BSNL Rationalizes its prepid Plans

BSNL Rationalizes its prepid PlansIndia’s telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has made lots of change in its prepaid tariff. This new tariff will be applicable on all circles from 10th june 2011.

Now seperate validity voucher is no more required. Customer will get validity along with talk value as and when he/she top up.

Bsnl has rationalized its prepaid plans to 7 distinct plans, one lifetime plan and 6 general plans.One plan each is exclusively for 2G and 3G. All other plans are common for both 2G and 3G.

Revised Plans:

  • Saral Anant – Lifetime validity. With every recharge/top-up customer will get validity also in addition to talk value.
  • 1p/sec– All voice calls , local on-net/ off net, STD on-net / off- net , roaming will be charged at the uniform rate of 1p/ sec. For Video calls also Per sec pulse has been introduced.
  • all@49 – All voice calls , local on-net/ off net, STD on-net / off- net , roaming will be charged at the uniform rate of 49p/ Min. SMS Local, National & Roaming will also be charged @49p.
  • 2G Special – Reduced local voice call charges on two BSNL numbers @20P/Min and STD call to one BSNL number @30p/Min.
  • 3G Special – Attractive video call facility with On-net call charges @Rs.0.70/Min and Off-net calls @ Rs.1.00/Min in Home LSA as well as in National Roaming.
  • Pyari Jodi – Unlimited free local calls to one BSNL Fixed/WLL number. All voice calls (Local/STD-On-net/Off-net) @ 1p/sec. No separate validity voucher for extension of plan beyond the initial plan validity which will be extended to customer on top-up for talk value.
  • Student Special – Student Special has been made as a separate plan with attractive call charges of Rs.0.40/Min (On-net) and Rs.0.60/Min (Off-net). 5 Friends and Family numbers with Local call charges @ Rs.0.10/Min (On-net) and Rs.0.30/Min (Off-net) are also available. The student will get 300 free Local SMS and 100 MB free data usage on recharge of Student Special Validity voucher of Rs.25 (Incl. of S. Tax) with Nil talk value and 30 days validity. Beyond free usage, local SMS will be charged @ 5 paisa per SMS.
  • Reduced call facility on 3 BSNL numbers is available to all the prepaid plans. Reduced voice call charges on two BSNL local numbers @20P/Min and on one STD BSNL number @30p/Min is applicable to 2G Spl, 3G Spl, Pyari Jodi and Student Special plans. The reduced call charges for Saral Anant, “1p/sec” & “all@49” plans are 30p/Min. on two BSNL local numbers and 50p/Min on one STD BSNL number.
  • Revised Stv’s:

  • New STV (Rs.28 with validity of 30 days) with call charges of Local/STD Rs.1.00/3 Min (On-net) & Rs.1.20/3 (Off-net) and STV (Rs.12 with validity of 15 days) with free Incoming call facility while roaming in BSNL Network have been introduced.
  • Modified STV (Rs.17 with validity of 30 days) with Local/STD On-net Night call charges @ Rs.0.05/Min (11PM to 06 AM).and STV (Rs.50 with validity of 30 days) with Local On-net call charges @ 10p/Min have been introduced.
  • Existing STVs “1p/sec” and “all @ 49” are withdrawn. If Saral Anant customer desires to avail these tariffs, he may migrate to “1p/sec plan” or “all @ 49 plan.”