BSNL Hikes its Prepaid Tariff

Following Airtel, Vodafone, Aircel and IDEA Cellular’s surprise move to hike prepaid tariff in certain circles, Now it seems that BSNL is also joining the gang with private operators.

However Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) did not take direct route for Tariff HIKE and Decreased the Number of Validity Days comes with Top-Up and Increased cost of some STVs which my indirectly effect the pockets of its Prepaid customers.

BSNL today announced one small revision of its prepaid tariff and launched New “Pay Per second Plan” (1.2 paisa/Sec for other network calls) and [email protected] Plan for its LIFE TIME” prepaid users, increase the Price of 2 STVs and Reduced the Number of Validity Days which comes with Top-Up for its GENERAL Plan users across all the telecom circles in India effective from 5 August 2011..

BSNL’s New Pay Per Second Plan for LIFE Time customers, cost Rs.60 and offers BSNL to BSNL Local and STD calls 1p/sec while BSNL to Other Network Calls will be charged at 1.2p/Second. While New Pay Per Min ([email protected]) Plan cost Rs.49 and offers all Local/STD Calls for 49p/min. Both STVs comes with the tariff validity of 365 days from the date of recharge.

Please Note : As of now, there is No Impact of above tariff HIKE on BSNL’s GENERAL Plan subscribers using Pay Per Second Plan (1p/sec for all Local,STD, Roaming Calls) as well as other GENERAL Categories Plan, they can continue with their plan.

New STV’s For Life Time (Saral Anant) Customers :

Revision of “Validity Days” with top-ups for General customers :


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c h rao
July 14, 2012 10:49 pm 10:49 PM

I have taken bsnl prepaid connection on 5th of july 2012. I want to have family and friends plan for calling my family and friends in AP.How to get recharge in Family and friends scheme and what type of option I have to ask the retailer?

Ravi Kumar
August 10, 2011 11:36 pm 11:36 PM

As far as now The Validity is not reduced by BSNL. @Kaushik Roy

August 10, 2011 6:49 pm 6:49 PM

recently i joined BSNL 3u MNP. I was given 2g sim but 3G Vennala super plan was given. Actually I opted 2g Nestam plan. How to change from 3g Venella Super to 2g Nestam.