Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) introduces SMS based 3G Data Voucher activation in its Kerala circle for prepaid customers. With this recharging or activation of 3G services now becomes easy. One can do it without reaching any nearest BSNL or other retail outlet. Currently BSNL is offering Data Plan between Rs 10 and Rs 3000 in the Kerala circle. Suppose anyone wants to recharge with Rs 50 to get 100 MB of 3G data for 7 days the SMS is to be sent in the below format :
SMS DATA50 to 53733Here the amount of Rs 50 will be deducted from the main balance of the BSNL connection. The only requirement for SMS based 3G Data Voucher activation is to have enough balance in their prepaid account or main talktime account. Earlier, this SMS based 3G recharge was introduced in Chennai, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and some other circles by BSNL, and it is running successfully. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is the National telecom backbone and Pan India 3G service provider of the country. It is state-owned telecom company in India and is largest fixed telephony provider company in the country. In June 2011 its customer base was 95 million. Except Mumbai and New Delhi, BSNL has footprints throughout the country.