State-owned BSNL Chennai telecom has launched a new prepaid international roaming facility in the network of Bakcell, Azerbaijan. This prepaid international roaming facility applies only to BSNL Chennai subscribers. BSNL Chennai has also launched a new prepaid international roaming facility in the network of Wind Hellas, Greece for its subscribers in Chennai.
Mobile originated local, and national calls cost Rs. 25.62 per minute. Mobile originated calls to India cost Rs. 350.16 per minute. Mobile terminated calls are charged Rs. 41.61 per minute. Mobile originating SMS costs Rs. 17.08 per SMS. GPRS data costs Rs. 300.25 per 200KB.
Mobile originated calls to other countries are divided into Zones. Zone wise list of countries is available on the BSNL Chennai website. Mobile originated calls to Zone 1 and Zone 2 countries cost Rs. 72.59 and Rs. 187.89 per minute, respectively. Zone 3 countries cost Rs. 269.02 per minute and, other countries cost Rs. 350.16 per minute.
The prepaid international roaming tariff has been calculated according to the exchange rate on December 23, 2019, and with effect from January 1, 2020, to March 31, 2020. To take advantage of this Service, the prepaid customers should replace their existing SIM with the New International Roaming SIM (Dual IMSI Seamless SIM) at CSC.
The international roaming facility will be available to the prepaid Customers only after the activation of the STV IR57. This also applies to the existing international Prepaid travelers.