be the best alternative which orients with the Digital India mission. Plus, for users with high data consumption, it’ll be a budget-friendly solution for them.
Bharat Fiber Plans & Offers 2019
Bharat Fiber provides high-speed data at very affordable pricing. The Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) plans also come with unlimited voice calling to any network in India and a free email ID access with 1GB of mailbox space. As of now, we have found below information about the pricing structure on BSNL’s official portal.
Unlimited FTTH Plans
|Monthly Plans (Rs)||Data||Speed||Speed After FUP Limit Exhausted|
|777||18GB Per Day||Upto 50 Mbps||Upto 2 Mbps|
|1277||25GB Per Day||Upto 100 Mbps||Upto 2 Mbps|
|2499||40GB Per Day||Upto 100 Mbps||Upto 2 Mbps|
|3999||50GB Per Day||Upto 60 Mbps||Upto 4 Mbps|
|5999||80GB Per Day||Upto 70 Mbps||Upto 6 Mbps|
|9999||120GB Per Day||Upto 100 Mbps||Upto 8 Mbps|
|16999||170GB Per Day||Upto 100 Mbps||Upto 10 Mbps|
These plans are applicable to all BSNL circles except Andaman and Nicobar. However, as of now, the plans are available in select telecom circles.
Now enjoy cashback on selected FTTH plans. If you opt “Rs 2499” half-yearly or annual plan, then you can avail 25% cashback. BSNL’s 2499 Plan (Monthly) comes under Bharat Fiber scheme, and it offers 40GB of FTTH broadband data daily at 100 Mbps speeds (both download and upload). After completion of daily FUP limit, customers will be shifted to 2Mbps with no limit on data.
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Bharat Fiber Booking Process & Pricing
Bharat Fiber is available for booking on the official website of BSNL. Interested users can simply go to the BSNL portal and Click on “Register Online” option for registration and do as described. There is no activation or installation charge. However, to opt-in for BSNL’s Fiber service, users have to pay Rs 500 as a security deposit for the Optical Network Terminal (ONT), and the amount will be refunded once the user returns the ONT in working condition. Hope, everything is now cleared about the booking process. If you are interested, you can also contact your nearest BSNL office; officials may have more information about the onboarding process.
Eligible Cities for Fiber Service
It’s not possible for BSNL to serve the entire country as soon as they launch their services. It may take some time to reach your city. To provide such high-speed internet connection, BSNL will require more powerful infrastructure. So, it needs time to reach all over the country. As of now, the service is available in most major cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, etc. So, if you want to try Fiber service, show some patience. Below you can see the list of FTTH available cities.
We have given you all the info we know about BSNL Bharat Fiber. Now, it’s your turn. Will BSNL’s Fiber be able to give a tough competition to Jio Giga Fiber? Or it will be another mediocre service like BSNL broadband? Please share your opinions in the comment section below!