BSNL Launches FREE Video Call Facility for 2G Subscribers in Kolkata

In an attempt to provide greater benefits to the GSM mobile service users, Pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) announced the launch of Free Video Call facility for its 2G GSM subscribers in Kolkata telecom circle.

Under the BSNL’s Free Video Call Service offer, its Postpaid and Prepaid 2G-GSM subscribers in Kolkata will be automatically up-graded for next generation mobile services to provide the video call facility by default irrespective of whether customer is having 2G handset or 3G handset. However the High Speed 3G Data services will not be available for 2G customers along with this offer.

BSNL’s Postpaid and Prepaid 2G customers using 3G handsets will be able to make video calls in 3G coverage area just at 30p/minute for Local and STD Video Calls to any BSNL/MTNL Numbers.The Incoming Video Call will be Free in Home circle and 70p/min or Rs.1 will be charged while in National roaming for Prepaid and postpaid customers respectively.

Here are the tariff Details-:

2G Prepaid 2G Postpaid
Type of Video Call Home Roaming Home Roaming
Outgoing Local/STD 30p/minute Rs.1/minute 30p/minute 1.50/minute
Incoming FREE 70p/minute FREE Rs.1/minute

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September 18, 2010 3:13 pm 3:13 PM

now we can get 3G facility for 2G customers from kerala circle.2G customers can get outgoing video call & incoming video call on 3G enabled handset..bsnl rock…….

August 7, 2010 5:21 pm 5:21 PM

@Avishek Ghosh
thanks very much 4 u r reply..we cant make video call in ghatal here because here aint no 3g tower till now..probably bsnl is too afraid to put a tower in ghatal due to repeated flood ..but thanks very much 4 invitation and surely i will go to kgp and midnpr town not only to test 3g there but hav many relatives in both these beautiful places and of course these 2 places are very close to my heart…thanks again..

Avishek Ghosh
August 7, 2010 10:21 am 10:21 AM


I am from Midnapur town,& here bsnl 3g service is present….within 3g tower range everyone can make a video call to a compatible caller,both have bsnl 2g/3g connection,3g coverage & 3g handset….just write the recepent’s no on ur mobile screen/select from contacts..go to option…& dial video call instead of voice call/direct green key access..u can able to video call with only 30p/mint call charge…if 3g is present in ghatal,then u can try that..otherwise to test bsnl 3g service make a trip to historical Midnapur town/Kharagpur Town….