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BSNL provides new FTTH connections, explaining billing process and first bill.

BSNL provides new Bharat Fiber (FTTH) connections, so customers must understand the billing process.

During this time, BSNL is actively distributing new Bharat Fiber (FTTH) Broadband connections across the nation. New Bharat Fiber (FTTH) customers may be uncertain about the size of their initial bill and how to pay it.

The first bill for a BSNL FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connection has already been the subject of skepticism from several of our readers. Next, we’ll go over how to calculate the initial bill for a BSNL FTTH connection, which will include setup costs, security deposits, monthly/annual fees, one-time and recurring fees, etc. Normal consumers may not be familiar with the majority of these technical terms and conditions, making it possible for them to make mistakes when they get their first bill from BSNL.

When will my first BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) connection bill arrive?

Postpaid connections, such as those for BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH), only generate invoices after use. A consumer must pay in advance before utilizing the service with the majority of private fiber broadband (FTTH) service providers in your region using prepaid billing.

The first to the final day of each month, or the first to the 30th or 31st, shall be the billing period for BSNL.

Date of Invoice: On the sixth day of every month, BSNL will send GST bills to each and every client. You may anticipate receiving your BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) bill on the sixth day of each month. BSNL no longer mails printed bills or other tangible copies of invoices. Instead, as and when the invoice is issued in the BSNL Billing system, customers would get email (on their registered email ID with BSNL) and mobile SMS notifications (on their registered mobile number with BSNL).

Billing Account Number: The billing account number for your FTTH connection to Bharat Fiber may be found in the upper right corner of your BSNL FTTH Bill. It is need to register on the BSNL Selfcare Portal. The BSNL Selfcare platform allows customers to manage every aspect of your services. On this website, you may also change your email address and phone number. FTTH customers may now update their BSNL FTTH broadband plans online to the most recent options using the BSNL Selfcare Portal. The BSNL Selfcare Portal also allows users to raise complaints online, check their FTTH use, and register for exclusive discounts on smart home products like the Google Nest Hub and Google Nest Mini.

On the 18th of last month, I received my BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) connection. Should I make a monthly payment?

From the date of activation to the final day of the preceding month, BSNL will be sending recurring charges. This implies that you just need to pay the corresponding fees, or fees from the 18th to the 30th of the prior month.

For instance, if you have the Bharat Fiber 500GB CUL Plan and pay a monthly fee of Rs 777, the proportional costs from the 18th to the 30th of the preceding month would be computed as follows:

  • Monthly Rent = Rs 777/-
  • (Rs 777) / (30 Days) = 25.9 is the daily rent.
  • Charges from the 18th to the 30th (13 Days) in proportion: Rs 25.9 x 13 Days = Rs 336.7

The corresponding fixed monthly price for your BSNL FTTH connection would be shown as Rs 336.7 under Recurring Charges on your BSNL FTTH bill.

What is my BSNL FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connection’s installation fee?

In the first bill only, BSNL will charge Rs 500 as the Bharat Fiber (FTTH) Broadband Installation Charge (One-Time Charge). Your BSNL bill will list it as Onetime Charges. However, your bill can have two items that read Bharat Fiber Voice Installation Charges: Rs. 500/- and Bharat Fiber Voice Installation Charges: Rs. 500/-. You will just need to pay Rs 500 as the installation fee for your BSNL FTTH connection since BSNL will provide 100% off of any of these two installation fees.

NOTE: Installation charges of Rs 500/- will be coming in your first bill even though your connection is provided through LCO (Local Cable Operator) / MSO (Multi System Operator / TIP (Telecom Infrastructure Provider).

What is my BSNL FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connection’s security deposit?

The initial statement from BSNL will include a one-month plan payment that is fully refundable as a plan security deposit. The plan security deposit that is paid in the initial bill will not be subject to GST. Your first statement will include the entry Broadband Plan Deposit (BB Plan Deposit): Rs 777/- if you choose the BSNL FTTH Plan 777. On the first page of the BSNL FTTH Bill, under Onetime Charges, the Plan Security Deposit is also added. Plan Security Deposit is based on the tariff plan to which you have enrolled. If you chose the recently announced Bharat Fiber Premium Plan, the cost would be Rs 999.

