Mobile Number Portability offer by BSNL

Monday, January 17, 2011 8:25 AM By BSNLSCHEME

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MNP Offer: Switch To BSNL Get FREE Talk Time And Unlimited GPRS
In a bid to encash the Mobile Number Portability (MNP), India’s National Telecom back bone and pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced the launch of a groundbreaking offer,which will give Free Connection, Free GPRS and lots more for all Port-in customers who Switch to BSNL from any other service providers in Haryana circle.

The much awaited Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service will be launched tomorrow (25 Nov) in Rohtak, Haryana. The Union Minister of Communications & IT Mr. Kapil Sibal with Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister of Haryana as the Chief Guest will inaugurate the service at a function in Rohtak at 3 p.m.

BSNL is the first telecom operator which has announced its offers for MNP. According to the BSNL offer the MNP Port-in charges shall be waived off for all subscribers who Switch to BSNL.

Apart from the Free In-Porting, The STV/Firts Recharge Coupon (FRC) chosen by the customer to use the BSNL Mobile Services shall be FREE of cost if Port-in is through BSNL CSC in Haryana. At the time of activation of all Port-in customers, will also get Additional FREE Talk Time of Rs. 100 in addition to the normal FREE talk value applicable with FRC. All Port-in customers will be offered Unlimited GPRS for one month free of charge.

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Procedure for MNP Port-in request at BSNL CSCs:

1. Port-in customer will take UPC by sending SMS PORT to 1900.

2. Port-in customer will submit CAF (application form) and MNP form with UPC at CSC.

3. Customer should be asked for an alternative number and desired FRC (2G/3G etc.) and record on BSNL/Porting CAF for future use.

4. Customer will be given a virgin SIM. On this virgin SIM, his number will be created afterwards. It is to be informed to the customer that after 72-96 hours or on getting SMS he/she may insert the SIM in the mobile and dial ‘123’ to activate BSNL services.

5. CCN person will complete the required entries in Fx GUI, mention type of FRC in the prescribed field and fire order for creation of new port-in number using MSISDN, IMSI, UPC etc.

6. SIM will be created after minimum 72 hours (assuming it is approved by the port-out operator) and maximum 96 hours.

8.Before activation of the BSNL services, there will be an interruption/ transit time of around 2 hours i.e. subscriber will not be getting services of any operator.

BSNL Launches Micro SIM Card With Unlimited 3G Plan For Apple iPad

Saturday, January 15, 2011 2:36 AM By BSNLSCHEME

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BSNL Launches Micro SIM Card With Unlimited 3G Plan For Apple iPad

In an endeavor to provide an exclusive, affordable and dedicated 3G Mobile telecommunication service over High End Devices like Apple iPad 3G and iPhone 4, Pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced the launch of Micro SIM card and 3G Data plans for Apple Devices.

According Sanjay Kunal, General Manager (Sales)- BSNL ” The BSNL is begining the new scheme in collaboration with apple for which both prepaid and postpaid data plans have been introduced along with micro SIM card. Specially tailored Tariff for the Unlimited 3G Data plan for Apple devices starts for just Rs. 99 to Rs. 999 without any data cap or Fair Usage Policy (FUP).

The cost of this BSNL Micro SIM Kit will be Rs. 100 (Rs. 30 for the Micro sim and Rs. 70 for the 3G FRC Starter Plan).The BSNL Micro SIM card and 3G tariff plan for Apple Devices will be available from BSNL CSC in 3G Services area only.

