Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal Launches MTNL’s Free Roaming Service for Mumbai and Delhi, BSNL to charge Rs.1 Per Day

By January 24th, 2014 AT 12:05 PM

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today officially announced the launch of FREE Roaming Service between Mumbai and Delhi for its postpaid and prepaid mobile customers which will be available from this Republic day  i.e. 26 January, 2014 without any charges as shared earlier.

MTNL Free Roaming Launched by Kapil Sibal

Union telecom minister Kapil Sibal today announced MTNL’s FREE Roaming service in a press conference in Mumbai, with this launch Free Roaming services between Mumbai and Delhi MTNL’s 35.75 lakh 2G and 3G mobile customers can enjoy FREE Unlimited incoming calls while roaming in own circles (Mumbai/Delhi) without any recharge or STV, all outgoing calls will be charged at existing  roaming rates.

Apart from MTNL,  BSNL will launch a new national roaming plan for Unlimited free incoming calls while roaming across India, but customers will have to pay  Rs.1 per day to avail the benefit of free roaming facility facility which will be announced soon .

MTNL is a state-owned telecommunications service provider, operating  in the metro circles – Mumbai and Delhi.

Presently all mobile service provider including private telecom operators like Airtel, Vodafone, Relaince Idea etc offer roaming plans under which, for a monthly or daily fee starting Rs.5, people get all incoming calls without roaming charges.

While MTNL’s Mumbai customer will not have to pay any extra charge or dialy/monthly fee for Roaming calls when they travel to Delhi, and same scheme will apply for its Delhi customers.

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karan
karan

What stupid policy why do treat mumbai and maharashtra as different circles ?and have one license as in case of tamil nadu and chennai which now operates as once circle ,so that one circle can have once mnc, Here in mum and mah some operators like vodafone , idea charge more while moving vice versa circles.And the biggest joke is peopel from mah and mumbai circles dont have cheap calling but if you look at mtnl mumbai and mtnl delhi they are providing cheap call between mum and delhi.i belive government should have one licencefor mumbai and mah circle ?… Read more »

kaushi
kaushi

lol. just mumbai MTNL customers will get free incoming roaming in delhi and vice versa. nothing more

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