BSNL Launches New Prepaid Plan, All Local,STD and SMS Just @49p

All Local,STD and SMS Just @49p With BSNL MobileIndia’s National telecom back bone and state own GSM Mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced new tariff plan which allow its customers to make all local and STD call at just 49 paisa to anywhere in India.

BSNL today announced the launch of New Pan India Special Tariff Voucher of Rs.49 and Rs.99  which is applicable to its prepaid mobile subscribers across India. The new STV offers reduced tariff for all Local and STD calls at just 49 paisa to any network across India.

The telecom giant BSNL’s prepaid customers of all telecom circles can avail this new reduced tariff, with the purchase of STV 49  and STV 99 voucher. According to the BSNL information the 49 voucher comes with the validity of 6 month  from the date of recharge. BSNL also announced one another Voucher of  Rs.99 with 12 month validity for same tariff plan.

By Recharging with the above STV 49 (six month) and STV 99 (12 month) the tariff will be applicable as follows-

Local and STD calls @ 49 paisa /min to any Network across India

All SMS will be chargeable @ 49 paisa per SMS (Local/National)

To know more call 24365 from BSNL mobile or 94200-24365 from other phone or visit BSNL website.

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  • Ashok. Bindal December 31, 2013 10:06 am

    Mere bsnl prepaid mobile number par 2 bsnl number free the ek landline aur ek mobile jinka rate 10 paise per minute tha parantu ab unka rate 50 paisa par minute hai. Mai yeh 2 free number wali scheme closed karwana chahata hu. Please help me

  • sandeep March 7, 2013 1:26 pm

    bsnl me uninor ki tarah koi bsnl 2 bsnl ka koi plan hai.

  • Satendrakumar February 17, 2013 9:31 am

    Mai tatadocomo ka grahak hu .bsnl ke shath judana chahata hu. To bsnl to bsnl .bsnl to adhar kya rate milega.gujarat

  • santosh Baggam December 4, 2012 7:15 pm

    BSNL never changes their attitude..

  • Rajesh December 2, 2012 9:53 am

    ANY 1PAISE TARIFF FOR ONE SEOND FOR ALL LOCAL MOBILES

  • haribabu.kota September 18, 2012 11:38 am

    sir, in reliance std 799Rs 30*24 whether in bsnl any plans. network is good.

  • Ashok bhargav September 17, 2012 8:17 am

    Sir aapka network to badiya hai magar voice quality other operator se achi nahi wo bhi jaipur me to pls yaha dhyan de taaki hume problem na ho humne kuch acha sochkar hi bsnl ko chuna hai

  • Surtej February 4, 2012 12:33 pm

    @Anjar . Now at present in BSNL 1p/1sec is on net and 1.02p/1sec on off net

  • Anzar February 4, 2012 11:34 am

    Can anybody tell me 1 year or unlimited validity BSNL plan for 1 paise per second in all cellphones?

  • Anzar February 4, 2012 11:29 am

    I would like to know what all one year plans are there in BSNL for 1 paise per second calling in all cellphones that the remainig balance won’t go?

  • chanderbhan January 5, 2012 2:38 pm

    BSNL offer BSNL to BSNL local unlimited calls in Rs.300.
    and BSNL to BSNL STD call rate in Rs.500 , validity 30 days only.

  • b.naidu November 11, 2011 3:47 pm

    BSNL NEED TO ATTRACT CUSTOMER BY GOOD OFFERS THEY GOT 12 RS ROAMING STV ITS GREAT BUT TRAI ASKED BSNL TO STOP IT TRY ANYTHING NEW IN TARIFF

  • aanshima September 13, 2011 12:21 pm

    BSNL TO BSNL FREE STD OFFERS WITHIN LIMIT OF 500 RS ANY WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL :)

  • ROHTASH August 9, 2011 11:45 am

    BSNL NEED TO ATTRACT CUSTOMER BY GOOD OFFERS THEY GOT 12 Rs. ROAMING STV ITS GREAT BUT TRAI ASKED BSNL TO STOP IT TRY ANYTHING NEW IN TARIFF valid of 15 days

  • joseph July 30, 2011 5:25 pm

    BSNL NEED TO ATTRACT CUSTOMER BY GOOD OFFERS THEY GOT 12 RS ROAMING STV ITS GREAT BUT TRAI ASKED BSNL TO STOP IT TRY ANYTHING NEW IN TARIFF

  • joseph July 30, 2011 5:21 pm

    @N.SRINIVASAN IYYER
    friend lodge a complaint in public grivences website….

