One of the latest technologies which is widely being incorporated in mobile phones these days is GPRS or General Packet Radio Service. It is a non-voice technology with which users can connect their mobiles phones to the internet at much faster and cheaper way. In other words you can say that GPRS makes your cell phone go online in a jiffy.
Advantages of BSNL GPRS:
In comparison to other wireless internet connections, BSNL GPRS is better in many ways some of which have been mentioned below:
- It doesn’t require any dial up or modem for connecting to the internet
- The speed of this connection is about ten times faster in comparison to other GSM networks. Up to 171.2 kbps speed is available for connecting to the World Wide Web.
- You don’t have to pay for the duration of your login but only for the data transferred.
- The wireless access in GPRS enabled phones is uninterrupted unlike other connections
3 New STVS By BSNL For GPRS:
BSNL has launched three new STVs (Special Tariff Vouchers) for customers using 2G GPRS. These are for Rs. 14, Rs. 98 and Rs. 274. These STVs are available for data usage free of cost. Details are as follows:
- Rs. 14: Validity- 3 days/ Free data usage- 100 MB
- Rs. 98: Validity- 30 days/ Free data usage- 2 GB
- Rs. 274: Validity- 30 days/ Free data usage- Unlimited
Even if the users are in National roaming, they can enjoy the free days usage offered by these vouchers. After the free usage gets over, customers will have to pay Re. 0.01 per 10 kb. STV 45, 49 and 99 can also be bought coupled with these STVs and these three STVs are available only through C top up.
BSNL Online Recharge GPRS:
Users can get their bsnl online recharge gprs simply by sending an SMS. Details have been given below:
- Rs. 18: Activation procedure- type GPRS18 and send to 53733/ Free data usage- unlimited/Validity- 1 day
- Rs. 13: Activation procedure- type GPRS13 and send to 53733/ Free data usage- 100 MB/Validity- 3 days
- Rs. 249: Activation procedure- type GPRS249 and send to 53733/ Free data usage- unlimited/Validity- 30 days
Using BSNL portal you can recharge only 3G data vouchers. For making online payment there are various modes like using credit card or debit card. But first of all you have to register at the at the site of BSNL.