BSNL is offering free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in India on all Sundays from August 21. Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha announced the same on Twitter. “Unlimited free Calling from BSNL Landline to any Network’s Mobile & Landline on All Sundays on Pan India Basis w.e.f. 15th August 2016,” he said in a tweet.
According to a PTI report, details of the free unlimited calling plan will be revealed on August 15. The report says state-run BSNL commands around 57 per cent market share with 14.35 million customers. BSNL currently offers free unlimited night calling on any network in the country between 9 pm to 7 am as complimentary service.
Airtel launched a similar service recently, offering unlimited voice-calling for postpaid users. Airtel’s new ‘myPlan Infinity’ includes local, STD, and roaming for its customers.
Airtel’s plan starts at Rs 1199 for postpaid customers. It combines unlimited voice calling with flexible data benefits. Customers can enjoy unlimited voice calling – local, STD, and on national roaming for Rs 1199. The plan includes 100 SMS per day, 1GB 3G/4G data and free subscription to Wynk Music and Wynk Movies.
There’s another plan at Rs 1599, which will offer unlimited voice calling – local, STD, and on national roaming – along with 100 SMS per day and 5GB of 3G/4G data and free subscription to Wynk Music and Wynk Movies. The Rs 1,999 and Rs 2,999 will offer unlimited voice calling, 100 SMS free and 10GB and 20GB 3G/4G data respectively and Wynk subscription. The company says while the content subscription on Wynk Music and Wynk Movies will be free; data access charges will still apply.
With inputs from agency