The Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) has signed an Intra-circle Roaming (ICR) pact with the state-owned telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for 2G and 4G services.

The pact will allow subscribers of both the telecom companies to utilize their networks across India and provide better quality of services for both voice and data.

Or we can say, the pact will be helpful to improve connectivity and coverage throughout India.

ICR pact of Reliance Jio & BSNL
ICR pact of Reliance Jio & BSNL

With this pact, Jio customers will be able to use BSNL’s 2G network to make voice calls and BSNL customers will be able to use Jio’s 4G services in roaming mode.

The purpose of this pact is to provide cutting-edge digital technology to every Indian through high-speed 4G-LTE network.

BSNL has wide coverage area in rural India, in terms of mobile subscribers. Due to this reason, the other telecom companies are keen to tie-up with BSNL for network expansions.

Apart from RJIL, Bharti Airtel, Aircel and Vodafone India have also tied up with BSNL for 2G ICR services.

Latest BSNL offer

BSNL has launched a promotional unlimited wire line internet service “Experience Unlimited BB 249” for its broadband users at a monthly pack of Rs 249 on September 9, 2016.  The plan is valid only for new bookings from September 9 to October 31, 2016. After 6 months from subscription date, customer will have to choose regular BSNL Broadband plan, which will be based on the choice of the choice..

As per the new plan, BSNL broadband users can download unlimited broadband data upto 2 Mbps speed up to 1 GB and after that unlimited usage at 1 Mbps.

If user uses the above plan continuously in a month, he/she can download upto 300 GB data by paying only Rs. 249/-. Thus, per GB of data download cost comes out as less than Rs. 1/- per GB.

Latest Reliance Jio offer

Reliance Jio has officially launched its full-fledged free unlimited 4G services in India. As part of the offer, Reliance Jio SIM card comes with the Preview offer which gives users an access to free unlimited 4G data for the first three months.


Megha Jain

Engg & Freelance Author

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