BSNL Rationalizes National Roaming Tariff Under Prepaid And Postpaid Mobile Services

By May 1st, 2015 AT 6:36 AM

BSNL has decided to rationalize its national roaming tariff under prepaid and postpaid mobile services in order to comply with new guidelines issued by TRAI. Here are the changes made in the existing roaming charges-


Prepaid National Roaming Rationalization:

Voice Calls Existing (Rs./Min) Revised (Rs./Min)
Pulse (Seconds) 60 Sec. 60 Sec.
Local 1 0.8
STD 1.5 1.15
Incoming 0.75 0.45
SMS Existing (Rs./SMS) Revised (Rs./SMS)
Local 1 0.25
National 1.5 0.38
International 5 5
  • All the active plans such as Per Second Plan (Rs. 36), Per Minute Plan (Rs. 37), Pyari Jodi Plan (Rs. 75), Jai Jawan Plan (Rs. 99), RTP Plan (Rs. 45), and RTP-FR Plan (Rs. 199) are kept unchanged.
  • No change has been made in the prices of roaming STVs i.e. 1 Day Validity (Rs. 5), 7 Days Validity (Rs. 33), 30 Days Validity (Rs. 69), and 90 Days Validity (Rs. 90). However, Minimum outgoing call rates have come down from Rs. 1.5/Min to Rs. 1.3/Min. Incoming calls are kept free as earlier.

Postpaid Tariff Roaming Rationalization:

Voice Calls Existing (Rs./Min) Revised (Rs./Min)
Pulse (Seconds) 60 60
Outgoing (L/N) 1 0.80
Incoming 0.75 0.45

SMS: While roaming, local and national roaming rates have come down to Rs. 0.25 per message. Ordinary rates have been kept unchanged.

Note: As per the guidelines of TRAI, all the revised rates will be applicable with effect from May 1, 2015.

Bhupendra holds a Post Graduate degree from Christ University. He is an investment banker & trader by profession and a writer by heart.

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I guess there is no need of roaming packs or special packs for aircel,as to activate these packs u need network
And in case of aircel
Network and aircel ka door door tak koi rishta nahi….


I am using BSNL karnataka SIM in Tamilnadu. The call rate of Rs.0.80 and Rs.1.15 per minute, incoming at Rs.0.45 per minute and the SMS rates of Rs.0.25 and Rs.0.38 are working by default.

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