Technically, deciphering how to check BSNL balance, specifically the USSD Codes for data, SMS, talktime, etc. should not be a problem as we will be bring to fore the very necessary details you need to have about the same BSNL. First, what is BSNL?
According to Wikipedia, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is a central public sector undertaking headquartered in New Delhi, India. It is under the ownership of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India. It was incorporated on 1 October 2000 by the Government of India.
Basically what it provides are mobile voice and internet services through its nationwide telecommunications network across India. It is the largest government-owned-wireless telecommunications service provider in the country.
BSNL Mobile is a major provider of GSM network services under the brand names CellOne and BSNL all over India. It has wide network coverage in both urban and rural areas of India. It has over 121.82 million customers across India. It is also the fourth largest ISP in India, having presence throughout the country. It also has the largest fibre-based telecom network in the country, around 7.5 lakh kilometers, among the four operators in the country
How to Check BSNL Balance
BSNL balance check can be performed by any customer who has an active BSNL prepaid recharge plan. If you want to find out details related to your current balance, remaining data allowance, and how long your pack will remain valid, you can do so with or without access to the Internet.
The USSD codes, which means Unstructured Supplementary Service Data, will let you check your balance on your feature phone, while using a smartphone will let you check your balance using the company’s official app and also provides additional information related to your active plan.
If you have a feature phone, doing a BSNL balance check is as simple as tapping a few buttons on your keypad. You can perform the same action on a smartphone, but if you want more information, you can download the official BSNL Selfcare app to view details of your plan and your account.
Here are few steps to follow when you want to check your Data, SMS, and Talktime either through USSD or App:
Launch the dialler or phone application on your smartphone — feature phone users should skip to step 2.
Type *123*1# using your smartphone’s keypad.
Now press the call button to transmit the USSD code.
View your balance details and enter additional numbers to access additional information.
Start afresh and type *123*5# and press the call button to check your remaining data allowance.
Download the BSNL Selfcare app from the App Store or the Google Play store.
Choose your language and tap Next, then tap Register, fill in the form with your details.
Type your phone number and enter the OTP that you receive via SMS.
Observe the dashboard at the top of the screen to see your plan details.
You can tap the section to see more details such as current balance, available data, and validity of your existing pack.