  • Pradip July 30, 2011 4:55 pm

    BSNL Customer Care ko Jab Bhi Call karo to sahi se answr nahi milta. Jaisa ki koi naya plan hai ya phir bsnl to bsnl kam paise me/ya free plan ke bare me bat karni hai to koi thik se jankari nahi deta.

  • manish April 24, 2011 9:02 am

    pl suggest to reduce the rate in bsnl prepaid plan.

  • N.SRINIVASAN IYYER October 15, 2010 2:13 pm

    I HAVE APPLIED FOR 49 PAISE PER MINUTE FOR MY PRE PAID MOBILE. THE REQUEST IS MADE TWO MONTHS BEFORE. WHEN EVER I AM REMINDING BY SMS, I AM GETTING COMPUTER AUTOMATIC GENERATED REPLY AS MY REQUEST IS ALREADY UNDER PROCESS AND WILL BE COMPLETED WITHIN 24 TO 48 HOURS TIME. NOTHING HAS BEEN MATERIALISED.

    ON THE WEB SITE THERE ARE TWO PHONE NOS. EXISTS TO CONTACT call 24365 from BSNL mobile or 94200-24365. BOTH THE NOS ARE NOT IN EXISTENCE.

    I MADE A COMPLAINT TO THE DGM AND THERE IS NO ACTION FROM HIM. HENCE I AM GOING TO STOP MY BSNL MOBILE SERVICES WITHIN SHORT TIME (IN DUE COURSE) AS I HAVE TO INFORM TO VARIOUS AGENCIES TO STOP CONTACTING IN THIS NO.

    THIS IS SHAME TO OUR NATION & TO THE TELECOM DEPARTMENT.

  • aaaaaaa August 27, 2010 6:18 pm

    bsnl gatia di koi scheem hai isd calls lai

  • umakanth May 4, 2010 1:26 pm

    Can i use this plan for all prepaid plan

  • bhavesh ahir March 26, 2010 4:56 pm

    hi i m bhavesh
    mare local landline par 20 paisa thi pan ocha bill pay joie che koi megic plan che activate hal mate…??

  • SS Kohli March 25, 2010 12:28 pm

    My BSNL mobile Number is 9459206069. as of Now Local B to B is 25 paisa and other local is 60 paisa and B to B STD is 99 paisa and other STD 120 paisa is available in my mobile.
    I want to change my tariff plan in 1 paisa per second or 49 paisa per minute for one year and also want to validity for one year

  • saket March 15, 2010 11:09 pm

    aris :
    is this STV 49 and STV 99 applicabble to students plan(9486) ??

    yes

  • aris March 15, 2010 11:30 am

    is this STV 49 and STV 99 applicabble to students plan(9486) ??

  • ishan December 7, 2009 10:01 am

    @Sunandan Ghosh
    if u want to just change ur tariff plan, then recharge with another STV and tariff plan will be changed..i think u don’t want to use the pay per second plan.so u can use the all calls & sms @49 paisa STV of BSNL or any other STV available in kolkata.

  • Sunandan Ghosh December 7, 2009 12:52 am

    I am a prepaid customer since 2004. Now I have been misled to avail one paisa per second plan in November, 2009. Interruption of BSNL service at Kolkata, distortion of voice, non-availability of service, delayed delivery report of a sms etc tells upon my faith on BSNL. Still I want to continue with a change in my tariff plan. Is it possible now?

  • sukesh November 30, 2009 3:23 pm

    hi my name is sukesh will u send me mails to my mail pls abt prepaid connection of internet

  • ishan November 13, 2009 6:52 pm

    @Tanusree
    in BSNL 5 paise scheme CTD mobile means mobiles of BSNL kolkata circle..

  • ishan November 13, 2009 6:51 pm

    Tanusree :
    Can anyone tell me what is CTD?

    @Tanusree
    CTD means calcutta telephones..

  • Tanusree November 13, 2009 6:40 pm

    Can anyone tell me what is CTD?