Here are the tariff Details :

Prepaid Plans

3G RCV for Apple Devices/Micro SIM Unlimited 3G (Monthly) Unlimited 3G (Daily) Limited 3GPlan
MRP Rs. 999 Rs. 99 Rs. 599
Free Data Usage Limit(Home and Roam) Unlimited Without any FUP Unlimited Without any FUP 6 GB
Data Charges Beyond Free Usage NA NA 1p/10 KB(Home & Roam)
Validity 30 Days 1 Day 30 Day


Postpaid Plan :Unlimited 3G Postpaid Plan for Apple Devices with Micro SIM
Activation Charges Rs. 100
Monthly Rent Rs. 999
Free Data Usage Limit(Home and Roam) Unlimited Without any FUP
Validity 1 Month


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3G Data card Tariff

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 10:54 PM By BSNLSCHEME , In

3G Postpaid and Prepaid Data Service
3.1 Activation of Data Plans : SIM and Activation charges as applicable to 3G Postpaid & Prepaid voice plan will also be applicable for 3G data services.
(i) In place of existing FRC 120 for activation of 3G data plan, the following two new FRCs for activation of data plan are introduced.
Particulars
FRC 51
MRP of FRC (Incl. of S.Tax)
Rs.51
Free usage value in Rs.
Nil
Validity
180 days
Free Data usage
1 GB per Month for 2 months
Availability
Through C-Topup
Applicability
Any data plan with sale of BSNL data card or any of the BSNL bundled data card
Base Voice Tariff plan
As per prepaid General 120 plan

  • In case of postpaid connections, the customer will be allowed 1GB/Month for two months or 500MB/Month for 3 months from the date of activation depending upon the data card purchased by customer.
  • The customer buying data card from open market will have to use FRC 120 for activation of data plan and use any of the data RCV for usage.
  • The above free data usage will be allowed at the time of activation only.
3.2.1 3G Postpaid Data Plans & Prepaid Data Recharge Vouchers
a) 3G Postpaid Data Plans
Fixed Monthly Charge in Rs.(Service Tax Extra)Day/Any time usage in GBNight * usage in GBTotal bundled free Usage in GBData Charges in Rs./10 KB*** (except APN 'bsnlstream') Data Charges in Rs./MB***(For APN bsnlstream)
299
0.50
--
0.50
0.01
0.25
399
1
--
1
0.01
0.25
549
1
5
6
0.01
0.25
649
2
--
2
0.01
0.25
999
10
--
10
0.01
0.25
1359
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
--
--


b) 3G Prepaid Data Plans
Data RCV in Rs.(Inclusive Service Tax)Day/Any time usage in GBNight * usage in GBTotal bundled free Usage in GBValidity (days)**Data Charges in Rs./10KB*** (except APN 'bsnlstream') Data Charges in Rs./MB***(For APN bsnlstream)
275
0.50
--
0.50
30
0.01
0.25
440
1
--
1
30
0.01
0.25
606
1
5
6
30
0.01
0.25
716
2
--
2
30
0.01
0.25
1102
10
--
10
30
0.01
0.25
1499
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
30
--
--


*11.00 PM to 07.00 AM
** This will increase the validity of main and dedicated accounts both.
*** Data charges beyond free usage shall be deducted from the available balance in his main account. Free data usage is available both from home LSA and while roaming.

3.2.2 Short term validity data recharge vouchers for 3G prepaid services
MRP of RCV in Rs. (Inclusive of Service Tax)
Service Tax in Rs.
Cost of RCV in Rs.
Free data usage in MB
Validity in days
10
0.93
9.07
20
1
25
2.33
22.67
50
3
50
4.67
45.33
100
7

Note: In case of STVs/Data RCVs, the circle can suitably adjust the MRP in the price band up to Rs.3 (+/-) of price mentioned in the website, considering the technical feasibility.
3.2.3 3G Data Top-up Voucher
Type of Voucher
MRP (Incl. of S. Tax)
Free Usage in MB
Validity
3G Data Top-up
Rs.197
500 MB
Nil

