BSNL extends free Sunday calling offer for another three months
State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced that it will extend the popular its free unlimited calling benefits from BSNL landline to any landline and mobile on Sundays on popular demand. The operator says that it has extended the offer for another three months.
The move came right after BSNL’s decision to withdraw the free calling offer from February 1, 2018. However, it seems that due to its popularity, the company has decided to extend the plan until April 30, 2018. To recall, the company introduced the free Sunday calls for landline users on August 21, 2016, which allowed users free unlimited calling from BSNL landline to any landline and mobile network of any service provider on Sundays on pan India basis.
“BSNL is happy to announce that Sunday Free Calling Facility from BSNL Landline to any other phone, any other operator, which was supposed to be closed wef 1.2.2018, will continue to be FREE for another Three Months. This decision is taken after considering popular demand from all corners of this country and from all strata of society,” said BSNL in a statement, as obtained by TelecomTalk.
Previously, the telecom operator also revised the night voice calling scheme from 9:00 PM-7:00 AM to 10:30 AM to 6:00 AM for the broadband users. The move is in line with company’s decision to curb free night calling benefits for its broadband users.
BSNL recently announced a new ‘Happy Offer’ for its prepaid customers across India. The telecom operator is offering either 43 percent of extra validity or 50 percent additional data.The company revised six tariff plans including Rs 186, Rs 187, Rs 349, Rs 429, Rs 485 and Rs 666. To start with the Rs 186 and Rs 187 plans, both of them now offers unlimited voice calls along with 1GB of data per day over a period of 28 days.
The Rs 349 and Rs 429 plans now offer unlimited voice calls (local + STD) and roaming calls along with 1GB data per day and 100 SMS per day. The former comes with a validity of 54 days, while the latter comes with 81 days of validity. The Rs 485 and Rs 666 plans offer 1.5GB of data per day along with above-mentioned benefits. Further, Rs 485 pack comes with a validity of 90 days, while the Rs 666 pack comes with a validity of 129 days.