  • rupesh November 13, 2009 3:18 pm

    u have the worst network system in all ,there are 2 towers near my place around distance 5 km , and a new tower is being erected since 6 months ,

  • ishan November 10, 2009 9:31 pm

    @kaushik
    but the tariff structure o ‘KOLKATA 5 paise’ is not completely same as KOLKATA 99.
    in KOLKATA 99 scheme Local call to CTD Landline/WLL & Mobile of WBTC was @20 Paise per min.but in this new plan it is 50 paise /min..so this has been increased.but the STD call rate has been decresed..previously only STD to bsnl eastern region was 50paisa/min and to other n/w in eastern region @75 paisa/min.but now STD is 50 paisa/min to BSNL & 75paisa/min to other n/w.also 50 local sms is free in this new plan.
    no reduced call rate at night to own n/w is not available in this new plan..

  • kaushik November 10, 2009 9:16 pm

    @ishan
    5 paise is back again after 7 months

  • ishan November 10, 2009 9:13 pm

    BSNL has introduced a new prepaid plan in kolkata–’KOLKATA 5 paise’
    Cost of SIM ——————— Rs. 39/- (inclusive of S.T)
    3) Validity of SIM —————– 7 days
    4) Talk value with SIM in Rs. –0
    5) MRP of FRC —————— Rs 201/-(Inclusive of S.T)
    On recharge of FRC
    a) Validity ———— 60 days
    b) Talk value —————— Rs. 20/- (Additional Talk value Rs.30/- upto 23.11.2009)
    7) Tariff structure :
    1. Local call to CTD Mobile @ 5 Paise per min
    2. Local call to CTD Landline/WLL & Mobile of WBTC @50 Paise per min
    3. Local call to Fixed & Mobile of other Network @50 Paise per min.
    4. Local SMS to own network—- 50 SMS free *
    5. STD call to fixed line & Mobile (Own Network) @50 Paise per min
    6. STD call to fixed line & Mobile (Other Network @75 Paise per min
    * Charges beyond 50 free SMS will be as per General Prepaid plan
    Roaming charge & other SMS charges will be as per General Pre paid plan.
    9) Top up of any denomination will be allowed.
    10) Power vouchers will not be allowed.
    11) The following Recharge vouchers can be used for KOLKATA 5 Paise plan.
    a) RCV of Rs.13/- Talk value – NIL , Validity – 5 days
    b) RCV of Rs.124/- Talk value – Rs.50/- , Validity – 30 days
    c) RCV of Rs. 249/- Talk value – Rs. 100/-, Validity – 60 days
    this is a promotional scheme by BSNL for the period 09.11.2009 to 06.02.2010.

  • kaushik November 10, 2009 9:10 pm

    raveendra :respected sir, here BSNL TOWERS are not working from last 10 days onwards.Name of the tower is HCU-Campus-1 I gave a complaint. please can u solve this problem as early as possible.

    its a normal thing for BSNL

  • Dhanraj November 10, 2009 9:05 pm

    All Local,STD and SMS Just @49p,
    All Local and STD calls on BSNL network with in the country for just 1 Paisa Per Second,

    THESE tarrifs NOT FOR karnataka.bsnl.co.in KARNATAKA BSNL CUSTOMERS !!!!!!!!!!

    STD @49p – NOT AVAILABLE.
    1 Paisa Per Second — NOT FOR ALL SCHEMES,ONLY FOR OLDEST SCHEMES.

    I HATE YOU –karnataka.bsnl.co.in………………..

  • raveendra November 9, 2009 5:14 pm

    respected sir, here BSNL TOWERS are not working from last 10 days onwards.Name of the tower is HCU-Campus-1 I gave a complaint. please can u solve this problem as early as possible.

  • varunk November 5, 2009 6:48 pm

    First of all thanks to reliance to spark new price war to benefit subscribers.
    I think my dear members did not understand the bsnl offer and make haste to write comments.
    The offer is stv for 49 rs. Which gives rs. 5 also and makes all local and std and sms calls@49p for next 6 months..I think this offer is far better than reliance even reliance offeinf is for life time and bsnl`s is for 6 months as:
    1. in addition bsnl provides 2 bsnl local @ 20 p without any stv
    2. bsnl offers pre paid recharge/topup vouchers schemes on regular basis which offer talk value even more than amount paid. Like in haryana u get 7000/-over 5000 rs. RCV with 2.5 y validity (save 40 %)and rs. 600 talktime on topup of rs. 500 (save 20%).
    3. Only Bsnl offers free roaming in gurgaon and faridabad for haryana subscribers. While others charges for it..
    4. Bsnl has a largest coverage and best n/w .everybody knows when last year reliance launches its gsm services nation vide and offered rs. 900 for only rs. 25, how pathetic the services were. It was not possible to utilize even rs. 10 per day due to poor n/w.

