Do you use BSNL broadband? It is good to frequently check your broadband account usage to understand your usage pattern. This will also help you to control your downloads if you are on volume based plan so that you do not run up into huge bills which you will later regret. Checking your BSNL broadband account usage also helps you to ensure that there are no abuses in your account and no one is making any unauthorized use of your broadband account.
If you are not sure how to check your BSNL broadband account usage, here are the steps that you need to follow to check your usage. You should visit the following link to check your broadband usage Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.. In this page you will find a link on top of the page called “Check Usage”. Click this link and it will open a new page from where you will be able to log into your account. Have your username and password ready before you visit this page. Enter your BSNL broadband username and password to enter your account and click the “Login” button.
This will take you to the user portal from where you will be able to check your usage. Go through the various links available to check your usage. From here you will be able to check for the total usage as on a given date. You will notice that the data available is updated up to the previous day of your checking. Today’s usage will be updated in your account only by tomorrow.
It is also possible to check your BSNL broadband usage through your mobile phones. You will be able to check your usage from your BSNL mobile as well as from other mobiles. You need to send the following text to get your BSNL broadband usage “bbu<space>telephone number with STD code”. If you are using BSNL mobile then the SMS should be sent to 52295. If you are using some other mobile connection, you need to send your SMS to 9448077777. Checking your BSNL broadband account usage through SMS is the easiest way to check your broadband usage.
If you want alerts from BSNL when you cross your monthly usage limits as per your package, then you can register for free alerts. This will help you keep a tab on your broadband usage. To register you need to send the following SMS “REG <space> telephone number with STD code”. This will register your account for free alerts and you will start getting your alerts to the mobile phone from which you have sent your SMS. This is highly helpful because you need not have to go online to check whether your usage limits have been crossed.
Do not feel lazy to check your account usage. Regularly checking your usage will put you in total control of your broadband bills.