BSNL Reduces Call Rates by ‘80 Percent’



Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) announced a reduction in call rates to its existing prepaid mobile customers on PAN India basis. As per the attest information BSNL is slashing the voice call rate up to 80% for all existing prepaid mobile customers in per-second and pre-minute plans.

The reduction in call rates will be effective from January 16, 2016 onwards across all telecom circles. Earlier BSNL reduced call rate up to 80 % for its new prepaid mobile customers only and now the same has been extended for existing BSNL post-paid users also. The reduced call rate is applicable on STV of Rs 42/- (per second plan) and on STV of Rs 88/- (per minute plan).

In STV 88, with validity of 60 days call rate of all BSNL Calls (Local/ STD) is reduced to 10 paisa/ minute and all to other network calls (Local /STD) is reduced to 30 paisa/minute.

Similarly in STV-42, with validity of 21 days call rate of all BSNL Calls (Local/ STD) is reduced to 01 paisa/ 3 seconds and all other network calls (Local /STD) is reduced to 2 paisa /3 seconds.

This was informed in the Press conference by Muhammad Saleem Beg GMTD Srinagar. He further informed that about 125 new state of art technology BTSs will be added by the end of March-2016 which will strengthen the network to a large extent besides Data services will get improved.

While requesting the customers of BSNL, GMTD sought cooperation from the customers in submitting their documents (2 recent photographs and Valid Proof of address and identity) for reconstruction of new CAF which the department has lost in the Sept-14 floods.


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