  • sanjay chaturvedi November 5, 2009 4:11 pm

    BSNL New STV in Rajasthan 49 paisa Local/Std per min. in 49Rs(validity 6 Months), in 99 Rs.(Validity 1 Year)

  • KK November 5, 2009 1:05 pm

    STD CODES 8 SERIES FUNCTIONING IN AP & KARNATAKA.
    BUT DOT ISSUED 7 & 8 SERIES TO MOBILE NUMBRING.
    SO LOOK IN TO STD CODES OF ABOVE STATES FOR CLUBBUD INTO ONE STD CODE FOR ONE STATE.
    PRESENT TECHNOLOGY READY FOR THIS ?

  • Debopratim Roy November 4, 2009 11:09 pm

    Now MTS has signed a tower sharing agreement with BSNL which would eneable them deep penetration in rural areas there by getting access from arnd 42000 telephone exchange BTS all over india(except Mumbai and Delhi) where their sister concern MTNL is operating..So thats why BSNL stands tall as more private operators are singinig agreement for tower sharing after Aircel,Datacom,Tata and now MTS…Its the private players who are approaching BSNL and not the reverse..

  • lOvEr bOy November 4, 2009 9:10 pm

    Bsnl is noting but a suck… Network also not not good..

  • vengat November 4, 2009 8:55 pm

    bsnl beware. if you dont be compettive after dec31 when the number portablity will be avialble you will lose your higher revenue paying customers. in bsnl from one tariff plan to another you are not able to carry the number. from mega super plan to vasnathan number can not be carried and only new sim. if you continue with the same attitude all your number will be lost to other operators who offer better services and rates.

  • B S Mehta November 4, 2009 5:30 pm

    Its not worth to pay Rs.49/month to subscribe the BSNL’s plan as there are many other cheaper plans are available in the market like TATA’s life time plan (you have to pay just Rs. 30/month and enjoy local call at any network @ Rs.1/10min & STD call @ 3/10min), Reliance is going to launch per second plan by yesterday(5th Nov 09).

  • Fahad November 4, 2009 8:57 am

    @Emad
    actualy b.s.n.l wants to compete with airtel and vodafone in terms of being costlier netwrk but b.s.n.l dun knw tht it z nt the rght tym…atleast bsnl ko 3/6/9 mnths ki val. Rakhni chahye thy… Kuch to sharm kr b.s.n.l sudhar ja tym hai abi nahi to pani mei dhub mar kahi pe

  • Emad November 4, 2009 6:46 am

    Another stupid offer from stupidest operator
    what d hell reliance 48 stv forl life cheapest roaming and call i m unable to understand what bsnl is trying to show its like a sucide attemp against lower tarriffs from other operator
    die bsnl die

  • Tej November 4, 2009 5:24 am

    Dear Amit for which circle you mention validity of stc 49/99 for 180 days and 1 year ?

  • sree November 3, 2009 11:15 pm

    there you are

  • Debopratim Roy November 3, 2009 11:12 pm

    @Ahamed

    Absolutelt true and rightly justified by you in simple way…..its very sad tale that few open minded people thinking rationally understand it..

  • sree November 3, 2009 10:55 pm

    hai bhikas , i am sreejith. the same tariff was launged today in kerala.that we were expecting .bete the private players.

  • Bikash November 3, 2009 10:31 pm

    BSNL OFFRES ALL STD AND LOCAL CALLS TO ANY NETWORK @49 PAISE/MIN IN ORISSA WITH NEW STV 49 FOR 180 DAYS VALIDITY AND STV 97 FOR 1 YEAR VALIDITY…BSNL BEST HAI MERE LIYE….

  • Anuj November 3, 2009 10:20 pm

    @Ahamed
    No one had discontinued old tariffs with the launch of per second billing. Airtel still has Friendz, mCampus plan, Vodafone still has VF Campus plan & Idea has its MyGang plan.. Those plans are still first choice of youths as all offer cheap group calling & all local SMS @just 20p or 30p..
    Its a BSNL still comes with costlier plans.. This voucher is too much costly..

  • Debopratim Roy November 3, 2009 10:16 pm

    BSNL ALL INDIA HELPLINE(24×7):94000-24365

  • Debopratim Roy November 3, 2009 10:15 pm

    BSNL has to zindagi ka ehsaas haai….BSNL is the best operator who is totally transparent and kuch bhi chupata nahi..Thats why,thats why TATA and AIRCEL has made agreements for tower sharing with BSNL for that rural penetration and in remote places of Jammu and Kashmir..

