After Triggering price war in the International subscriber dialing (ISD) in Landline and GSM (2G/3G) space state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), today slashed ISD calling rates up to 45% for all calls to Nepal (UTL Network) from its GSM Mobile phones in Delhi telecom circle.
Now MTNL 2G and 3G subscribers in Delhi can make ISD calls to Nepal just at Rs.5 per minute (existing tariff was Rs 9.20/minute). The reduced ISD rates shall be applicable only for UTL Nepal Network, Codes starts from 977 972 YY XXXXX.
The new ISD tariff for Nepal is effective from 1st December 2010 and available to MTNL’s GSM customers as default tariff- without any Add-on pack or cost in Delhi circle.
MTNL Delhi and Mumbai already reduced the ISD rates for 26 Countries in June, 2010 for Postpaid and Prepaid GSM (Dolphin/Trump) and Landline subscriber in September 2010 and offering ISD Calls as low as Rs.1 per minute without any subscription charges.
It is significant to say that United Telecom Limited Nepal (UTL) is telecom joint venture of MTNL,TCIL, TATA Communication and NVP.