BSNL subscribers to enjoy Free roaming from June 15

The much awaited news for the Indian mobile users to cherish have come out as the Department of Telecom announced free national roaming for state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) customers.


Addressing the media in New Delhi on Tuesday, Union minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad announced the historic decision, a reason to celebrate for the users of India’s largest and oldest communication service provider. BSNL has a whopping customer base of over 117 million users.

The minister added that the Full mobile portability will be given from July for the 969.89 million Indian mobile phone users. In May, BSNL had cut roaming tariff by up to 40 percent for its prepaid and postpaid mobile connection following a telecom tariff order issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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January 9, 2016 12:58 pm 12:58 PM

What will be the charges for bsnl post paid mobile during roaming,specifically in Bangalore ??
The SIM card is of west Bengal …..

Parminder Singh
June 17, 2015 10:01 pm 10:01 PM

I am a happy bsnl customer. get 1150 in 1000 recharge.. 10 GB data at 7.2mbps in Rs 886 for 90 days (I use it in 10 days BTW) now free roaming.. bsnl you rock..

June 15, 2015 6:17 pm 6:17 PM

It is not RLH.

These are the roaming call rates of BSNL from 15th June 2015 :

Outgoing calls within the roaming circle – Rs.0.80
Outgoing calls outside the roaming circle (within India) – Rs.1.15

Outgoing normal SMS within the roaming circle – Rs.0.25
Outgoing normal SMS outside the roaming circle (within India) – Rs.0.38

Incoming calls and SMS – FREE

RLH will be applicable only for SMS and data STVs. Note that the SMS quota in the circle specific base plan vouchers is not valid in national roaming.