BSNL launches free national roaming at just Re 1 per day.

Recently state run telecom PSU MTNL has introduced free roaming incoming in Mumbai and Delhi and there were speculations that BSNL could follow suit. But at the launch event of  MTNL Mumbai Mr Kapil Sibal , Minister of Comm & IT , had revealed that due to revenue implications BSNL could not make national roaming completely free but it will make roaming more affordable and it will cost just Re 1 per day for a period of 90 days to enjoy national roaming. BSNL has now come out with complete details. BSNL has launched a new prepaid roaming STV for Rs 90. The incoming calls while roaming will be free and outgoing calls both local and STD will be charged at 1.5p/sec. The validity of the STV is 90 days. All other charges will be as per base .

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BSNL has also launched various other lucrative offers regarding roarning. Some of these are as follows:-

Special Tariff Vouchers(STV):

BSNL offers three “roaming STVs” in addition to recently introduced STV90. Roaming STVs are for those customers who don’t want to switch their existing tariff plans but wish to use features of free incoming call in roaming.

  • STV of Rs.5  with unlimited free incoming calls while roaming & O/G local and national @ 1.5 p/sec in roaming with validity of  1 day.
  • STV of Rs.33  with unlimited free incoming calls while roaming & O/G local and national @ 1.5p/sec in roaming with validity of 7 days  in selected areas
  • STV of Rs.69 with unlimited incoming call free in roaming & OIG local and national @ 1.5p/sec in roaming with validity of 30 days.

For the customers who want regular roaming tariff plans, BSNL offers:-

RTP-FR 149:- It has Fixed Monthly Charge of Rs. 149 for postpaid customers and provides unlimited incoming call free in roaming and also 100 free minutes (Outgoing local+STD). 100 free SMS (Local+National) every month with local and STD call charges @ l/min in home LSA and also while in roaming anywhere in the country.

RTE-FR 705:. It is for Prepaid customers and offers validity of 180 days with Unlimited incoming call free while in roaming. It also provides 336 free minutes voice call, 100 free minutes video call, 200MB free data and 100 free SMS and further call charges @ Rs.0.80/min for on-net local/STD & Rs.1.00/min for off-net local/STD in home LSA and roaming.

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