State owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has revised its SMS pack portfolio in Tamilnadu and Chennai circle. Earlier BSNL and most operators had revised SMS packs - no volume based plans, rather discounted SMS rates were applicable. However following TRAI came out with new SMS termination charges 2 paisa per SMS, BSNL Chennai and Tamilnadu has decided to revise its SMS offerings.
The new SMS packs are available to BSNL prepaid customers in Tamilnadu and Chennai w.e.f. to 10th July, 2013 and upto 07.10.2013.
Details of the SMS STVs:
STV 19: 650 SMS to any network (local/national/roaming) for 7 days.
Earlier STV19 was offering only 190 SMS. To activate this plan over SMS, send SMS19 to 53733, and Rs 16.91 will be deducted.
STV 72: 2500 SMS to any network (local/national/roaming) for 30 days.
Earlier STV72 was offering only 720 SMS. To activate this plan over SMS, send SMS72 to 53733, and Rs 64.08 will be deducted.