- Nov 3, 2010
The new Special tariff voucher is targeted to those who make frequent ISD calls to UAE and Saudi Arabia. The new pack is applicable to all BSNL subscribers (2G/3G).
With the new plan BSNL subscribers can make calls to Saudi Arabia and UAE at just 13p/sec and can send SMS to these countries at Rs 2.50/sms.
Validity of the pack is 30 days and no talk value is available with it. The best part is the reduced ISD voice and International SMS rate will also be allowed while roaming in BSNL Network.
The new pack costs just Rs 26 (including 10.3% service tax) for prepaid customers. Circles can suitably adjust the MRP in the price band upto Rs.3 (+/-) of above price considering the local market condition and technical feasibility.
Postpaid users have to pay monthly rental of Rs 23. The FMC for the Optional ISD pack mentioned above is in addition to the normal FMC of the postpaid plan. No free call is allowed with the Optional ISD pack.
The above tariff will be applicable for a promotional period of 90 days with effect from 16.05.2011.
BSNL also revised voice SMS charges on its CDMA services. Now Sending/Forwarding Voice SMS from a BSNL CDMA mobile/WLL will cost 75p/Min for Local, STD and National roaming calls. Earlier it was s per voice call rate of the CDMA tariff plan selected by the customer.
Also for retrieval of Voice SMS you have to spend Rs.0.60/Min while in Home LSA and National Roaming. The revision is to be effect from 16.05.2011