BSNL revises all its postpaid plan tariffs across India

Following other telcos, the state-run operator BSNL has announced a revision to all its existing postpaid mobile plans, and these revisions will come into effect from the 1st of September 2015.

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As per the latest information, BSNL will be reducing the monthly free calls/free usage offered with each postpaid mobile plan. They will also cut other freebies in some plans.

BSNL has not only hiked call rates but also cut down on free minutes, and the points below explain these revisions.

  • Free calls/usage of Plan 99, 225, 325, and 525 will be reduced.
  • Free STD Calls available with Plan 725 will be reduced to 1,200 minutes from 1,500 minutes.
  • Free outgoing calls available with Plan 725 and Plan 1500 will be reduced to 100 minutes and 200 minutes (earlier it was 200 and 300 minutes respectively).
  • Pulse duration of Plan 325 and Plan 525 will be increased to 30 seconds from 15 seconds.
  • Local & STD call charges of Plan 99 and Plan 225 will be increased from the existing rate.

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Plan 325: Free calls have been reduced from 300 to 270. The only other change has been introduced in the form of elevation of pulse rate for STD and local calls from 15 seconds to 30 seconds.

Plan 525: Free call limit has been reduced from 490 to 450. Apart from this, no major change has been introduced in this plan.

Plan-725: Free STD and roaming call minutes have been reduced from 1500 to 1200 minutes and 200 to 100 minutes respectively.

Plan-1500: Free roaming calls have been brought down from 300 minutes to 200 minutes.

Revision in BSNL Postpaid Mobile Plans from 01-09-2015 onwards on PAN India basis
Monthly Rental Plan 99 Plan 225 Plan 325 Plan 525 Plan 725 Plan 1500
Existing New Existing New Existing New Existing New Existing New Existing New
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Rental 99 99 225 225 325 325 525 525 725 725 1500 1500
Free usage value

(in Rs)

60 50 200 180 300 270 490 450 NA NA NA NA
Free Local Calls NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Free STD Calls NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 1500 1200 Unlimited Unlimited
Free SMS NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 500 500 2000 2000
Free Data NA NA 200 MB 200 MB 250 MB 250 MB 500 MB 500 MB 1000 MB 1000 MB 2000 MB 2000 MB
Free O/G Calls in Roaming NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 200 Min 100 Min 300 Min 200 Min
Pulse

Rate

(for Local & STD calls)

60sec 60sec 1sec 1sec 15sec 30sec 15sec 30sec 60sec 60sec 60sec 60sec
Night Calls

(BSNL Network)

NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA Free Free Free Free
Local Call charges

(in Rs/Min

except

Plan 225 & Plan 145)

BSNL N/w 0.7 0.7 0.01 0.011 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other N/w 0.7 0.7 0.012 0.013 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2
STD Call charges

(in Rs/Min except

Plan 225

& Plan 145)

BSNL N/w 0.9 1.0 0.012 0.013 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0
Other N/w 0.9 1.0 0.012 0.013 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3
The revised tariff will be implemented from 01-09-2015 onwards across all BSNL telecom circles in India. The Free Calls are allowed in Own Network from Home LSA Only.

Plan 99: BSNL provides 60 free calls in this plan; however, from now onwards, this number has been reduced to 50. When it comes to STD call rates, both on-net and off-net calls will now cost Re. 1/min.

Plan 225: Free call limit has been reduced from 200 to 180. Local BSNL to BSNL call charges have been uplifted from Re. 0.01/sec to Re. 0.011/sec. Other local call charges have been increased from Re. 0.012/sec to Re. 0.013/sec.  Both on-net and off-net STD calls that used to cost Re. 0.012/sec in the past will not cost Re. 0.013/sec.

Recently, Airtel hiked postpaid data rates, and others telecom operators followed the same route. Also, please share your views and opinions about this tariff revision through comments.

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Nika
May 6, 2016 6:04 pm 6:04 PM

Nice information about BSNL postpaid plans. Generally most of the customer don’t prefer postpaid plans although they provide more benefit to users. Prepaids are more preferred and used.

masood
March 15, 2016 3:39 pm 3:39 PM

Bsnl has become no.1 during last years.

SANJAY KAUL
August 31, 2015 11:22 am 11:22 AM

The growth story of BSNL has started in a big way. Efforts by way of announcing schemes like these are certainly going to solidify the upward trend of growth of BSNL. The corporate customers should start switching to BSNL as it is going to drastically reduce their telecom expenses.
I am sure that BSNL will emerge as the leading telecom operator in the days to come. Needles to mention that BSNL is committed to fulfill its commitment towards the public at large and to provide the telecom services which are affordable and highly efficient.

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