BSNL launches Kolkata@5, Local calls to BSNL at 5p/minute

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has introduced a new prepaid GSM plan for its users in Kolkata called Kolkata@5.
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The speciality of the Kolkata@5 plan is that BSNL users will be able to make all local calls to any BSNL mobile number (in Kolkata only) at just 5/minute. Yes that is just 5 paise per minute. 


This Kolkata@5 plan is a bit similar to the plans Kolkata 99, Abar Kolkata 99, Kolkata 5 paise, Kolkata-249 & Kolkata 249 Plus. These plans have been discontinues as per TRAI’s new directives and so Kolkata@5 has been introduces. 
 
Other tariffs of the Kolkata@5 plans are:
  • Local calls to all BSNL Landline/ WLL/ mobiles within West Bengal are chargeable at 40p/minute. 
  • All local calls to other networks are chargeable at 50p/minute. 
  • STD calls to BSNL numbers will be chargeable at 50p/minute.
  • STD calls to other network will be charged at 75p/minute. 
BSNL has clarified that user opting for Kolkata@5 plan will be able to also opt in for the Plan voucher 124 which comes at Rs.124 and goes on to give 600 minutes of free talktime to CTD Mobile and 50 local SMSs free. The validity of the plan voucher 124 is 30 days. 
 
BSNL Kolkata is running this as a promotional scheme which is valid until 23-06-2012.