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BSNL introduces night calling charges in cellular service

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Tariff is 50 per cent of peak hour charges according to the respective plan


Reduction in call charges at night applicable for all prepaid plans, except Lifetime Anant

BSNL also launches special promotional offer for mobile prepaid connections


Coimbatore: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Coimbatore has announced the launch of night calling charges under BSNL mobile cellular service from 11 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The tariff for this would be 50 per cent of the peak hour charges (7 a.m. to 11 p.m.) as per the call charges in the respective plan that was in force for the customer.

Charges

The reduction in call charges during night would be applicable for all prepaid plans (except Lifetime Anant) and all post-paid customers with effect from November 1.

Call charges for intra and inter-circle calls terminating in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited network at 50 per cent of the peak hour (7 a.m. to 11 p.m.) call charges in the respective plan.

Local SMS (short messaging service) during off peak hours (11 p.m. to 7 a.m.) charged at 50 per cent of the peak hour (7 a.m. to 11 p.m.) SMS rate in the respective plan.

No fixed charges would be applicable for this facility, according to the announcement that has been made by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.

The offer would be valid for 90 days from November 1.

The facility of speaking at night at half rate would not be applicable to calls that were made while roaming.

This included both national and international roaming.

Local short messaging service (SMS) includes SMS terminating in other telephone networks also.

Short messaging service under night talk facility would mean only Person to Person SMS, according to the announcement that has been made.

For further details and clarifications regarding any matter connected with the offer, those who are interested have been asked to contact mobile care centres or telephone numbers 95-422-2454545/ 2456006/ 2306600.

New plan

BSNL Coimbatore has also announced the launch of a special promotional offer for mobile prepaid connections.

This will be known as “Excel Sumo Plan” and as come into effect from November 1.

Under this new plan, call charges would be 99 paise per minute to any local network.

This meant that the network could be mobile or landline in local network.

Cost

According to the announcement, the cost of the starter pack would be Rs. 249 (inclusive of service tax) with a validity of one year, talk value of Rs. 30 along with starter pack, recharge by top-up cards, friends and family calls to any two BSNL numbers (one landline number compulsory) would be at 50 paise per minute.

Charges after free 365 SMS would be 25 paise. After the expiry of one year validity period, the plan would be changed over to Excel Power with even lower call charges.

For further details and clarifications regarding this particular plan, customers who are interested could contact the nearest mobile care centre or the phone numbers 95-422-2454545/ 2456006 or 2306600.

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