Thursday, 31 March 2016

BSNL Mobile Launches Data Sharing facility for Prepaid customers

From BSNL another wonderful features which would really help for customers whose unused data usage can share to their friends and family members through Data Sharing Facility.
 

State owned Telecom Company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has provisioned all prepaid subscriber to share the data usage upto to selected four BSNL prepaid mobile customers through BSNL Self-care Portal in all Telecom Circles. 

BSNL Prepaid customer who is under base plan recharged with community data voucher through BSNL Web Self-care Portal can use the Prepaid main account balance. Utilizing Community data voucher contains data STVs with selling price equal to or more than Rs.150. However, the above facility will not be available on unlimited data STVs.

BSNL Web Selfcare Portal for South Zone, other zones may communicate the URL after implementation respectively.
The above Data Sharing facility will be implemented with effect from 06th April, 2016 onwards across South zone subsequently after being technical feasible the same will be implemented in other zones.

The main features of Data Sharing/Community Charging under Prepaid services

  • This Community Charging feature allows sharing of Data among a group of prepaid subscribers. A prepaid BSNL customer can subscribe a community Data pack (i.e., data STVs of Rs. 150 and above excluding unlimited STVs) and share it with other 4 prepaid customers. Therefore the community data pack allows sharing of data among 5 persons i.e., between a parent and 4 members.
  • Subscribing of community data pack and adding of Child accounts – up to 4 numbers can be done only by Master/Parent Subscriber through the BSNL Web portal: www.bsnlszprepaid.com for south zone, other zones may convey the URL after implementation respectively).
  • Master Subscriber called 'Parent' can subscribe to any of the Community data packs - Group account through the BSNL Web portal utilizing the balance in his prepaid main account. He cannot subscribe this data plan through other channels like SMS, USSD, IVR etc.
  • The master subscriber called 'Parent' must ensure availability of sufficient balance during the creation of group itself. During this process,minimum one member must be entered and a data pack must be selected. Group will be created only after deducting the corresponding amount from main account. Subsequent recharge of the data pack may be done by subscriber depending on the usage through recharge option (under Group account).
  • This Portal enables the Parent to add and delete the Child accounts.
  • Both the parent subscriber and the Child subscriber can recharge his account with other Top-Ups/STVs.
  • If a child is having any other data STVs subscribed to his/her own account, the Group account will come into effect only after his/her own data STVs get exhausted i.e., Group account will have lowest priority than other STVs. After exhausting the Group account, customer will start draining his main account.
  • Child account will not have any access to view his shared data usage.
  • The Parent subscriber alone can have the control over the Group account activities through the Portal.
  • No specific charges will be levied either on the Parent Subscriber or from the Child Subscriber for addition/deletion of Child members into the group account.
Step wise procedure:
  • Creating new group
  • Subscribe to Group / Community Data STV
  • Adding group members
  • Completed Creation of Group
  • View details of existing group
  • Details of Group and Members Displayed


Watch Demo Video for BSNL Data Sharing


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