BSNL ( Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ) announced two dead cheap tariff vouchers that changes your outgoing tariff to as low as 15 paisa per minute. Rate Cutters STV 19 and STV 8 will be widely accepted seeing the price and validity. BSNL recently introduced an unlmited voice and data plan 429 that offers unlimited voice calls to any network and a daily 1GB of data for 90 days. Rate cutters are used mostly by elder ones who do not use internet much. Also in rual areas, customers prefer free or low rate voice calls. This plan is definitely a head to head plan to Jio's 399 plan.
These rate cutter voice STVs are available on PAN India basis with effective from 04.09.2017.
|STV 8||STV 19|
|On-net calls||15 pa / min||15 pa / min|
|Off-net calls||35 pa / min||35 pa / min|
|Validity||30 days||90 days|
Before introduction of the new rate cutter stvs, customer had to spend more than Rs. 50 to get similar benefit rate cutters. Under landline segment, BSNL announced some annual plans too. LL 1200 and LL 1500 are available all over India. Both these plans offer free night calling to any network local or std from 9 pm to 7 am. Also, on all sundays, there is no time limit for free unlimited calls.
For Karnataka customers, STV 8 is available as STV 7.