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BSNL now offers unlimited voice calls on landline for just Rs49

07 February 2017

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Monday has launched a new promotional offer 'Experience LL 49' under which customers can make unlimited voice call from its landlines to any network for a month.

Under the 'Experience LL 49' offer, customers can recharge for just Rs49 and make unlimited calls to any network for 24 hours on all Sundays till the offer is valid.

Also, customers can make unlimited calls during night hours from 9 pm to 7 am without any additional cost.

The offer will be valid for six months and after expiry of six months, they will be charged monthly plan charges of general plan of the respective area.

The telco is also providing one BSNL prepaid SIM card free of cost on opting for this offer.

Besides, BSNL is offering 30 minutes of free voice call every day for new subscribers at just Rs149 where the free voice call can be made to any network, both local and STD.

N K Gupta, Director (CFA), BSNL Board, said BSNL is the only operator which is offering such a low-cost landline voice plan in the country.

To counter the threat from Reliance Jio, state-run telecom firm BSNL slashed 3G mobile Internet rates last week, by about three-fourths, bringing down the cost of per GB data to as low as Rs36 under a special pack.

"Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to offer up to four times extra data on existing data STVs (special tariff vouchers) available in the market," BSNL said in a statement.

Under Rs291 plan, a customer will get four times more data at 8GB with a validity of 28 days against 2GB earlier. The Rs78 plan will offer double data at 2GB.

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