As we reported earlier, Voice STV 135 - The most popular STV (Special Tariff Voucher) of BSNL prepaid mobile customers will be converted to Per Minute billing pattern from 29th September 2015 onwards. Currently, Voice STV 135 (Recharge 135) offers 18,000 seconds free local / STD calls to any network in India with a validity of 28 days.
From 29th September 2015 onwards, Voice STV 135 (Recharge 135) will be converted to a minuted based STV and the existing balance (free seconds) in Voice 135 also will be converted to minutes. It means customers subscribing to Voice STV 135 may enjoy 300 minutes free local / STD calls to any network in India for 28 days.
An official BSNL statement about the conversion of Voice STV 135 from per second billing to per minute billing read as follows -
Voice STV 135 will be converted minute based STV with effect from 29-09-2015 with 300 minutes free to any network (local/STD) with validity of 28 days. Hence the STV balance on 29-09-2015 if any, will be converted to minutes and tariff will be in minutes.
BSNL already converted Voice STV 135 to per minute billing pattern in all other telecom circles except Kerala. To follow a uniform pattern across all telecom circles, BSNL Corporate Office has instructed to implement per minute billing in all BSNL telecom circles including Kerala.
|Freebies / Features of STV 135||MRP in Rs||Validity in Days||STV Code (Send to 123)|
|18,000 Seconds Free Local / STD Calls to Any Network in India (upto 28-09-2015),|
300 Minutes Free Local / STD Calls to Any Network in India (From 29-09-2015)
|Rs 135||28 Days||STV VOICE135|
Alternatives available for BSNL Prepaid Mobile Customers:
Customers who need per second tariff may use any of the available Per Second billing Voice STVs - Voice STV149 or Voice STV 449.
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