Promotional Scheme:
A) Promotional Scheme for 90 days: The 3G customers who make a commitment of longer period may be provided 3G data card (Make/Model-Linktop/LW 272, Data speed-3.6 Mbps, Single Band, USB Type) free of cost as per following scheme:-
i) Postpaid data plan:-
Free Usage in GB/Month
FMC in Rs.
No. of months advance payments
Total advance payments in Rs. (S. Tax Extra)
2 GB
519
19 months
9861
10 GB
999
10 months
9990
Unlimited
1359
7 months
9513


ii) Prepaid data plan:-
Bundled free Usage in GB/Month
FRC in Rs. (S. Tax Extra)
Validity of FRC in months
2 GB
9861
19 months
10 GB
9990
10 months
Unlimited
9513
7 months


iii) No other freebies/discounts are allowed with the above scheme.
iv) The above free data card scheme shall be made available through BSNL, CSC only.
v) This is a promotional scheme for 90 days w.e.f. 22.09.2010.
B) Promotional 3G unlimited data plans:
i)Postpaid plan:-
Sl. No.
Amount in Rs. (Incl. of S. Tax @ 10.3%)
No of months advance FMC
a)
Rs.2000
2 Months
b)
Rs.2500
3 Months
c)
Rs.4200
6 Months

The amount will be recovered as advance Fixed Monthly Charges (FMC).

ii) Prepaid plan:-
Sl. No.
Amount in Rs. (Incl. of S. Tax @ 10.3%)
Validity
a)
Rs.2000
60 Days
b)
Rs.2500
90 Days
c)
Rs.4200
180 Days

The amount mentioned above will be charged through RCVs.
iii) This offer will remain open for a promotional period of 90 days from 01.11.2010.

3.3 Trial Pack :( Inclusive of Service Tax)
1
MRP of Trial pack in Rs. (Incl. of S. Tax)
Rs.121
2
Free usage in MB
300 MB
3
Validity in days*
15 days

Data charges for trial pack customers after use of 125MB / 300MB or 15 days expiry shall be as per his base plan.
*This will increase the validity of Main and dedicated accounts both.
3.4 Base Voice Tariff for Data plans:-
(A) POST-PAID
Sl. No.
Particulars
Postpaid Plan-99
1
Call Charges
Rs./Min
2
Voice Call
 
3
Local- On-net
0.49
4
Local - Off-net
0.49
5
STD - On-net
0.49
6
STD- Off-net
0.49
7
Video Call
 
8
Local-Video calls
0.70
9
STD - Video calls
1.00
10
ISD Calls in Rs./Min
 
11
Voice Call
As per 2G postpaid plan 99
12
Video Call
Not available
13
P2P SMS
Rs./SMS
14
Local
0.49
15
National
0.49
16
International
5.00
17
National Roaming
Rs./Min
18
Voice - Local Outgoing
1.00
19
Voice - STD Outgoing
1.00
20
Voice Call - Incoming
1.00
21
Video Call - Local Outgoing
1.50
22
Video Call - STD Outgoing
1.50
23
Video call - Incoming
1.00
24
Local/National SMS (Rs./SMS)
1.00
25
International SMS (Rs./SMS)
5.00
26
Data usage charges
As per data plan
27
All other charges not covered above
Postpaid plan 99

(B) Prepaid Plan - As per prepaid General 120 plan
3.5 Sale price of USB and PCMCIA type HSDPA data cards
Sl. No
Name of the Vendor (Type)
Make/ Model
Data Speed
Frequency Band
MRP (Rs.)
(Incl. of all taxes)
1M/s. TERACOM LTD (USB Type) Linktop / LW272 3.6 MBPS Single Band 2000
2Linktop / LW273 7.2 MBPSTri Band 2500
3M/s. Capitel Wireless Pvt. Ltd (PCMCIA Type) Option / GTMAX having Qualcom chipset 7200 Globe Trotter HSUPA 3.6 MBPS Single Band 4000
47.2 MBPS Tri Band 4500