  • Ahamed November 3, 2009 10:11 pm

    while offering second pulse at the rate of 1 paise bsnl has not discontinued facilities like “friends and family scheme”. Customers are satisfied with BSNL’s various tariff structures suit to the needs of various types of people. We have to keep the public sector strong, otherwise all the competitions will be ending and the preivate operators will start looting.

  • amit November 3, 2009 9:29 pm

    validity is wrong 49 rs voucher valid for 180 days
    and 99 rs voucher valid for 1 year
    30day is offer period validity
    according to sms i got on my mobile

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 8:52 pm

    BSNL IS BEST
    BEST FOR NOTHING

  • Abhijit S November 3, 2009 8:51 pm

    Avishek R :
    @Vineet
    arey hamare yaha bsnl pe per second to fukat me aata hai lekin daily 50 paisa dena padta hai, yaani 101% cheating!

    In Maharashtra.. they deduct 1.50rs daily for per sec billing..
    Also, to some rate cutters, they have daily deduction from 5rs to 15rs. which hey mention in very small letters @ bottom of advertisement. Poor BSNL customers.

  • raja bharat November 3, 2009 8:30 pm

    BSNL is out of the competetion. Better to shut its opportunities and go for any diversification strategy other than telecom sector.
    it is the lazy runner in the market.

    Shedding its late strategies are vain……..

  • Tej November 3, 2009 8:04 pm

    The BSNL has today launched new prepaid plan .All local call/Std/ sms @49paisa per mnt on a STV of Rs.49/- with one month validity of STV . Though it is a good decision to fix 49 paisa per mnt call/sms but giving one month validity of STV is not suitable for customers. The extra payment of Rs.49/- per month by customer is too much to avail call @ 49 paisa at this time of open choice/offer in telecom market by different operators and no customer will like to avail BSNL STV as excess burden on their pocket.

    Here under I am giving some example for Punjab Circle and offers by other operators
    available in Punjab. Taking example call charges for 100 mnts in a month for comparisation with other operators

    1. Idea stv charge Rs.60/- for 12 months .for call rates @ 60 paisa per mnt .ie only Rs.5/-
    extra for a month to call charges .For example if a customer make call for 100 mnts in a month, he will have to pay 100×60 = Rs. 60.00 plus Rs.5/- stv charges, Total comes to
    Rs.60+5 = Rs.65 for 100 mnts in a month, whereas in BSNL he will have to pay 100×49 = Rs.49/- for call charges plus Rs.49/- for STV in a month, Total comes to Rs.49+49 =Rs.98/- in a month for 100 mnts call and as such he have to pay 98-65 + Rs.33 much in BSNL then Idea

    2. Airtel RC is of Rs.60/- with talk time of Rs.20/- means Rs.40/- for 180 days,that comes to Rs.6.66 for a month for 60 paisa per mnt call charges, similarly call charges for 100 mnts comes to Rs. 100×60 =Rs.60.00 plus Rs.6.66 monthly charges that comes to
    Rs. 60.00+6.66 ie Total 66.66 for 100 mnts whereas BNL charges will be Rs.98/- and thus a difference of Rs.98.00 -66.66 =Rs.31.34 much then BSNL

    3. Vodafone charge RC Rs.123 with talktime of RS.15 ie RS.123-15=Rs.108.00 for
    6 months that comes to Rs.18/- per month but their call rates are only 50 paisa per mnt
    Thus their charges for 100 mnts comes to 100×50=Rs.50.00 plus Rs.18/- monthly charges
    That comes to RS. 50+18 = Rs.68/- and BSNL charges will be Rs.98/- ie Rs.30 much in BSNL

    4 . Reliance simply providing all calls/sms @ 50 paisa per mnt with no extra/additional charges that for 100 mnts comes to only Rs.50.00 comparing Rs.98/- in BSNL means
    Rs. 48/- are much in BSNL

    5. Tata DOCOMO providing call at 1 paisa per mnt without any extra charges that comes to 100×60 Rs.60/- only for 100 mnts ie Rs.38/- less then BSNL

    The above is a simple comparisation of BSNL Call rates with other operators considering only 100 mnts call in a months Getting STV recharge every month will not be convient / easy for customers and to keep a watch on its expiry

