BSNL 1699 Recharge Plan Discontinued from 14.08.2020

This prepaid plan BSNL 1699 recharge has been discontinued with effect from 14.08.2020, where the existing customers will continue up to their expiry with the following or until migration.

BSNL brought Annual prepaid mobile plan 1699 with everything unlimited for Voice, SMS, Data and Caller tune for a year, and these are the best recharges added to the portfolio as Maha Dhamaka offers under GSM Prepaid Mobile services.

This BSNL unlimited mobile plan 1699 is the best truly prepaid tariffs from TSP by offering Free Premium Caller Tune with Unlimited Song Change Option for one year (300 days), which is the best value for BSNL customer money.

Overwhelming response among these BSNL unlimited yearly mobile plan added lakhs of subscriptions within a short time, and the plan gives a chance to get rid from frequent recharges (short term validity) for voice, data, SMS, caller tune.

The annual prepaid plan 1699 allow FREE usage for all the services on PAN India basis even in Mumbai and Delhi MTNL network also, which is best suitable for frequent travelers too, and the tariff provide highest cap limit for data at 2GB (daily) per day, so let’s have a look at complete tariff.

BSNL 1699 Plan Details

Particulars Plan 1699
Plan Voucher Cost Rs. 1699
Applicable for All Users of BSNL GSM Mobile Services on PAN India basis
Voice Unlimited Local and STD Voice calls (250 minutes per day, thereafter as per base plan tariff) in Home / Roaming (including Mumbai and Delhi)
SMS Local/STD 100 SMS per day
Data Unlimited data with data speed reduced to 80 Kbps after 2 GB /day
Plan Validity 300 Days with effect from 01.04.2020 (reduced from 365)
Tariff Extension Recharge with same plan voucher to extend plan validity and unlimited tariff with same validity, and also migration allowed to any required plan
Call tariff after 250 Mins / day Local any network : Rs.1/minute
STD any network : Rs. 1.3/minute
SMS cost after free SMS Local at 25Ps/SMS and STD at 35 Ps per SMS
International at Rs 5 per SMS
Special Benefit Free Caller Tune (BSNL PRBT) with Unlimited Song Change Option & Lokdhun Content for 300 days
BSNL 1699 Plan Tariff

On recharge with any of the above plan, BSNL provides hefty discounts for all the mobile services which a prepaid user required at just Rs 1699, so just recharge online ( or offline or through USSD code *444*1699# and activate the required lucrative offers to get unlimited connectivity.

FAQs on BSNL 1699 Recharge Offer

  1. Can PORT IN customer will directly recharge this 10 months offer?

    Yes, any PORT IN customer of JIO / Airtel / VOdafone Idea can activate this 1699 as first recharge coupon (FRC) for their MNP number with 10 months validity.

  2. Does any extra validity available in BSNL 1699 plan?

    The operator offers extra validity with freebies for those customers who can do new FRC / Migration / Validity extension done with PV1699 during the time when promotional offer announced, but at present the offer is not available.

  3. Will the freebies including caller tune will continue till expiry?

    BSNL Free tune subscription will continue until the plan expires as per the present tariff conditions, if any change we will update.

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51 thoughts on “BSNL 1699 Recharge Plan Discontinued from 14.08.2020”

  1. I have recharge BSNL plan for 1 year with Rs 1699 on 16.07.2020, now from today the 12.08.2020, my out going, SMS, date all are stopped, Within 28 days Rs. 1699, has finished my BSNL, I m trying to consult with customers care, but it’s very difficult, unable to short out the problem, What kind of service is this, Can any one help me to short out the problem.

    • Hi, I am sharing my experience about the BSNL 1699 Plan which I I started paying Rs. 1699/– during the month of December 2019. Of late, my connection is deactivated, with my plan is having about 5 months time for the expiry of the Plan. I contacted the Customer Service of BSNL many times but was told that they didn’t have any record for my number. I represented my grievances to pg_tn@ on 30 Jul 20 but NO RESPONSE TILL DATE. Further to this, I am getting SMS frequently from BT-BSNNLCN ASKING ME TO RECHARGE TO RETAIN MY NUMBER. I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY I SHOULD RECHARGE 5 MONTHS IN ADVANCE TO RETAIN MY NUMBER ONCE I ALREADY PAID Rs. 1699/– under 1699 Plan VALID FOR ONE YEAR. AND I DON’T WANT TO GO TO CUSTOMER CARE CENTRE SINCE I AM NOT DARE ENOUGH TO RISK MYSELF ON ACCOUNT OF COVID 19. I never faced such nuisance from Jio where I am getting Customer Service over phone or at my Door Step, if needed. I have decided not to opt for BSNL and waste my hard earned money any more

  2. I have recharged for 1699, now no outgoing calls are working and no data services available, Why? What is the problem, What to do?

    • I hv recharged to my father 1699 plan a month before but from yesterday onwards all the outgoing stopped, Why? What is the problem?

  3. I recharged For the 1st time 1699, but I never received any sms dt ur recharge is successful done no, nothing I received, waste BSNL.

  4. Well, be careful about what BSNL is suggesting, I recharged with the 1699 plan on December 27th that promised 3GB/day, but now, on January 9th 2020, my data is capped at 2GB/day (which is what they are offering now). It’s as if they are applying their plans retroactively, so maybe, in future, if you cut the cap further down you might be left with even less data cap.