10:30 PM By BSNLSCHEME , In

BSNL Unveils Pan India Offers For Mobile Number Portability

January 12th, 2011 Sanjay Bafna 114 comments
India’s National Telecom back bone and pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) all set to launch Nation Wide Mobile Number Portability by 20 January.
The PSU today unveils its Pan-India MNP offer, which will give Free Connection, Free Mobile Internet and lots more for all Port-in customers who Switch to BSNL from any other service providers across all the telecom circles except Haryana.
The much awaited Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service schedule to launch by 20 January on Pan-India basis as earlier we hare on TelecomTalk. According to the BSNL offer the MNP Port-in charges of Rs. 19 shall be waived off and Free SIM card (32K) will be provided for all “Port In” subscribers who Switch to BSNL. Read more…

BSNL To Enhance 3G Mobile and Broadband Services In Tamilnadu

January 6th, 2011 Sanjay Bafna 34 comments
In its endeavour to improve the quality next generation communication services, National Telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is all set to enhance and upgrade its existing telecom infra in Chennai and Tamilnadu telecom circle.
Mr. Sachin Pilot, the Union Minister of State for Telecommunications reviewed performance of BSNL Tamil Nadu and Chennai circles. The operator also launches “Pongal Bonanza” wherein its 2G and 3G mobile subscribers will get Full Talk Value on selected Top-Ups starting from Rs. 55. The offer will be valid up to 18 January 2011.
Speaking about the services offered by BSNL, Mr Pilot, said that there are presently about 74 lakh mobile and 3G subscribers in Tamil Nadu, of which over 14 lakhs are in Chennai. He said that the Tamil Nadu Circle and Chennai Telecom District have already Read more…
Categories: 3G, BSNL

Exclusive: BSNL To Offer 14.2 Mbps Super Speed On 3G

December 30th, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 52 comments
In an attempt to provide greater benefits to the 3G mobile service users, Pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)is  all set to launch IP-based next generation network 3G data service with minimum speeds of 14.2 Mbps and maximum up to 21 Mbps services by January 2011.
Our exclusive source revels that the PSU is working with Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson India which will provide new solution with substantial operator benefits in existing 3G network optimization, bandwidth savings and reduced space and power requirements too.
Presently BSNL is offering 3G Mobile and Data service in 675 cities with speed up to 3.6 Mbps (somewhere 7.2 Mbps). Read more…
Categories: 3G, BSNL

BSNL Renovate Its 2G and 3G Postpaid Mobile Service Plans

December 30th, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 44 comments
India’s National Telecom Backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today rationalized the various Postpaid plans under its 2G and 3G mobile services and added more free calls, SMS and Data credits to selected plans. The new plans will be effective from 1st Janurary 2011.
BSNL has exciting range of 2G and 3G Postpaid Tariff plans starting from Rs. 99/month. The revised plans are Plan-99, Plan-175, Plan-225, Plan-325, Plan-525, Plan-725 and Plan-1500.
The Plan 1500 offers Unlimited Free B2B Local, STD and Roaming calls , lowest Local Off net calls as low as 20p, Off Net STD Calls as low as 30p, SMS and GPRS/3G tariff.
With the new revamped wide range of postpaid plans, BSNL subscriber will get more freebies on Calls/SMS and 3G and 2G Data.The revised plan details are tabulated below. Read more…
Categories: 3G, BSNL

BSNL Launches FRC51 for Prepaid 3G Data Card Subscribers

December 30th, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 23 comments
Pan India 3G GSM Mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) revised its existing 3G data card FRC of Rs. 326 and announced the launch of revised First Recharge Coupon (FRC) of Rs. 51 for prepaid 3G Data service customers who purchase the Data Card from BSNL in Tamilnadu circle.
The FRC51 comes with account validity of 180 days and offers 2 GB data credit for the first 60 days of activation. If this FREE DATA usage is exhausted within 60 days from the date of activation, the customer can use a Data top-up voucher of MRP Rs. 197 (500MB FREE Data usage) or has to use regular Data TOP Ups of minimum value of Rs. 50 to his main account to browse the Internet further.
Data charges beyond the FREE usage will be deducted 1p/10KB from the main account during the remaining period of DATA RCV validity. Read more…
Categories: 3G, BSNL

