MTNL Mumbai Slashes ISD Rates to Rs 1 per Minute for 2G and 3G

By July 1st, 2010 AT 4:14 PM

After Triggering another price war in the International subscriber dialing (ISD) space in Delhi telecom circle, state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), today slashed ISD calling rates up to 80% for 26 countries for its 2G and 3G GSM customers in Mumbai telecom circle.

MTNL Delhi’s already reduced the ISD rates on June 25th, 2010 Postpaid and Prepaid (Dolphin/Trump) subscriber as we reported earlier on TelecomTalk.

Now MTNL Mumbai’s Dolphin and Trump (2G and 3G) GSM mobile service users can enjoy ISD Call to USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand at just Rs.1 (Existing Calls charges was Rs.6 to Rs.9.20 per minute). MTNL also offer the lowest ISD rates from all other operator for international callings to 26 countries across the globe.The offer is valid up to 90 Days from 1st July 2010.

Speaking on the launch of New ISD offer Mr. Kuldeep Singh Chairman and Managing Director MTNL said “The new ISD call rates provides greater convenience to MTNL customers and gives best value for money as well as seamless & affordable connectivity with family and friends.We are expecting Rs 10 to 15 crore revenue addition through our ISD rate reductions, which in all include 26 countries through volume growth.”

Here are the Details-:

Country Present call charges (per minute Revised call charges (per minute)
AUSTRIA Rs.9.2 Rs.5
BAHRAIN Rs.9.2 Rs.3
CANADA Rs.6.3 Rs.1
CHINA Rs.9.2 Rs.1
CYPRUS Rs.9.2 Rs.3
HONG KONG Rs.6.3 Rs.1
IRAQ Rs.9.2 Rs.5
JAPAN Rs.9.2 Rs.5
JORDAN Rs.18 Rs.3
KOREA (SOUTH) Rs.9.2 Rs.3
MALAYSIA Rs.6.3 Rs.3
MEXICO Rs.18 Rs.5
PERU Rs.18 Rs.5
RUSSIA Rs. 9.2 Rs.5
SWEDEN Rs.9.2 Rs.3
TAIWAN Rs.18 Rs.5
THAILAND Rs.6.3 Rs.1
U.S.A. Rs.6.3 Rs.1
VIETNAM Rs.18 Rs.5

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I have been trying different service providers but in vain
Now since I was searching the sites and got a well credited answer to my wait thru the site if it materializes.

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We are a big family here in Doha, Qatar – the venue of the last Asian Games. For the last 2 years we have been looking for good calling rates from India so that our dear ones from India can call here. We have a good Indian population in Qatar especially a lot of mumbaites It will be good if Qatar can also be included in the reduced call rates. Our relatives have a higher deposit of more than 32000 per month on the vodafone call account. If MTNL can provide a good rate then a natural shift can be… Read more »

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