This plan offers the users 50 free SMS every month and call rates as low as 20p/min on BSNL numbers and 40p/min on other networks. However the rider to this plan is that this facility will only work for 5 local numbers (landline and mobile ) on any network in Chennai and Tamil Nadu .
For prospective subscribers this Rs.49 prepaid pack will consist of a SIM for Rs.20 and FRC at Rs.29. The validity is for 30 days. Initially 50 minutes of free talk time will be provided. The calls made to the same network will be charged at 1p/sec. and calls made to other networks will cost you 1.2p/sec. All calls at national roaming will also be charged at 1.2p/sec. Validity of this voucher by getting a charge of Rs.29 through C-Top.
The plans availability is 90 days starting from today till 17th July 2012.
The new plan is specially targets the youth that wants to stay connected to family and friends through sms and low rate calls. BSNL seems to have woken up to some competition and the people to benefit from it are the population of Chennai and Tamil Nadu. Hope more frequent plans like this come from BSNL for the rest of India.