New Delhi: State-run telecom major BSNL announced a 40-50% reduction in STD charges of cellular services under various plans on 9 June.
It has also announced to slash the call charges of landline services by 50 per cent.
As per the announcement, STD rates for landline services have been reduced from Rs2.40 to 1.20 paise per minute to all networks in general and ‘sulabh’ plan.
“The intra-circle call charges, to BSNL network and inter circle (STD) call charges to all the networks, has also been reduced by 50%,” BSNL CMD Kuldeep Goyal said. Roaming charges under prepaid and postpaid services have also been revised.
Earlier this year, private telecom operators like Airtel and Vodafone had cut their STD and roaming charges.