National Telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) already announced Free Roaming for it's Prepaid and Postpaid Mobile Customers across India from 15 th June 2015. BSNL is the only operator in India to introduce such an exciting customer friendly offer without considering the decrease in revenue.
BSNL prepaid and postpaid mobile customers can enjoy Free Roaming anywhere in India without paying anything extra. BSNL has been offering special tariff vouchers (STVs) and Paln Vouchers for Free Roaming to customers in prepaid and postpaid category. With the introduction of Free National Roaming, BSNL has decided to withdraw these Roam Free STVs and Plan Vouchers from 15-06-2015.
Details of withdrawn Roam Free STVs, Prepaid Roaming Tariff Plan Voucher, Postpaid Roam Free Add-on pack & Postpaid Roaming Tariff Plan are given below:
BSNL to withdraw Roam Free STVs for Prepaid Mobile customers from 15-06-2015
|MRP of STV (Rs)||Roam Free Prepaid STVs (STV Code - Send to 123)||Details||Validity (Days)||Withdrawn Roam Free STVs from 15-06-2015|
|5||STV VOICE5||Free Incoming in All India Roaming( Including MTNL) & All Voice Calls @ 1.3 paise/Sec
(* VOICE33 Can be activated only through SMS to 53733)
|1 Day||Not available from 15-06-2015|
|33||STV VOICE33||7 Days||Not available from 15-06-2015|
|67||STV VOICE67||30 Days||Not available from 15-06-2015|
|89||STV VOICE89||90 Days||Not available from 15-06-2015|
BSNL to withdraw Roaming Tariff Plan Voucher RTP 46 for Prepaid Mobile customers from 15-06-2015
RTP 46 is a prepaid plan voucher which offers a validity of 180 days with all roaming incoming calls at a reduced rate of 0.75 Paise/Sec. It also allows customers to make all outgoing calls at 1.3Paise/Sec (Local) & 1.9Paise/Sec (STD) while in national roaming. See details Here.
BSNL to withdraw Roam Free Add-on pack for Postpaid Mobile customers from 15-06-2015
|Postpaid Voice Add-on Plan||Freebies / Features||Fixed Monthly Charges (Rs)||Withdrwan Add-on Pack from 15-06-2016|
|Add-on Plan 61||Free incoming call in roaming||61||Not available from 15-06-2015|
BSNL to withdraw Roaming Tariff Plan RTP 149 for Postpaid Mobile customers from 15-06-2015
RTP 149 is a postpaid plan with Fixed Monthly Charge of Rs.149/-. It offers unlimited free incoming calls in roaming with 100 Minutes free calls (Local + STD) every month, with all outgoing calls (Local + STD). All outgoing calls will be charged at 80 Paise per Minute. See details Here.
The existing customers of the withdrawn plans will continue to avail the existing tariff till its validity as per TRAI Guidelines and shall be intimated well in advance with regard to the withdrawal of the Plans.
The subscriber may choose any plan from the plans available in the respective circle, however, in case no plan is chosen by the subscriber, “Per Second Plan” under Prepaid Mobile Services and Plan 99 under Postpaid Mobile Services may be assigned and be intimated accordingly.
After the announcement of Free Roaming offer by BSNL, certain doubts and confusions generated among mobile customers about this scheme and it's applicability. To clarify the doubts and confusions among Prepaid and Postpaid Mobile Customers, BSNL has issued clarification regarding it's Free National Roaming Scheme as follows:
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