No Discounts On Calls And SMS on Dec 31, Jan 1 On BSNL

December 29th, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 19 comments
India’s National Telecom back bone and pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced that the concessional voice calls/SMS by using any Special Tariff Vouchers (STVs) are not made available to customers on New Year Eve 31.12.2010 and New Year day 01.01.2011 for its GSM subscribers.
To provide smooth network without any congestion for Voice Calls and SMS on 31st December and 1st January the New year day, BSNL Tamilnadu circle announced that all the 2G/3G STV or plans are offered with initial freebies and monthly freebies on voice and SMS will not be available or applicable on New Year Eve and New year Day. The concessional voice calls/SMS will be charged on these days.
The deduced tariff on Voice calls offered during off-peak hours for plans like student, Vasantham, En-Nanban, En-Nanban super will be withdrawn and parent Read more…


Categories: BSNL

BSNL Now Officially In Twitter and Facebook

December 23rd, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 29 comments
After Tata Docomo, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Mobile, Idea Cellular, Tata Indicom and Aircel, finally state run Pan India 3G Mobile Service Operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) joined the bandwagon of social networking sites and has come up with its  own official Twitter and Facebook account.
BSNL’s Twitter account (3G Live) was active from 16th Sept 2010 and FaceBook account was created on 4 October 2010 but officially announced by today as their corporate website (bsnl.co.in) start to mention FaceBook and Twitter handle link on home page.
In most cases, BSNL talk about freebies, product, and marketing. Although @BSNLLiVE3G (BSNL’s twitter handle) do not take any complaints from Read more…
Categories: 3G, BSNL

BSNL Sweeps National Energy Conservation Awards

December 16th, 2010 Sanjay Bafna 18 comments
Govt. Of India’s Ministry of Power has conferred four National Energy conservation awards to National Telecom Backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).
The first prize for the year 2010 was awarded to BSNL Telecom Bhawan Medical college Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala. Second prize was given to Main Telephone Exchange Building Ambala City Haryana and also to Telephone exchange building Yamunangar Haryna.
The certificate of Merit was awarded for Telephone exchange building Karnal, Haryana. Thus in the office buildings category BSNL has swept all the National Energy Read more…

Categories: BSNL, GENERAL

Tariff for 3G mobile service

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 4:49 AM By BSNLSCHEME , In

1. Initial SIM & Activation Charges for both Voice and Data plans under 3G postpaid and prepaid service:
Sl.
Particulars
Tariff
1
SIM & Activation

2
Starter pack with SIM in Rs. (Incl. of S. Tax )
59
3
Service Tax @ 10.30% in Rs.
5.51
4
Usage Value with SIM in Rs.
0
5
Validity in days
7
6
Migration charges from 2G to 3G and vice versa in Rs.
Nil
7
New USIM price in case of Migration from 2G to 3G in Rs.
59
Note:-

2. General Terms and conditions:-
•  In case of migration from 2G to 3G, the customer may continue with the existing 2G SIM without any charge or may opt for a new 3G USIM with higher memory for Rs.59.
•  In case of migration from 2G prepaid to 3G prepaid, the unutilized account balance validity in 2G will be carried forward to 3G.
•  Replacement of defective SIM/USIM will be free of cost to be made at CSC only, if the replacement of SIM/USIM is due to technical reason beyond the control of customer. However, if the replacement of SIM/USIM is due to customer negligence Rs.59 (Incl. of S.Tax) will be levied. In case customer wants new USIM, replacing the existing 2G SIM, the customer will also have to pay Rs.59.
Promotional 3G Offers
•  Customers purchasing 3G Data card from BSNL and activating the same will get free data usage of 6 GB per month as 1GB day/any time and 5GB night usage for two months from the date of activation as a promotional offer until further order. However, for getting validity the customer has to recharge with data recharge voucher or fixed monthly charges in case of postpaid connection. The free usage of 6 GB will be added to the free usage available with the data plan. No other freebies may be allowed for the above data cards.
•  Incoming video call facility allowed to 2G customers with 3G enabled handsets will continue to be allowed until further order.