Is it feasible to rent a BSNL FTTH modem through the ONT Rent program?

Customers have the choice of purchasing a BSNL FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connection or using the ONT/ONU Rental Scheme. If you choose the ONT (Fiber Modem / FTTH Modem) rental option, you will be required to pay a monthly ONT leasing fee of Rs 90. On the first page of the BSNL Bill, under Recurring Charges, the ONT rental amount is also added. If you already own a FTTH modem from BSNL/LCO, “ONT Rent” won’t appear on your account.

ONT Security Deposit: A 500 rupee ONT security deposit will be added to your first bill if you choose the ONT leasing option for your BSNL FTTH connection. This sum will also be included in the One-Time Charges section of the BSNL Bill, which is shown on the first page. There could not be a security deposit component in your BSNL FTTH bill if you choose the buy option.

Annual Charges for BSNL FTTH Connection

You have the option to choose an annual or higher payment schedule at the time of application in addition to the monthly plan. Customers who choose the yearly ahead payment plan will receive additional installation fee discounts. This implies that customers who choose yearly or larger payment plans might receive a discount of Rs 500 on their initial bill. In addition to this unique price, if customers pay for 12 months of service, they will also receive one month of service free. Similar to this, if you pay for service for 24 months, you may receive it for 27 months, and if you pay for service for 36 months, you may receive it for 40 months.

How can I pay my Bharat Fiber (FTTH) through BSNL bill?

Customers have two options for paying their BSNL FTTH bills: online or offline at BSNL Customer Service Centers or BSNL Retailer stores.

Online Bill Payment:Simply go to the My BSNL App or the BSNL Payment Portal to make an online payment. Customers can only use online payment methods to pay the full invoice amount.

Offline Bill Payment:The BSNL Customer Service Centers, BSNL Bill Payment Counters, and BSNL approved Retailer Shops all accept direct payment for BSNL FTTH bills. Only BSNL Bill payment counters and BSNL CSCs are available to customers to accept partial payments.

Last Date for the payment of BSNL FTTH Bill? What is Late Fee?

Customers may pay their invoices at any time following their creation on the sixth of each month. The Pay by Date designates the last day that consumers may make payments without incurring late fees. For all payments made after the pay-by date, a late fee of 2% of the billed amount (minimum Rs. 10/-) will be applied and added to your next month’s invoice (next BSNL Bill).

When will BSNL deactivate my FTTH connection since I haven’t paid my bill?

BSNL has updated its pay-by-date and dunning schedules for landline, broadband, and FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connections, according to the most recent information. The pay-by date has been revised to be the fifteenth day after the invoice date, or the twenty-first day of each month.

Data Barring / Outgoing Barring Date: On the 22nd day after the invoice date, BSNL will stop all outgoing calls (for landlines) and data services (for FTTH & broadband). In order to prevent the suspension of data services or outgoing calls (for landline connections), consumers must pay their BSNL FTTH bills by the 28th of each month.

How can I get my BSNL FTTH (Bharat Fiber) connection back up after data barring?

Customers can settle their outstanding balance in any way, including online or at BSNL counters. Always utilize the My BSNL App or the BSNL Payment Portal for online payments. After successful payment, service will resume as usual in 30 minutes. (Online payment using the BSNL Counter or Payment Portal).

NOTE:

Customers who have had their data or outgoing service blocked are recommended to pay directly through the BSNL Payment Portal rather than Wallet Payment Systems such – Google Pay / Amazon Pay etc. to ensure prompt service re-connection. It’s because all wallet payment solutions require up to 48 hours for payment updates to BSNL’s system and service reconnections.

Most consumers may be shocked to notice increased prices on their initial BSNL FTTH account due to these various billing components, such as Plan Security Deposit and Installation prices. One of these, the Plan Security Deposit, is fully refundable to consumers and is deducted from the first bill. When the connection is shut off, the security deposit amount that was paid with the initial payment will be modified to reflect the current balance due.

Please spread the word about this important information to your friends who have or plan to have a BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) connection, dear readers. Please leave a comment below if you have any further questions or concerns about the BSNL FTTH First Bill price.

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Written by Shallu Srivastav

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