BSNL launches new Bharat Fiber broadband plans, here’s how it compares to Airtel, JioFiber and Tata Sky

BSNL launches new Bharat Fiber broadband plans, here’s how it compares to Airtel, JioFiber and Tata Sky

Sameer Mitha | 06 Oct 2020
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BSNL has introduced 4 new plans under its Bharat Fiber broadband plans.

The plans range from Rs 449 per month to Rs 1499 per month.

We take a look and see how the Bharat Fiber plans compare with the competition.

BSNL has introduced a bunch of new plans under its Bharat Fiber broadband offering. When you visit the BSNL website, you will see a bunch of plans ranging from Rs 449 per month to Rs 9,999 per month. So how do you know which are the new plans? Well, they have a small yellow tag on them with the text, “Till 29-Dec” written on it. This implies that the plan will be available from BSNL till 29th December. 

BSNL has introduced 4 new plans, and they come with some interesting offerings. So, let’s take a look and see if these 4 new plans are worth considering and how they stack up against Airtel Broadband, JioFiber and Tata Sky Broadband. One thing to note is that when we say unlimited download in the section below, it means there is a data cap of 3300GB per month. Also, all the prices mentioned below are before tax.

BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 499 Plan

For Rs 499, users get a speed of 30 Mbps unlimited downloads. With this plan, users also get unlimited local + STD calling. 

Airtel Broadband Rs 499 Plan

For the same Rs 499, users get a speed of 40 Mbps unlimited downloads. That’s 10 Mbps faster than what BSNL is offering. With this plan, users get access to a bunch of streaming services including Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo me, Hoichoi, and Ultra as a part of the Airtel xStream app

JioFiber Rs 399 Broadband Plan

Charging Rs 100 lower than BSNL we have the JioFiber plan priced at Rs 399 offering 30 Mbps speed with an unlimited data cap. There are no OTT subscriptions as a part of this plan. 

BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 799 Plan

Moving up the ladder we have the BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 799 plan that gives users 100 Mbps speed with unlimited data. With this plan, users also get unlimited local + STD calling. 

Airtel Broadband Rs 799 Plan

For the same Rs 799, users get a speed of 100 Mbps unlimited downloads. With this plan, users get access to a bunch of streaming services including Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo me, Hoichoi, and Ultra as a part of the Airtel xStream app. 

JioFiber Rs 699 Broadband Plan

Charging Rs 100 lower than BSNL and Airtel we have the JioFiber plan priced at Rs 699 offering 100 Mbps speed with an unlimited data cap. There are no OTT subscriptions as a part of this plan.

Tata Sky Broadband Rs 850 Plan

The most expensive for a 100 Mbps plan is the one from Tata Sky Broadband. Users have to pay Rs 850 for 100 Mbps speed and unlimited data.  

BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 999 Plan

Next up we have the BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 999 plan that gives users 200 Mbps speed with unlimited data. With this plan, users also get unlimited local + STD calling. Users also get access to a Disney+ Hotstar Premium pack with this plan. 

Airtel Broadband Rs 999 Plan

Competing with BSNL we have the Rs 999 plan from Airtel giving users a speed of 200 Mbps unlimited downloads. With this plan, users get access to a bunch of streaming services including Lionsgate Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo me, Hoichoi, and Ultra as a part of the Airtel xStream app. 

JioFiber Rs 999 Broadband Plan

Charging the same as Airtel and BSNL JioFiber plan priced at Rs 999 offering 150 Mbps speed with an unlimited data cap. That is 50 Mbps slower than what Airtel and BSNL are offering. However, with this plan, users get access to OTT subscriptions including Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Sonyliv, ZEE5, SunNxt, Voot, AltBalaji, Hoichoi, Shemaroome, Lionsgate Play, Jiocinema & Jiosaavn

Tata Sky Broadband Rs 950

Competing with JioFiber, we have the Rs 950 plan from Tata Sky offering users 150 Mbps speed. Tata Sky has a plan priced at Rs 1050 offering users 200 Mbps speeds and you can check out our 200 Mbps plan comparison here

BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 1499 plan

Finally, at the top of the line new plans, we have the BSNL Bharat Fiber Rs 1499 plan that gives users 300 Mbps speed with unlimited data (the cap for this plan has increased from 3300GB to 4000GB). With this plan, users also get unlimited local + STD calling. Users also get access to a Disney+ Hotstar Premium pack with this plan. 

Airtel Broadband Rs 1499 plan

Once again, competing with BSNL, we have the Rs 1499 plan from Airtel giving users a speed of 300 Mbps unlimited downloads. With this plan, users get access to a bunch of streaming services including Lionsgate Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo me, Hoichoi, and Ultra as a part of the Airtel xStream app. 

JioFiber Rs 1499 Broadband Plan

Giving the above 2 plans a run for its money, JioFiber has a plan also priced at Rs 1499 offering 300 Mbps speed with an unlimited data cap. With this plan, users get access to OTT subscriptions including Netflix (basic), Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Sonyliv, ZEE5, SunNxt, Voot, AltBalaji, Hoichoi, Shemaroome, Lionsgate Play, Jiocinema & Jiosaavn

Tata Sky Broadband Rs 1500 Plan

Finally, we have the Tata Sky 300 Mbps plan priced at Rs 1500

While each service provider has plans offering more speeds and data cap variants, we are comparing the ones competing directly with the newly launched BSNL Bharat Fiber plans. You can check out our mega comparison of the best unlimited broadband plans here.

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