  • sree November 3, 2009 7:49 pm

    now in kerala only

  • sree November 3, 2009 7:45 pm

    it s true that bsnl launged 49 paise for any network with 49&99 c topup for 6 and one year respectively.thanks bsnl. now YOU ARE ON TRACK

  • Anuj November 3, 2009 7:42 pm

    @kaushik
    Good move, Airtel is thinking to increase validity of those 50p/sec tariff vouchers to lifetime. I got this information from my friend who works in Airtel itself. Vodafone shall also follow it. It will happen due to MNP. I am sure that in next few months, these companies ‘ll also increase validity of per second pulse vouchers to lifetime.

  • Sanjaypandit November 3, 2009 7:01 pm

    yes Reliance is not trusted operator. In my opinion most trusted Bsnl & airtel . but bsnl release only this 30 days stv for lower call rate which is not acceptable, when other operator release these types of stv just with 1 year validity. second thing is that, i purchase RGSM sim for this offer, but some places of jaipur, network is very bad .

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 6:37 pm

    i recharged my airtel with RC 41 to get all locals 50 paise for 1 year
    and 2day take a new vodafone connection and recharged with RC 54 to get STD @ 50 paise for 6 months
    the RGSM i using for STD @ 50 paise is now in Dustbin

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 6:25 pm

    AnujB :

    kaushik :vodafone beats airtel in all aspects in kolkata circle1st its local & std combo of 50 paise to any network is better than airtel std offers of A-A 50 paise and A-O = 60 paise2nd its per second plan is also 1 paise/sec throughout india unlike airtels 1 paise on own network and 1.20 on other networkvodafone can claim the nominal monthly or daily rental they charging for its excellent network throughout west bengal

    You will end up paying atleast 10-15 bucks more in the voda plan in Kolkata (thats NOT nominal..i will get a hello tune for that money in airtel)…plus the “daily rental” clause means that by any chance if you dont have balance in your phone (happens to me sometimes..hehe)..and its time for them to deduct 50p..you will be removed from the plan..and you will have to again recharge with Rs63!!! if u r going for voda 1 sec plan..be sure to b ready for a lot of call center calling..
    As far as network goes it think difference between voda and airtel is very marginal..went to north bengal for holidays…excellent coverage for airtel…even aircel was pretty good there…!!

    i dont have much airtel friends or relatives, i actually call more to vodafone and bsnl numbers since i work in a PSU
    so Airtel charging 60 paise to other networks is not at all befeficial to me
    i prefer all network same call rate charges

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 6:22 pm

    one thing i can say surely Rs 48 charged by reliance is not one time cost
    customer again has to pay some rentals in coming days
    I personally experienced it in 2007 from RGSM ( then SMART ) in kolkata when they said one have to charge with rs 249 to get some benefits for life time,but they withdrew it for new as well as existing customers
    i dont trust reliance
    if they dont take any rentals then u can see them to deduct your balance automatically without any reason

  • AnujB November 3, 2009 6:20 pm

    kaushik :vodafone beats airtel in all aspects in kolkata circle1st its local & std combo of 50 paise to any network is better than airtel std offers of A-A 50 paise and A-O = 60 paise2nd its per second plan is also 1 paise/sec throughout india unlike airtels 1 paise on own network and 1.20 on other networkvodafone can claim the nominal monthly or daily rental they charging for its excellent network throughout west bengal

    You will end up paying atleast 10-15 bucks more in the voda plan in Kolkata (thats NOT nominal..i will get a hello tune for that money in airtel)…plus the “daily rental” clause means that by any chance if you dont have balance in your phone (happens to me sometimes..hehe)..and its time for them to deduct 50p..you will be removed from the plan..and you will have to again recharge with Rs63!!! if u r going for voda 1 sec plan..be sure to b ready for a lot of call center calling..

    As far as network goes it think difference between voda and airtel is very marginal..went to north bengal for holidays…excellent coverage for airtel…even aircel was pretty good there…!!

  • naveen November 3, 2009 6:08 pm

    YAR i dont know why people are talking about BSNL, AIRTEL, VODAFONE, IDEA wen the biggest player ” R E L I A N C E ” is offering LIFE TIME WITH NO RENTALS ALL INDIA 50 ps , ROAMING 50 ps , All SMS 50 ps, Special local pack at 40 ps(no rental) What more one wants, THEIR BILLING IS FLAWLESS, NETWORK IS SUPERB(Gsm also fast improving). ANY ONE WANNA CHALLANGE ME????

