BSNL Unlimited Free Calls Offer on Every Sunday from Independence Day
BSNL Unlimited Free Calls: Landline customers of government owned BSNL can make a free unlimited call to any network on Sundays.
“BSNL(Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) customers will be able to make unlimited free voice calling from the BSNL landline to any mobile and landline network in the country on August 15, and after that every Sunday,” said telecom minister Manoj Sinha.
According to sources the details of free calling plans will be released on August 15th. Currently, BSNL is offering free unlimited night calling to any network in the country between, 9 PM to 7 AM.
This service will be available for all BSNL landline customers, besides existing free calling scheme during night. “For new customers, we are now providing fixed line connection for a monthly rental starting at Rs 49 for the first six months. After that, the consumer can shift to plan of his/her choice. The lowest monthly rental is Rs 99,” said BSNL chairperson Anupam Shrivastava.
“These new schemes will let people experience modern facilities that are now available on BSNL landline network, like call forward to mobile phones, etc.,” he added.
This move by BSNl is mainly to increase landline customers of the state-run company there by reducing the mobile bills. More over BSNL has the advantage of a user-friendly network for people of all age groups.
The fixed line phones will be instrumental in proliferation of good quality broadband service which is an essential element of Digital India. “BSNL free calling scheme will pave the way for expansion of broadband services in the country as well through fixed line connection” said an official from BSNL.
BSNL offers value-added services, such as Free Phone Service (FPH), India Telephone Card (Prepaid card) etc. Presently BSNL has around 14.35 million customers with around 57% market share. BSNL has extended the unlimited free calling plan to Independence Day as well.