:) All Voice STVs / Combo Vouchers / SMS STVs are allowed while in Roaming in BSNL areas excluding Mumbai & Delhi from 15-08-2017 :) Full talk-time on Rs.220, Rs.2000, Rs.2200, Rs.2500 & Rs.3000. Extra talk-time on Rs.550 (talktime-575), Rs. 1100 (talktime-1200) , Rs.3300 (talktime-3500) & Rs.5500 (talktime - 6000)

Finally Cheap SMS STVs:STV-12,STV-23,STV-52 and STV-83

Saturday, 23 February 2013

AP BSNL introduced four SMS vouchers, STV-12, STV-23, STV-52 and STV-83. All these vouchers are applicable to 2G&3G prepaid customers. Among these, STV-52 comes with two months  validity.

Details of STVs:


SMS STV TariffValidity
STV-12 Local/National on-net [email protected]/SMS
Local/National Off-net [email protected]/SMS
7 days
STV-23 -do-15 days
STV-52 -do-60 days
STV-83 Local/National on-net [email protected]/SMS
Local/National Off-net [email protected]/SMS
20 days


Many users commented on this blog that they will port out from bsnl, if pocket friendly SMS plans are not introduced, What do you think about these new  vouchers?. Not only BSNL, all the private operators also increased their SMS tariff.

Every SIM is allowed 100 SMS/day with the above tariff after that you will be charged either Rs 0.5/- or your plan SMS tariff, whichever is higher.

No Free/Discounted Voice&SMS tariff on Valentine Day

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

14th February-2013 is treated as a black-out day in AP BSNL circle. So SMS/Voice STVs will not be applicable on this day.
  1. No free or discounted SMS will be available to customers, who have subscribed to SMS STVs or have free monthly SMS.
  2. No free or discounted voice call will be available to existing / new customers, who have subscribed to voice STVs or have free voice call minutes offered along with new subscription.
  3. Discounted call facility “Friend & Family” will be not available during this day.
  4. This is not applicable to Data STVs. You can use the free data offered on blackout day also.

Revised Bandham-Jai Jawan-Roam Free Tariff

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

BSNL AP circle revised prepaid tariff of General, Bandham, Jai Jawan and Roam Free plans from 5th Feb-2013.

Here is the revised tariff:


  General Bandham Jai Jawan Roam Free
1. MRP of Plan Voucher in Rs. 180 75 96 199
2. Free Usage Allowed with Plan Voucher
3. Free Voice Call



-Free Voice Call On-net 75min 2500sec 3125sec 4500sec
-Free Voice Call Off-net 75min 2500sec 3125sec 4500sec
4. Free Video Call
-Local/STD On-net NIL NIL NIL NIL
5. Free Data Usage in MB 55 NIL 10 50
6. Free On-net P2P SMS in Nos.
-Local 25 NIL NIL 25
-National 25 NIL NIL 25
7. Initial Plan Validity in days 180 90 30 180
8. Extension of Plan Validity Through Plan Voucher
9. Voice Call Charges Rs./Min Rs./Sec Rs./Min Rs./Sec
Pulse rate (Seconds) 60 1 60 1
Local Mobile On-net 0.6 0.012 0.012 0.012
  Local Mobile Off-net 0.7 0.015 0.015 0.015
Local Fixed On-net 0.6 0.012 0.012 0.012
  Local Fixed Off-net 0.9 0.018 0.018 0.015
Reduced call charges on
2 BSNL numbers (Rs./Min)
0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
STD Mobile On-net 0.6 0.012 0.012 0.012
STD Mobile Off-net 0.7 0.015 0.015 0.015
STD Fixed On-net 0.6 0.012 0.012 0.012
STD Fixed Off-net 0.9 0.018 0.018 0.015
Reduced call charges on
1 BSNL number (Rs./Min)
NA NA NA NA
10. Video Call Charges Rs./Min Rs./Min Rs./Min Rs./Sec
Pulse rate (Seconds) 60 60 60 1
Local On-net 2 2 1.5 0.04
Local Off-net 2 2 1.5 0.04
STD On-net 2 2 1.5 0.04
STD Off-net 2 2 1.5 0.04
Incoming Nil Nil Nil Nil
11. SMS Charges(Rs)
Local  On-net 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Local off-net 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
National On-net 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7
National Off-net 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8
International 5 5 5 5
Delivery Report Nil Nil Nil Nil
Missed Call Alert Free Free Free Free
12. National Roaming
(a) Voice Call Rs./Min Rs./Min Rs./Min Rs./Min
Pulse rate (Seconds) 60 60 60 60
Local On-Net 1 1 1 1
Local Off-Net 1 1 1 1
STD On-Net 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
STD Off-Net 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Incoming Call 1 1 1 Free
(b) SMS Charges(Rs)
Local SMS 1.5 0.85 0.75 0.8
National SMS 1.5 0.9 0.78 0.9
International SMS 5 5 5 5
Incoming SMS Nil Nil Nil Nil
(c) Video Call Rs./Min Rs./sec Rs./Min Rs./Sec
Pulse rate (Seconds) 60 1 60 1
Local On-net 2 0.05 0.05 0.05
Local Off-net 2 0.05 0.05 0.05
STD On-net 2 0.05 0.05 0.05
STD Off-net 2 0.05 0.05 0.05
Incoming Call 1 0.05 0.05 Free

AP BSNL New 2G Data STV-54

Monday, 4 February 2013

BSNL introduced 2G prepaid data RCV-54 in AP telecom circle offering 500MB data with 30 days validity. 
This voucher is available in all circles except AP till now, finally it is introduced here also. If your usage is less, recharge with stv-54 instead of current data stv-98.

Are you going to use this?