BSNL to offer unlimited calls on Sundays from August 21
BSNL extends free roaming service by 1 year Telcos better network quality; more to be done for call drops
Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in the country on Sundays from August 21.
Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any network today also on account of the nation’s 70th Independence Day.
“BSNL…customers will be able to make unlimited free voice calling from BSNL landline to any network mobile and landline in the country on August 15, and thereafter every Sunday,” Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a statement.
“This service will be available for all BSNL landline customers besides existing free calling scheme during night.
For new customers we are now providing fixed line connection for monthly rental starting Rs 49 for first six months and thereafter consumer can shift plan of his/her choice. The lowest monthly rental is Rs 99,” BSNL CMD Anupam Shrivastava said.
According to official sources, details of the unlimited free calling plan will be released on August 15.BSNL commands around 57 per cent market share with 14.35 million customers.
At present, it offers unlimited night calling on any network in the country between 9 pm to 7 am as complimentary service for all its customers.
BSNL landline connection plan starts at a monthly rental of Rs 120 per month which includes 120 free minutes of call within BSNL network during a month.Private operator Bharti Airtel offers free unlimited calling from landline to any network in the country throughout the day at extra monthly fee of about Rs 100 per month.