Landline PCO/VPT Tariff

Tariff of Landline/WLL/CDMA PCO/VPTs

1.0 Identification of PCO (Landline/WLL PCO) :

  • PCO/VPT with STD facility but without ISD facility
  • PCO/VPT with ISD facility
  • VPT without STD facility

Note: - There is no necessity of separate identification for local PCO after extending STD facility to all PCO.


2.0 Minimum Guarantee and Security Deposit (Landline/WLL PCO)

2.1 Minimum Guarantee
Particular Rural Urban
VPT without STD facility Nil Nil
VPT with STD/ISD facility Nil Nil
Defined rate for Local/ STD/ISD PCO's 120  * 200 *


*
For Minimum guarantee is exclusive of service tax and Educational Cess.

2.2 Security deposit
Particular Rural Rural Urban Urban
  Handicapped Other than Handicapped Handicapped Other than Handicapped
VPT without STD facility Nil Nil N/A N/A
VPT with STD facility 250 250 N/A N/A
PCOs without ISD* facility Nil 600 Nil 1000
* For ISD facility, additional security deposit of Rs.2000 may be taken in Urban PCOs. No Security deposit will be taken for PCO working in rural areas for ISD facility

3.0 PCO/VPT with STD/ISD facility (Landline/WLL PCO)

3.1 Local/Intra/Inter Circle Call Charges(w.e.f 01-05-2014) 
  Particulars Unit Rate (inclusive of service tax) From Landline / WLL / FLPP PCOs
BSNL Network Other Network
Wireline / WLL* Cellular/ CDMA Wireline/ WLL* Cellular/ CDMA
1. Local & Intra Circle Calls          
(a) Local & Intra Circle upto 50 kms Re.1.00 45 45 45 45
(b) Intra Circle > 50 kms Re.1.00 45 45
2. Inter Circle Calls Re.1.00 45
*WLL numbers are less than 10 digit number (without STD code)

3.2 ISD Call Charges
Rate List of ISD Call Charges w.e.f. 01-06-2012

3.3 Service Tax: - Service tax has already been included in Unit rate of Rupee One. Hence no additional service tax is to be charged.

3.4 Discount to PCO/VPT Operator (Landline/WLL PCO)

  • It is decided that existing uniform rate(MRP) of Re.1 and uniform "Defined Rate" of Re. 0.662 of present slab of <=400, for all the calls from PCO during the billing period(w.e.f . 01-05-2014)
  • These tariff are applicable for all categories of Landline and WLL-fixed PCOs including CCB PCO,R&G PCO and VPT etc.)
    S.No

    MRP per MCU

    (in Rs.)

    Defined Rate Service Tax and Edu. Cess applicable on defined rate(12.36%) Net billed to PCO Operator per MCU inclusive Service Tax & Edu. Cess
    C1 C2 C3 C4=C3*12.36% C5=C3+C4
    1 1.000 0.662 0.082 0.744
    [Note: 1. MRP is defined as : Maximum limit of the price allowed to be charged to public by PCO Operator.
               2.Defined rate is: Basic price charged to PCO Operators(excluding Service Tax & Cess)]

    4.0 VPT (Landline/WLL)

    4.1 Pulse Rate and Call Charges
    Particular Unit Rate Service Tax Calls to Wire line/WLL (except 9 level) Calls to Cellular/WLL (9 level)
          Local & Intra Circle upto 50kms Intra Circle Calls beyond 50 kms Intra Circle Calls including local calls
    VPT Re.1.00 N.A 45 N.A 45

    CDMA PREPAID PCO TARIFF :

    5.0 PCO with STD/ISD Facility (CDMA PREPAID)

    5.1 Activation Voucher for CDMA Prepaid PCO
    Particular CDMA PCO with STD/ ISD facility
    Activation Charges in Rs. 178
    Service Tax & Cess  in Rs. 22
    Sale Price of SIM in Rs. 200
    Talk Value in Rs. 50
    Validity (in days) 7
    Grace Period I 15 Days *
    Grace Period II 15 Days **
    * 15 days after validity within which the unutilised balance of previous card is carried forward but no O/G is allowed.
    ** 15 days after the the expiry of GP-I, in which there is no incoming facility and the account balance lapses.
    The PCO owner can recharge within the GP-II period. After 30th day of validity, the connection will be deactivated.