    U want to pay 72 ps for a local call on per sec basis or 50 ps flat for all calls including roaming, RCOM is doing public serviceeeeee that is why poor company has fallen 50% from the recent high of Rs.320.

    Now it is upto the consumer either to get benifited by Rcom’s move or get royal butchered with Airtel or vodafone. :-) JAI AMBANIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 5:43 pm

    vodafone beats airtel in all aspects in kolkata circle
    1st its local & std combo of 50 paise to any network is better than airtel std offers of A-A 50 paise and A-O = 60 paise
    2nd its per second plan is also 1 paise/sec throughout india unlike airtels 1 paise on own network and 1.20 on other network
    vodafone can claim the nominal monthly or daily rental they charging for its excellent network throughout west bengal

  • ishan November 3, 2009 5:30 pm

    AIRTEL’s advantage plan with validity of 365 days and vodafone’s 54 bonus card are giving almost the same benifit to its customers in kolkata.in case of vodafone the call rate is flat 50p/min across India with 180 days validity..and in case of AIRTEL it is A-A @50p/min and others @ 60p/min with a validity of 365 days.

    these all are the simply reliance effect i think..

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 5:25 pm

    lOvEr bOy :BSNL prepaid suck… Vodafone new sim just 50rs with 50rs talktime.. Call any where in india 50ps plus 100 daily sms is free.. Why dont you update this plan in your site….

    in which circle vodafone giving this ?

  • ishan November 3, 2009 5:22 pm

    kaushik :

    ishan :VODAFONE’s new 54 bonus card in kolkata offering all local and std calls @50p/min with a validity of 180 days..so it’s better than AIRTEL’s advantage plan in kolkata which offers A-A @ 50p/min and others @ 60p/min with a validity of 180 days.

    AIRTEL RC 54 validity is now 365 days not 180 days

    ya kaushik u r right..i have made a mistake..
    Actually AIRTEL’s advantage plan validity is now 365 days in kolkata..sorry for the mistake..

  • lOvEr bOy November 3, 2009 5:17 pm

    Vodafone plan tariff for 1year..with out any rental

  • prashant November 3, 2009 5:16 pm

    BSNL BEST hai sab kae leyae. our bake sab Airtel or vodafone frod thaggg hai sab kae leyae…………it a fact note

  • lOvEr bOy November 3, 2009 5:16 pm

    BSNL prepaid suck… Vodafone new sim just 50rs with 50rs talktime.. Call any where in india 50ps plus 100 daily sms is free.. Why dont you update this plan in your site….

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 5:13 pm

    ishan :VODAFONE’s new 54 bonus card in kolkata offering all local and std calls @50p/min with a validity of 180 days..so it’s better than AIRTEL’s advantage plan in kolkata which offers A-A @ 50p/min and others @ 60p/min with a validity of 180 days.

    AIRTEL RC 54 validity is now 365 days not 180 days

  • ishan November 3, 2009 5:03 pm

    VODAFONE’s new 54 bonus card in kolkata offering all local and std calls @50p/min with a validity of 180 days..so it’s better than AIRTEL’s advantage plan in kolkata which offers A-A @ 50p/min and others @ 60p/min with a validity of 180 days.

  • ishan November 3, 2009 4:48 pm

    There is a mistake in the post..according to the BSNL website the offer is available for only 1 month from 01.11.2009.there is no info about the validity of the pack.For more information they have requested to visit the circle website..but no information regarding this STV 49 in BSNL kolkata telephones website.
    this is the link to the news—>

    http://bsnl.in/newsdetailed.php?news_id=488

  • sreejith November 3, 2009 4:40 pm

    SIMPLY BSNL

  • sreejith November 3, 2009 4:39 pm

    hare yarr , bsnl also give all india locall/std with 49 paise only aith the tariff of 49 for 6 months and 99 for one year.

  • Ishwer Singh November 3, 2009 4:24 pm

    Really, BSNL is still a step behind other companies, it have to provide this facility for Life Time. It is the way it will be prove its worthness. Otherwise RIM or TaTa Docomo are best in this Tarrif Comparison. BSNL and RIM networks are same.
    I think they have to reconsider it again.

