BSNL New Roaming Tariff Plans/STVs, Queries & Clarifications for Prepaid and Postpaid Plans

Telecom Leader BSNL has recently introduced New Roaming Tariff Plans(RTP) and Special Tariff Vouchers(STVs) for reduced Roaming Tariff and Free Roaming under Prepaid and Postpaid Mobile Services.
BSNL Roam Free Plans and Tariff
For this newly introduced Roaming Free Plans/STVs tariff, the major Queries & Clarifications for Prepaid and Postpaid Plans were presented as follows.

Prepaid Plan Vouchers
1. Whether The Free Usage(Freebies) in Prepaid Roaming Plan-405 & Plan-705 will be applicable while in Roaming or Not?
  • Yes, the freebies of Pre-paid Roaming Plans, RTP- 405 and RTP-FR-705 will be available in Roaming also.
2.  In Roaming Tariff Plans(RTP) whether the video call freebies, Local/STD On-Net(Own Network) Video call is available across all the country?
  • For South Zone, the free video calls may be treated as NIL.
3. Only one charge will applicable in all the zones for Local/STD On-net and Off-net calls are not?
In view of the technical non-feasibility in South Zone, for new prepaid plan of RTP-405 & RTP-FR-705, the voice tariffs for all INs of South Zone are modified as
  • Local (Mobile/LL) at Rs.0.80/minute and STD (Mobile/LL) at Rs.1.00/minute for Home LSA and National Roaming (in BSNL & MTNL area) Own(On-Net) and Other(Off-Net) Network calls.
4. Whether Balanced Based Tariff will be applicable for new prepaid plans RTP-405 & RTP-FR-705?
  • No, Balanced Based Tariff is not applicable to new pre-paid plans RTP-405 & RTP-FR-705.
Prepaid Special Tariff Vouchers(STVs)
1. For National Roaming Free STVs(Special Tariff Vouchers), whether incoming calls free for both BSNL and MTNL areas?
  • Yes, for Roaming STVs(Special Tariff Vouchers) of Rs. 5/- and Rs.69/-, Incoming Calls are free for both BSNL and MTNL areas.
2. Whether this tariff is applicable only for corporate plans or circle specific plans also?
  • Yes, this tariff is applicable to all GSM/CDMA BSNL Prepaid and Postpaid Plan Customer including circle specific plans also.
Post Paid Plans
1. For Postpaid Plan 145, 149, 625, 825 Free calls and Free SMS includes which type of calls LOCAL/STD?
  • Free usage includes all Local and STD Calls/SMS for Own Network(On-net)/Other Network(Off- net) of Mobile/Land line.
2. For Postpaid Plan 625 and 825 whether free I/C, O/G calls while in roaming includes Own Network(On-net)/Other Network(Off- net)?
  • While in Roaming, Free I/C, O/G calls include both On-Net & Off-Net calls.
3. Difference between Local/National SMS charges while in Roaming for Plan 625 & Plan 825?
  • The Local/National SMS charges while in Home/National Roaming is Rs.1/SMS for Plan 625 & Plan 825.
4. What is the difference between Local / STD Calls and SMS charges while in Roaming for Plan 145 & Plan 149?
  • The Local/National SMS charges while in Home/National Roaming is Rs.1/SMS for Plan 145 & Plan 149. 
  • The Local/STD Voice Call Charges while in Home/ National roaming is Rs.1/min for Plan 149. 
  • The Local/STD Voice Call Charges while in Home/ National Roaming is 1.2p/sec for Plan 145.
5. In Plan 145, Whether Free Usage will be included for Roaming Incoming calls or not?
  • No, the incoming calls while roaming will not be included in free usage for Plan-145.
Prepaid and Postpaid Plans
1. As per Tariff, GPRS charges is Rs.0.02/kb while roaming in MTNL network which is less than the present Local/Roaming GPRS charges which is 1p/10kb.
  • The GPRS charges are Rs.0.02/Kb instead of 0.02p/Kb as per BSNL’s IOT payout to MTNL.
The above are the major Queries & Clarifications for newly introduced BSNL Roaming Tariff Free Plans/STVs under Prepaid and Postpaid GSM Mobile Services.

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2 comments:

  1. can u tell me how this roam plan free activate

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    1. By recharging the amount of specified through CTOP UP

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