BSNL revises the Landline Pulse on PAN India basis translating into costlier Landline tariffs

BSNL is on a hiking spree as they have been revising large number of plans and this time around they have revised the landline pulse rates across all circles. These changes are applicable to all tariff plans.


Changes in On Net calls

BSNL has changed the pulse rate for calls to cellular networks from 90 seconds to 60 seconds for both Intra circles and Inter Circles calls.

Changes in pulse rate for calls to other networks

Calls to fixed line of other networks will be charged at a pulse rate of 60 seconds instead of the earlier 90 seconds. The pulse for calls to cellular connections of other network remains same at 60 paise. BSNL has hiked the tariff for calls to MTNL and other operators in Delhi/Mumbai from adjacent circles by revising the pulse rate from 120 seconds to 60 seconds.

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S Gopal
December 22, 2014 10:40 am 10:40 AM

What is BSNL’s game plan is a riddle wrapped up in an enigma!

December 21, 2014 8:43 pm 8:43 PM

big mistake from the bsnl this time as the time has come when the mobile is cheaper than landlines and the mobile has the advantage of mobility also which the Landlines will never have . and despite understand that the BSNL is loosing its market share in all the segments but still they are not ready to learn a lesson instead of making the product cheaper and better to attract the customer they are trying to keep them away by making the tariff costlier.

Pranab Das
December 21, 2014 12:06 am 12:06 AM

Off topic: Another BSNL service BSNL WLL ( tarang, fixed wireless CDMA) is breathing its last breadth. This December after 6 long years we had to surrender the connection. The handset provided came with external battery, after it gave away BSNL changed with it with another handset with inbuilt battery. But this has network issues, and now BSNL officials are advising to all WLL customers who have such problem to surrender as there is no other way. Circle: West Bengal.

S Gopal
December 22, 2014 10:38 am 10:38 AM
A colleague of mine uses BSNL’s WLL services and he too initially in 2006 had a WLL without the inbuilt battery and switched over to the inbuilt one after a few years. Most of the new ones allow the user to access the battery compartment, remove and replace malfunctioning rechargeable batteries. The batteries that are used in these WLL phones are usually available at an electrical store, else you can definitely scout and purchase them online at ebay and other stores. It is true though that BSNL is deliberately and openly sabotaging its CDMA services, a very step-motherly approach in… Read more »