Check the details of BSNL Safe Custody scheme and activate the plan if required to kept your existing BSNL line on your name and reduce the rental charges for your Landline Broadband or BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) and BBoWiFi services for a specified period of time.
What is BSNL Safe Custody
A safe keeping of BSNL technical infrastructure related to the subscribed line of BSNL Landline / Broadband / Fiber to the Home services with nominal charges with the existing details by disconnecting the BSNL telecom services, when not using for certain period of time is BSNL Safe Custody.
The charges collected against Custody when requested by the customer is same for all the customers of Metro cities / Urban areas, but differed to Rural areas upon request, previously, there is no availability of Custody for FTTH services, but now it is available up to a maximum period.
Safe Custody Charges
|Service||Safe Custody Charges|
BSNL DSL Broadband
Bharat Fiber (BSNL FTTH)
|Rs. 50 for Urban Area per month|
Rs. 30 for Rural Area per month
|Broadband over WiFi (BBoWiFi)||Rs.50 per month|
The above charges are applicable with effect from 5th May 2009.
The minimum safe custody period is 3 months, and this condition is applicable for all Landline, Bharat Fiber and Broadband over WiFi (BBoWiFi) services.
The service shall be permitted on written request of the authorized subscriber to concerned commercial officer at CSC, clearly indicating that the connection (Landline / Bharat Fiber / BBoWiFi) is to be kept under “Safe Custody” from the date.
DSL/Bharat Fiber Broadband is an additional service on Landline, so just disconnect the internet service and activate the safe for Landline.
The indicated fixed monthly charges shall be levied in the bill, So before(advance) or after restoration of Custody of the subscribed service, you will be paid.
The Modem / CPE / Accessories supplied by the BSNL (i.e. not having customer owned) shall be recovered from customer for keeping the same under Custody period.
In case of advance ‘Half yearly/Annual or any higher payment’, the credit balance of such charges against the customer under subscribed service, will remain intact, Only the period of such charges will get extended by the period for which the connection remains under “Safe Custody”.
Keeping BSNL Landline or FTTH under safe custody is a kind of disconnection of service temporarily for a certain period of time and to reduce the charges up to 90%, so customers can utilize this opportunity, if not using the telecom services for certain period.