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PRESS RELEASE - BSNL

Dated Aizawl, the 09th August 2014

I. BSNL EXPANDS 3G SERVICES TO MORE AREAS IN MIZORAM TELECOM DISTRICT IN CHEAPER TARIFF
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers having Pan-India presence for 3G services and have covered more than 1300 towns till date. Expansion of 3G coverage is continuing with passage of each day. BSNL expands now its 3G services in Mizoram in the areas (Armedveng, Barabazar, Bilkhawthlir, CID Complex, Civil Hospital, Durtlang, Khatlabethel, Kolasib, Lengpuiairport, Mamit, Mchill, Missionveng, Phunchawng, Rengtekawn, Saronveng, Shiphir, Sikulpuikawn, Tlangnuam Block Veng, Tuikhuahtlang, Vairengte, Watchtower, Zemabawk). BSNL 3G mobile data services will give the customers a faster, smarter and better internet experience with exclusive access to HD video downloads & streaming, gaming, video calling & entertainment contents on their smart devices. Almost all telecom operators have started increasing tariff. However in case of BSNL, Mobile internet data STVs are cheaper than that of any other operator. Prepaid subscribers can start enjoying 3G services by recharging with entry level recharge of Rs. 15 to get 100 MB 3G data valid for 2 days. And Rs. 39 for 240 MB, Rs. 98 for 650 MB, Rs. 139 for 1 GB and Rs 561 for 5 GB etc. For knowing complete range of tariff plans & STVs offered by BSNL, visit at BSNL website www.bsnl.co.in or dial 1503 or visit the nearest BSNL customer service centre (CSC). Conditions Apply: Subject to proper Network Connection and compatible Mobile Devices.

II. BSNL REVISED PREPAID PLANS WITH PERMANENT FULL TALKVALUE ON SELECTED TOPUPS
BSNL has withdrawn many of its mobile prepaid plans and revised the PER MIN & PER SEC plans & re-structured the mobile prepaid tariff in a more simple fashion so that the customers will be at ease to choose the plan of their liking without any confusion in selection of Plan Vouchers.
1. New per Minute plan: its MRP is Rs. 37 with Top-up of Rs 70 [Total Rs. 107] for all customers with Free Bundled talk value of Rs.100 for new connections. The plan voucher of Rs.37 will be used for validity extension, migration etc.
2. New per Second plan: its MRP is Rs. 36 with Top-up of Rs 70 [Total Rs. 106] for all customers with Free Bundled talk value of Rs.100 for new connections. The plan voucher of Rs.36 will be used for validity extension, migration etc.

Both the above plans are having extra benefits of Full Talk Value on selected top-up vouchers of Rs 200, Rs 250 and Rs 300 etc. Also BSNL has brought up new STVs which provide reduced STD call charges to any network. The STVs are valid promotionally for 90 days w.e.f. 01-08-2014.

 

S N

STD STVs

Tariff Benefits offered

1

Rs 16

All STD calls @Rs 1.3/3min with validity of 30 days

2

Rs 42

All STD calls @Rs 0.40/min with validity of 30 days

3

Rs 84

All STD calls @Rs 0.35/min with validity of 84 days


In addition to above, one new STV of Rs.97 denomination under the name "Friends & Family" has also been introduced which provides 60 minutes free talk time to any network and reduced call charges to five specified F & F numbers.

III. BSNL RE-LAUNCHED UNLIMITED INTERNET COMBO BROADBAND PLANS
BSNL decided to re-launch the Unlimited Internet Combo Broadband Plans (BBG Combo ULD 1445 & BBG Combo ULD 2799) with higher download speed of 2Mbps & 4Mbps having higher FUP limit of 20GB & 30GB. BBG Combo ULD 1445 offers an increased speed of 1Mbps after the FUP limit of 20GB, and BBG Combo ULD 2799 offers 2Mbps after 30GB FUP and Free calls of 250 per month within own network. These plans are valid promotionally for a period of 90 days w.e.f. 01-09-2014.

IV. BSNL OFFERS FREE SIM TO ACCOUNT HOLDERS OF ‘PRADHAN MANTRI JAN DHAN YOJANA’
BSNL has launched a promotional offer (for 90 days w.e.f. 08-09-2014) for providing FREE SIM for pre-paid mobile connection to all those persons who have opened their accounts in Nationalised Banks under “Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana”. SIM can be obtained from the nearest BSNL CSC or from BSNL Retailers after completing usual formalities. Copy of the relevant page of Bank pass-book is mandatory to get a SIM under this scheme. Shri Anupam Shrivastav, Director (CM), BSNL Board said, “The scheme has been launched as part of BSNL's social commitment for providing communication facility to each & every citizen of the country. The customers may register mobile number with their bank to receive alerts and updates concerning to their bank account."

V. BSNL LAUNCHED ‘CENRALISED VAS PROVISIONING SYSTEM CUM CONSENT GATEWAY’
BSNL launched Centralized VAS (Value Added Services) Provisioning System cum Consent Gateway (CVPS cum CG) for its subscribers in the country. Now this CVPS cum CG will centrally control all activities like activation, obtaining 2nd consent from customers, providing response to customer query, and charging etc. Earlier all these activities were being done by VAS providers themselves. Shri Anupam Shrivastav, Director (CM), BSNL Board stated that CVPS cum CG will enable BSNL to serve its customers better. This will instill more confidence into customers as now VAS subscription will be activated only after obtaining double confirmation from customer that too by independent third party. This system will be a milestone to attain the customers’ satisfaction as subscriber will be informed for the every single penny which is charged against the provisioning of VAS.
 

PIB, Aizawl

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