  • Fahad November 3, 2009 4:08 pm

    I thnk bsnl is not wrkng wth present they are gvng ofrs whch are eithr bakwaas or senseless…val. Shud be 6 mnths or a year bt c evry mnth u hav to shed 49 for its crap netwrk

  • Fahad November 3, 2009 4:06 pm

    motta :

    keypees2005 :
    So BSNL too has taken the war

    yup bsnl is joining the war with stick and knife…
    Hope they know they have to face missiles…….

    hahahaha…
    U r absolutely right

  • motta November 3, 2009 4:04 pm

    keypees2005 :
    So BSNL too has taken the war

    yup bsnl is joining the war with stick and knife…
    Hope they know they have to face missiles…….

  • sreejith November 3, 2009 4:03 pm

    in keral Cost of STV Rs.49/- for 6 month validity and 99 stv for one year validity

  • mohanan kn,kallackal hse,mudavoor po.muvattupuzha,686669 November 3, 2009 3:51 pm

    A company like BSNL need not change their tariff daily.maintain the quality of service and help the consumers by changing the tariff once in a month,maximum. validity periode should be at least for three months

    mohanan

  • amar November 3, 2009 3:35 pm

    @nikhil

    i too think u r right buddy,

    i tried to talk to bsnl cc but they know nothing about such thing till now…

  • Tej November 3, 2009 3:22 pm

    Cost of STV Rs.49/- for 30 days validity only is much high.
    Reliance charge nothing for 0.50 paisa call/std.Others providing
    validity of one year for Rs.64 or 66 STV only
    BSNL should give valdity for much period ie 6 months or 1 yr
    for this STV (Rs.49/-)

  • ANIRBAN November 3, 2009 3:07 pm

    ekdum bakwas plan….

  • B Gupta November 3, 2009 2:52 pm

    NOBIN :
    @sanjay bafna
    i think the post is wrong, i dont know exactly as i’m not sure.
    stv 45 in kerala has tariff validity of 6 months and not 1 month as mentioned above.
    and stv 99 is of 12 months.
    could you check on this bafna?

    http://www.bsnl.in/newsdetailed.php?news_id=488

  • Nikhil KHurana November 3, 2009 2:52 pm

    i think read it properly on their(bsnl) site that the offer is available for one month…..it is not written that its validity is one month so i think it must be for lifetime……….

  • keypees2005 November 3, 2009 2:51 pm

    So BSNL too has taken the war

  • NOBIN November 3, 2009 2:49 pm

    @sanjay bafna
    i think the post is wrong, i dont know exactly as i’m not sure.
    stv 45 in kerala has tariff validity of 6 months and not 1 month as mentioned above.
    and stv 99 is of 12 months.
    could you check on this bafna?

  • S.J.B November 3, 2009 2:49 pm

    BSNL will end up with only tower sharing business one day…

  • Avishek R November 3, 2009 2:31 pm

    @Vineet
    arey hamare yaha bsnl pe per second to fukat me aata hai lekin daily 50 paisa dena padta hai, yaani 101% cheating!

  • Vineet November 3, 2009 2:18 pm

    Bsnl bihar has launched stv45 which is pay per second and its validity for 365days.tariff all local+std 1paise/sec

  • Avishek R November 3, 2009 2:10 pm

    bsnl simply sucks.. It is most expensive in india. service also not good. reliance simply rocks. even airtel is much cheaper than this. It has increased validity on advantage vouchers to 3 months. pay per second billing is better than this. bsnl per second billing is also expensive. bsnl better stop cheapting people. offer something good or go to hell, leave ur buisness..

  • B Gupta November 3, 2009 2:09 pm

    Problem of BSNL lies in their administrative structure.Policy makers of BSNL are not employee of BSNl, they are actually employees of DoT comes in deputation to BSNL.So why would they care if BSNL does good or not.BSNL employees are protesting against this structure for long.

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 2:03 pm

    in efficient employees are increasing in BSNL, give them VRS as soon as possible.

  • hardeep November 3, 2009 2:02 pm

    it seems their mad approach has’nt YET been treated….. they need some treatment!!!!! atleast they can FOLLOW others correctly if not being out anything new on their own! ;) :) POOR PEOPLE

  • Ramesh November 3, 2009 2:01 pm

    49 per month?? why not per year :(

  • Dip November 3, 2009 1:59 pm

    BSNL simply sks!!

  • kaushik November 3, 2009 1:57 pm

    49 per month is too much

  • Devraj November 3, 2009 1:51 pm

    Too costly compared to Reliance and all other private players