Virgin Mobile India Launches GSM Services In Kolkata

After a long pause of expanding network, Virgin Mobile India the Youth focused telecom operator today launched GSM Mobile services in Kolkata Metro circle via its franchisee agreement with Tata Teleservices Ltd.

Virgin Mobile GSM StartUp Kit (SUK) is priced Rs 49 includes Virgin GSM SIM and lifetime validity with zero talktime.The operator introduces 3 Tariff Plan, Two type of Per Minute Plan and one Per Second Plan.

With per minute plan all Virgin to Virgin local calls will be charged at 20p and to all other local at 40 paisa/50 paisa per minute. The STD calls to Virgin Mobile charged at 20p and to other network it cost 50 paisa. All Local and National SMS cost 50 paisa and All Calls while Roaming charged at 60 paisa minute.

Virgin Mobile-GSM Tairff  Plans In Details:

Base Plan Per Minute Plan I Per Minute Plan II Per Second Plan
FRC Rs 10 as you choose as you choose Rs 51
Talktime Zero zero zero Rs 5
Validity Lifetime 365 days 365 days 365 days
Daily Rental Nil Rs 1.50 nil nil
Get paid for Incoming Calls N/A N/A 10 paise per minute 10 paise per minute
Outgoing calls
Local V2V Re 1 20p/min 20p/min 1p/Sec
Local V2O 40p/min 50p/min
STD V2V Rs 1.50 20p/min 20p/min
STD V2O 50p/min 50p/min
SMS Local 50p

National Re 1

1000 V2V local & national sms free/day;

Local others 100 SMS Free / Day. There after 50p/SMS

National SMS to others Re 1

1000 V2V local & national sms free/day;

Local SMS to others 50p;

National SMS to others Re 1

Local 50p

National Re 1

Roaming (O/G & I/C) Rs 1.50 60p/min 60p/min 60p/min

Virgin Mobile GSM brought its Get Paid for Incoming calls, now after activation you can enjoy getting paid 10paisa for per minute incoming calls for a period of  180 days.Virgin Mobile GSM also comes with a bunch of Special Tariff Vouchers.

Here is the details of STVs from Virgin Mobile GSM available in Kolkata.

Plan MRP (Rs) Offer Validity
Spread The Message 33 2000 local and national sms applicable to all network 30 days
Love your Neighbour 45 Local any call @ 1p/2sec 30 days
Unlimited Message 69 500 local and national sms everyday applicable to all network 30 days
Chat 99 On Net Local & STD @ 20 paise / min

Off Net Local @ 40 paise / min & STD @ 50 paise / min

No Daily Rental

90 days
Talking across the seas made easy 30 Calls to United States, Canada & United Kindgom Landline @ Rs 1.99 /- Minute 30 days
Middle East talkies 49 Calls to UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Kuwait @ Rs 6.99 /- Minute 30 day

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December 7, 2010 8:58 pm 8:58 PM


September 1, 2010 12:14 pm 12:14 PM

is the service of virgin good in durgapur,west bengal…???? i mean the signal catching(tower), recharge etc…..

June 10, 2010 8:57 pm 8:57 PM

No i dont think so !
they might be updating the same