BSNL extends free unlimited calls offer on Independence Day

New Delhi: State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) on Sunday extended to its landline customers the facility of making free unlimited calls on any network on the Independence Day on Monday.

“BSNL customers will be able to make unlimited free voice calling from the BSNL landline to any mobile and landline network in the country on August 15, and thereafter every Sunday,” Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a statement.

The telecom company currently offers unlimited night calling on any network in the country between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. as a complimentary service to all its customers.

“This service will be available for all BSNL landline customers, besides existing free calling scheme during night,” BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastava said.

“For new customers, we are now providing fixed line connection for a monthly rental starting at Rs 49 for the first six months. Thereafter, the consumer can shift to plan of his/her choice. The lowest monthly rental is Rs 99,” he added.