Exclusive: BSNL launches special plans for BlackBerry Z10

State run telecom PSU BSNL has launched special prepaid and postpaid plans for BlackBerry’s newly launched smartphone  BlackBerry Z10 running on BB10 operating system. BSNL has revised its existing BlackBerry plans with additions of host of freebies for  BB10 users and launched three new advance rental plans in prepaid as well as postpaid segments. In advance rental plans i.e BB10 Silver , BB10 Gold and BB10 Platinum  BSNL  customers are charged advance rental of  12 months and these plans offer 1 GB, 3 GB and 5GB free data usage per month respectively. Post free usage  postpaid customers will be charged 1p/10Kb and prepaid customers at 2p/10Kb.

New BlackBerry Plans for MICRO/NANO SIMs for BB Z10

S. No.

Plan Name

Free Data Usage

Charges beyond free data usage

Postpaid (Advance Rental in Rs.)

Prepaid (STV in Rs.)

1

Silver

1 GB/Month for    12 months

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

1780

1999

2

Gold

3 GB/Month for    12 months

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

3560

3999

3

Platinum

5 GB/Month for    12 months

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

6230

6999

Existing BSNL’s BlackBerry Plans have been made  attractive for BlackBerry Z10 users by adding new benefits in them. BIS-I/Lite / Social plan will now offer Unlimited e-mail, Social Networking + 1GB + 100  On-net  Local and National SMS . Similarly BIS-C plan will offer additional 2GB of free data usage apart from the existing benefits. BIS-III plan  will now offer Unlimited e-mail (PO/IMAP) + Instant Messaging + Internet Browsing + 10GB + 500 On-net  Local and National SMS.

S. No.

Plan Charges 

Existing Plan 

Migration Plan

Postpaid (FMC in Rs.)

Prepaid (STV in Rs.)

Plan Name

Freebies

Freebies

Charges beyond free data usage

1

299

Lite-305 Social-303

BIS-I/Lite/Social

NIL

1 GB Free Data+ 100 SMS local Onnet  free

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and    Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

2

362

410

BIS-C

Unlimited e-mails (PO/IMAP)+Instant Messaging

2 GB free data

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and    Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

3

999

1009

BIS-III

Unlimited e-mails (PO/IMAP)+Instant Messaging+ Internet Browsing + Off devices GPRS upto 2GB

 10 GB + 500 SMS On-net  Local

Rs 0.01 for Postpaid and    Rs 0.02 for Prepaid

  free data usage provided includes all type of data download in the form of E-mail, Instant messaging & internet browsing

These promotional plans will be available from 18th March for a period of 90 days. BB Z10 data plans will work on APN ‘bsnlnet’ instead of  ‘blackberrynet’.

BlackBerry Z10

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