BSNL decrease STD rate by 50%
The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Monday announced a 50 per cent reduction in STD charges on its mobile and landline networks.
Effective from midnight on Tuesday, landline users would pay Rs.1.20 per minute as against Rs.2.40 for STD calls to all networks. Rural customers would pay 80 paise per minute for STD calls.
The charges for intra-circle calls to BSNL network were also reduced from Rs.1.20 per minute to 60 paise with an increased pulse rate of two minutes.For mobile phone customers, STD charges were cut to Rs.1.20 per minute for the same network and Rs.1.40 for other networks.
Roaming charges under the pre-paid and the post-paid services were also revised. The roaming charges for all incoming calls were reduced — to Re.1 per minute from Rs.1.75 for all incoming calls; to Re.1 from Rs.1.40 for local outgoing; and to Rs.1.50 from Rs.2.40 for outgoing STD. The monthly rental of ‘Super One India Plan’ was reduced substantially to Rs.299 from Rs.799.