    Maybe there was something in the fine print, but boy, this was the greatest example of “*conditions apply ” that I faced 🙁

  5. Sir vanakkam, 4GB 1699, last year, now 2Gb what is plan, I want at least 3.5GB one day I change another device, I am reaching 1699 last year.

  6. Net speed is very poor, Many web pages are not being opened, Same plan Rs 1699 of Jio is providing comparatively good speed, BSNL should check in the matter other wise this scheme is very bad for customer.

  7. Unable to activate caller tune, when i call to 56700 gets reply your request is pending from last 7 days, when i dial *567# gets error message.

  8. I have recharge for Rs 1699 last year, Under the promotional offer I should get 2Gb + 2.2 GB per day for entire validity but at the time of posting this comment i get 3GB per day, fraud activity by BSNL

  9. I have BSNL Andhra Pradesh number, How to recharge plan 1699 by using main balance, *444*1699# is not working, Please reply.

  10. Sorry to say that now i regret for having recharged for 1699 plan, its very very slow and it works only with the speed of 2G only, sometimes less than that, i could not get frequency to book my cab, or do my online transactions or book tickets too, BSNL should really look into this matter, otherwise it would just be a failure.

  11. I belong to BSNL KERALA CIRCLE, Even after having enough balance on my account i can’t proceed with recharge after deducting 1699 from my main balance, Tried both *444*1699# and PLAN BSNL1699 SMS code, Nothing works, Done any one know some other way to help me.

  12. I belong to BSNL KERALA CIRCLE, Even after having enough balance on my account i can’t proceed with recharge after deducting 1699 from my main balance, Tried both *444*1699# and PLAN BSNL1699 SMS code, Nothing works, Done any one know some other way to help me.

  13. I recharged with this plan before sept 13 and i was getting 4.2 gb per day(net speed was good even if the 4.2 gb is over) but now its reduced to 3.5 gb only per day, Now a days promotional offer is going on, it says 3.5 gb per day,(those who recharged during 4.2 gb offer are reduced to 3.5 gb?, When i called the customer care i am told that from 1st october its reduced to 3.5 GB per day .

  14. BSNL PLAN 1699 is really good and competitive, Such an initiative by a govt sector organization is often laudable, But the irony is bureaucracy spills water on the heat, They are slow, indifferent and careless,
    See the fate of the scheme how it meets the demand of the public? My mobile’s net with STV PLAN385 ended on the midnight of 10th Sept.
    A little after I tried to send SMS to 123 six times within a time gap of 50 minutes and later tried seven times within a gap of 15 minutes, Every time it is rejected with a message “operation failed, Please contact customer care” or “dialed access code is wrong.
    Kindly dial the correct access code.” When I approached BSNL at my town Chirala they said they don’t know the procedure how one can contribute to the plan from an existing credit balance and great advice was thrown on my face contact customer care.
    The person responding from 1503 the dialed number, to my query/enquiry is quite courteous, He is helpless as he says 123 is not working and he doesn’t know when that service will be corrected or restored, and on reading once again about 1699 scheme, I started dialing USSD code*444*1699# for more than 15 times within a gap of half an hour and reply message is “Try again-OK”, It is not any surprise or dismay, But the PUBLICITY is lot as compared to the attitude of SERVICE.
    Since the scheme offers additional 90 days up to 13th Sept19 as promotional days, will BSNL be good enough to serve the needy of this service and to put back in order SMS No 123 or USSD code to exhibit their interest in serving the public in its TRUE SENSE. GOD BLESSES BSNL WITH PERFECTION AND SERVICE MOTTO, JAIHIND

  15. Very good move by BSNL once the 4G technology be come on PAN India basis then real competition will begin with pvt telcos, I tell you friends TRAI is not regulating tariffs it is the govt owned BSNL only who is the actual regulator, and If the BSNL is closed due to any reason these pvt telcos will squeeze the public, then people will remember the BSNL.

  16. My phone number is 9491069099 Andhra Circle, I took 1699 plan in June 99, I opted for this plan due to its validity on PAN india basis as I am frequent roamer to Mumbai, Now I went to Mumbai after taking that plan and observed that when I give any message to Andhra I am being charged .380 rupees, Please look into the problem and get my charges reversed at once.
    Pantulu CVR

  17. I have a 1699 prepaid plan, But calls to some bank customer care numbers do not go, It says it is chargeable but even if I say yes the calls and SMS do not go, Tell me what should I do?

    • Some premium numbers are chargeable (due to sharing basis between provider and end customer), so just recharge with some top up amount and continue the calls to that premium numbers.

  18. please generate new STV 950 with unlimited call and 3GB per day for one year,this will make BSNL more popular among the people.


  20. it is unfortunate that the extra 2.2 GB data is stopped for my mobile No.9440482849, when I recharged with 1699 in the month of fEBRUARY 2019, At that time, the BSNL advertised that the data per day is 4.2 GB, But it appears today that it is again 4.2 GB per day from today, I do not know why BSNL is doing like this, It shall be doubted whether there is any collusion with the private operators in order to get the customers migrated to other attractive plans of private operators, Any how, I demand the BSNL to continue data of 4.2 GB per day for all 1699 plans–T.S.RAYALU, ADVOCATE

  21. Why my daily data limit is reduced to 2GB /day instead of 4GB/day? This sudden reduction of data came into effect from 01/07/2019, No notice was given by BSNL, This is absolutely wrong, You may restore 4GB/day at once, My plan is annual under 1699 with effect from 16/12/2018.


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