Like any other Service Provider, BSNL Installation Charges on Landline Broadband and FTTH Connections is mandatory. Installation charges are one time charges at the time of taking a new connection. Let us find how much BSNL is charging as an Installation Charge for its Landline, Broadband and FTTH customers. BSNL reintroduced installation charges after July 2019 for all its services like Landline Voice, Broadband and FTTH.
Note: Installation charges on Landline, Broadband, FTTH Bharat Fiber, Bharat Air Fibre and BBoWiFi services are waived off till 03.11.2021.
BSNL Installation Charges
BSNL Installation charges are paid by the customer after receiving his first monthly bill. Some years before BSNL allowed customers to opt for Bi-Monthly or Once In Two Months bills. Check your Physical Bill or PDF Bill third page for Installation charges added if any.
The below installation charges are introduced on 14th September 2020. BSNL Customers who opt for Annual billing, need not pay any installation charges.
|Service Name||Installation Charge Rs|
|Only Broadband without Landline||₹500|
|Combo Landline(voice) + BB||₹500|
|Addition of Broadband||₹250|
|Addition of Voice on existing BB/FTTH||₹0|
|FTTH Service voice/broadband||₹500|
|Take Annual Plan / Pay annually||NIL|
BSNL Landline Installation Charges
When a customer gets his first bill, it includes the Landline Installation charge of ₹500 – ₹750 as a one time charge. Even if you take a new broadband connection, it includes this Landline Installation charge by default. It is levied on the customer to recover Overhead wire or cable costs.
BSNL Broadband Installation Charges
BSNL Broadband offers ADSL ( Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line) broadband at various price points or ranges. Plans start from as low as ₹99 per month. Broadband Installation charge of Rs. 500 is collected from the customer in his first month bill as a one time charge for programming the ADSL Modem / ADSL Wifi Modem.
Customer may configure his own modem to avoid this ₹250 charge. For, combo plan customers, the rate is reduced from ₹750 to ₹500.
BSNL Broadband Modem Charges
ADSL Broadband Modem is charged at ₹1250 as a one time purchase. Instead, the customer may opt for Rented Wifi Modem at ₹110 per month. A Non-Wifi Modem may be taken for rent at ₹70 per month.
Replace Faulty BSNL Modem
If your modem becomes faulty, it will be replaced free of cost only if it is taken on Rent basis. Just inform BSNL office near to you. They will give a good working modem in place of your faulty modem. If your modem is a purchased modem, replacement is not possible after a warranty period of 1 year or so.
BSNL FTTH Installation Charges
BSNL FTTH is also like a traditional Broadband connection. But the connection is given on Optical Fiber. A special ONT Modem (Optical Network Terminator Modem) is required to access the internet or broadband. This modem is a bit costly. BSNL charges the same amount of ₹500 as a one-time charge. It will be added to your first-month bill. Even if the customer brings his own ONT or purchases from BSNL, he has to pay a flat installation charge of ₹500 as of March 2021.
BSNL FTTH Modem Charges
It is suggested to take ONT Modem on a rent basis as the modem is costly as of now. It may be available at less price or cheap rate in 1 or 2 years.
ONT Type A has only One Ethernet Port and can be configured in Bridge Mode only. Bridge mode does not allow dynamic IP or DHCP. So you can connect to more than one PC. Wifi is not at all possible by any means.
ONT Type B has 4 ports with built-in DHCP or dynamic IP. You can extend the internet by using Netgear or DLink routers.
|Details||Price in Rupees ₹|
|ONT Type A – Cost||₹12,000|
|ONT Type B – Cost||₹14,500|
|Monthly ONT Rent||₹90 Per Month|
|Yearly ONT Rent||₹1,800 Per Month|
|Wifi Modem Rent||₹200 per Month|
|Wifi Modem Deposit||₹1,500|
BSNL Waived off installation charges on Landline, Broadband and FTTH Connections till 03-Nov-2021.
BSNL Reintroduced/Revised nominal Installation charges as of September 2020.