BSNL has launched a plan combining landline and mobile services, which will provide free SIM card and unlimited free local calls.
In addition, customers can also call two BSNL local numbers at a reduced rate of 20p per minute and one BSNL number anywhere at a reduced rate of 30p per minute, without paying any additional monthly charges, BSNL said in a statement.
On activation, customer will also get Rs 15 talk value, 1000 local SMS, 1000 National SMS and 1 GB data card.
"The aim of this promotional plan "Pyari Jodi" is not only to boost mobile business of BSNL, but also arrest steep decline in the landline business," MoS for IT and communications Sachin Pilot launching the promotional scheme said.
In this festive offer the price of 3G Data Card has been slashed to Rs 2,000 from Rs 2,500 and 3G data vouchers are also offered at a discount.
"With the newly revised affordable 3G tariff plan and reduced data card price of Rs 2,000, BSNL is now also inviting the common man to avail the 3G service facilities," BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Gopal Das said.
As on August 31, BSNL had a subscribers' base of 76.03 crore according to the TRAI data released.
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This week too the Indian market saw several launches, which we have listed below.
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