BSNL dispensed the Blackout days for the Calendar year 2020 under GSM mobile services as mentioned earlier. Let’s have a look about what is Black out days for mobile users, Government Telecom Company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced the BSNL Blackout days for the calendar year 2020 as per the TRAI reporting requirement which applicable to all the customers of BSNL prepaid mobile.
In telecom, Blackout means, the available Free or Concessional/ Discounted Voice Calls / SMS with or without STVs/ Rate cutters offered by the operator under any plan/package are not available to mobile customers in these announced days, Coming to the situation, every operator declares BlackOut days as per TRAI reporting and the Black Out days shall not exceed a maximum of five (5) days in a calendar year.
So Indian premiere brand followed the policy, and enabled BSNL mobile plan consumer to make an informed choice about the prepaid mobile tariff about these days through SMS. The Blackout day information is not earlier than seventy-two hours and not later than twenty-four hours before the commencement of that day, occasion, date and the rate applicable for calls and SMS on such BSNL BlackOut days.
In keeping with the guidelines issued by TRAI regarding Black Out Days, BSNL has proposed the following five days as ‘BlackOut Days,’ accordingly, and brought to the notice of esteemed customers, these BSNL Mobile blackout days also adjusted in some BSNL circles according to with their local festivals, which will inform mobile customers in earlier.
|1||New Year Day (1st January 2020)|
|5||New Year Eve (31st December 2020)|
Last year in 2019, BSNL has removed the blackout days for the complete calendar, and all consumers of mobile services will continue to get all free SMS offers on unlimited plans and on special tariff vouchers while surfing or talking to their near and dear ones on New Year eve and New Year 2019 as per subscribed BSNL Offers, and continued the same for the year 2020 also.
The above are the common days for PAN India for the calendar year 2020, and we will update circle wise blackout days at an early if any differed from above.
- Whether the Blackout days applicable for prepaid and postpaid services?
Prepaid mobile services are only applicable for Blackout days.
- Can free usage of prepaid FRC plans is allowed on blackout days?
Yes, even on blackout days, the free usage allowed with FRC plans are available, but the freebies offered with STV are not allowed.
- In 2020, the total 5 blackout days or removed or not?
Yes, the said 5 days are completely removed from the list of blackout days, and not applicable for anyone in any BSNL circle.