India's National Telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today said that it has crossed 1 Lakh (1,00,000) Port In Request under Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Andhra Pradesh telecom circle and registered 74,000 GSM migrations into BSNL Mobile network from other operators in AP circle.
If you remember, few days back we also reported on TelecomTalk that BSNL emerged as most preferred Mobile Service operator in Andhra Pradesh telecom Circle since the Launch of MNP in the state.
To celebrates this achievement and grab more and more 2G and 3G subscribers, BSNL also launched new Prepaid Plan - 'VENNELA-MATCH' for 2G & 3G Mobile subscribers in Andhra Pradesh circles which offers lowest local, STD and Roaming calls, Free SMS and lot of other benefits.
According to Mr. Rajeev Agarwal, CGMT , BSNL AP circle BSNL is doing exceedingly well under Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Andhra Pradesh. There have been more than 74,000 migrations into BSNL GSM Network (2G/3G) from other operators while 24,000 users opted out of BSNL under MNP which has crossed over 1 lakh in port-in requests.
This performance which not only continues to be the best amongst all the BSNL Circles, But is also making BSNL as the maximum net gainer amongst all the operators. BSNL AP circle has also seen a healthy increase in revenue and maintaining its highest rate of growth amongst all operators in AP in activations of new mobile connections.
Mr Agrawal also said that in terms on next generation mobile services, BSNL 3G services has been well accepted in the AP market and has over 1.54 lakh 3G connections are active in AP.
BSNL introduces one new prepaid plans for prospective 2G and 3G Mobile subscribers in Andhra Pradesh circle, dubbed as VENNELA-MATH which comes for 28 (2G) and Rs.24 (3G).
|BSNL Vennela – Match Prepaid Plan||2G||3G|
|Cost of FRC||Rs.28||Rs.24|
|Validity||Life Time||Life Time|
|Free Talk Time||Rs.28||Rs.24|
|Welcome Goodies(Valid for 30 days)||2000 Free SMS50 MB Data Usage||2000 Free SMS200 MB Data Usage 100 Min Video Calls|
|Life Time Free SMS per Month||100 Local/National SMS||100 Local/National SMS|
|Local, STD, Roaming calls(all networks)||1p/sec||1p/sec|
|Friends N Family (5 Numbers of AP)||20p/min to BSNL40p/min to Other N/W of AP||20p/min to BSNL40p/min to Other N/W of AP|
|Night Calling (11pm to 6am)||20p/min to BSNL40p/min to Other N/W of AP||20p/min to BSNL40p/min to Other N/W of AP|
|All other charges||As per General Prepaid Plan||As per General Prepaid Plan|