How to Lock STD/ISD facility in BSNL Landline Numbers.

4:45 AM By BSNLSCHEME , In

How to Lock STD/ISD facility in BSNL Landline Numbers.

 For 100% protection against improper use, you can lock your telephone electronically. Here, you only know the secret code. You can lock/allow Local, STD or ISD calls in many way viz. all calls allowed, only local calls allowed, only STD & Local calls allowed, all outgoing calls barred etc.


Register Secret Code
Suppose you want to make 5555 your secret code. Follow this procedure to register  this:
Dial 123 5555 5555 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Your code is registered.
Change secret codeSuppose you want to change current code 5555 to 4444 then 
Dial 123 5555 4444 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Your new code(4444) is registered.
Bar/Open Facilities using Secret Code(example 5555)
Bar STD/ISD callsDial 124 5555 1 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now STD/ISD calls will be barred .
Open STD/ISD callsDial 124 5555 0 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now STD/ISD calls can be made.
Open STD calls onlyDial 124 5555 3 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now STD calls can be made.
Bar STD/ISD/manual trunck callsDial 124 5555 2 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now STD/ISD/manual trunck calls will be barred .  (It will also bar calls to 95 level).
Bar local callsDial 124 5555 4 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now localcalls will be barred .(applicable only if STD Facility is available).
Open local calls onlyDial 124 5555 1 or 2 then wait for the acceptance tone then disconnect.  Now Local calls can be made.

later on, if anyone forgot the code then visit ur nearest BSNL exchange to get it reset again.

BSNL Launches Micro SIM Card With Unlimited 3G Plan For Apple iPad

4:43 AM By BSNLSCHEME , In

BSNL Launches Micro SIM Card With Unlimited 3G Plan For Apple iPad

In an endeavor to provide an exclusive, affordable and dedicated 3G Mobile telecommunication service over High EndDevices like Apple iPad 3G and iphone 4, Pan India 3G mobile service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) today announced the launch of Micro SIM card and 3G Data plans for Apple Devices.
According Sanjay Kunal, General Manager (Sales)- BSNL ” The BSNL is begining the new scheme in collaboration with apple for which both prepaid and postpaid data plans have been introduced along with micro SIM card. Specially tailored Tariff for the Unlimited 3G Data plan for Apple devices starts for just Rs. 99 to  Rs. 999 without any data cap or Fair Usage Policty (FUP).
The cost of this BSNL Micro SIM Kit will be Rs. 100 (Rs. 30 for the Micro sim and Rs. 70 for the 3G FRC Starter Plan).The BSNL Micro SIM card and 3G tariff plan for Apple Devices will be available from BSNL CSC in 3G Services area only.
Here are the tariff Details :
Prepaid Plans
3G RCV for Apple Devices/Micro SIMUnlimited 3G(Monthly)Unlimited 3G(Daily)Limited 3GPlan
MRP Rs. 999 Rs. 99 Rs. 599
Free Data Usage Limit(Home and Roam)Unlimited Without any FUPUnlimited Without any FUP6 GB
Data Charges Beyond Free UsageNANA1p/10 KB
(Home & Roam)
Validity30 Days1 Day30 Day
Postpaid Plan :
Unlimited 3G Postpaid Plan for Apple Devices with Micro SIM
Activation Charges Rs. 100
Monthly Rent Rs. 999
Free Data Usage Limit
(Home and Roam)
Unlimited Without any FUP
Validity1 Month