    5.2 Tariff for CDMA Prepaid PCO
      CDMA PCO CDMA CCB PCO
    Call Charges(Inclusive of S. Tax) Pulse in sec. Rs. per minute Pulse in sec. Rs. per minute
    All Intra Circle Calls 60 1.00 60 1.00
    All Inter Circle Calls 60 1.00 60 1.00

    ISD calls (Charge per minute)

      Click Here>>> NA

     
    5.3 Recharge Vouchers for CDMA Prepaid PCO
    MRP ( Incl. of ST & Cess) in Rs. Talk Value (incl. of ST & Cess) in Rs. Validity (Days) Return on Investment for PCO Operator
    210 300 15 42.86%
    345 500 30 44.93%
    660 1000 45 51.52%
    1920 3000 45 56.25%
    3050 5000 45 63.93%

    5.4 Validity Vouchers for CDMA Prepaid PCO
    MRP / Card Value in Rs. Validity in days Discount
    150.00 30 Nil
    400.00 90 Nil
    Note: - The validity vouchers can be recharged only through electronic media viz. C-Topup, E-Pin.
    6.0 SALE PRICE OF IFWT for CDMA Prepaid PCO
    Particulars

    Type-1
    (PCO)

    (Rs.)

    Type-2
    (PCO)

    (Rs.)

    Sale Price * of FWT with voice, SMS, Packet Data, G3 FAX, 12V SMPS Unit + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine 3600  -
    Sale Price * of FWT with voice, SMS, Packet Data, G3 FAX + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine  - 3000
    Lump-sum Free calls in Rs. Nil Nil
     *Sale tax as applicable on the sale price of Handset will be extra.
    6.1  SALE PRICE of FWT for CDMA WLL PCO (Alternate Plans)
    Particulars Option - A Option - B
    Alternative - I Alternative - II Alternative - I Alternative - II
    Sale Price * of FWT with internal battery / charger without SMPS + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine. Rs. 2500/- Rs. 2500/- - -
    Sale Price * of FWT with 12 V SMPS without internal battery + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine. - - Rs. 3000/- Rs. 3000/-
     Free talk-time Rs. 2000/- to any Network with 9 months validity. Rs. 2000/-(BSNL to BSNL) with 9 months validity. Rs. 2500/- to any Network with 12 months validity. Rs. 2500/- (BSNL to BSNL)with 12 months validity.
    Subsequent free talk time ( BSNL to BSNL Network ) Rs. 100/- per month with zero validity for 12 months Rs. 100/- per month with zero validity for 15 months Rs. 100/- per month with zero validity for 15 months Rs. 100/- per month with zero validity for 18 months
    Total free talk time Rs. 3200/- Rs. 3500/- Rs. 4000/- Rs. 4300/-
    *Sales Tax as applicable on sale price of Handset will be extra.
    GP 1 (Grace Period) - 15 days
    GP 2 (Grace Period) - 15 days

    7.0 Other Terms and Conditions
    • Uniform Grace period of 15 days is allowed for all value of cards. No additional grace period is allowed. No outgoing call is allowed during the grace period. The unutilized balance amount in the previous card can be carried forward in case of renewal within the grace period, otherwise it shall lapse.
    • SIM and Recharge vouchers will be sold from the BSNL Customer Care Centre and authorized dealer i.e. Franchisee/BA/DSA.
    • The CDMA PCOs/VPTs can be allowed to any person as per the existing terms and conditions for Landline PCOs/VPTs.
    • No security deposit in the form of cash/Bank guarantee etc. is required to be taken in the case of Prepaid CDMA PCO/VPTs.
    • No service charge is allowed for intra circle calls. However for inter circle calls, considering stiff competition, the charging of service charge is not mandatory.

    CDMA PREPAID VPT TARIFF (Applicable w.e.f 16. 06. 2009) :

    8.0 CDMA Prepaid VPTs with STD/ISD Facility

    8.1 Activation Vouchers for CDMA Prepaid VPTs
    Particular Activation voucher for new CDMA VPTs
    Activation charges including cost of SIM (in Rs.) Nil
    Service Tax & Cess  in Rs. Nil
    MRP of Activation Voucher in Rs. Nil
    Talk Value in Rs. 10
    Validity in days Life time *
    * To continue with lifetime validity, recharge with minimum Rs.60 in every 365 days will be required.

    8.2 Tariff for CDMA Prepaid VPTs with STD/ISD Facility
      CDMA VPTs CDMA CCB VPTs
    Call Charges(Inclusive of S. Tax) Pulse in sec. Rs. per minute Pulse in sec. Rs. per minute
    All Intra Circle Calls 60 1.00 60 1.00
    All Inter Circle Calls 60 1.00 60 1.00

    ISD calls (Charge per minute)

      Click Here >>> NA

    8.3 Recharge/Top Up Vouchers for CDMA Prepaid VPTs with STD/ISD Facility
    Card/ Talk Time (Rs.) MRP ( Incl. of ST & Cess) in Rs. Validity (Days) Return on Investment for VPTs Operator
    16 12 0 33.33%
    32 23 0 39.13%
    101 69 0 46.38%
    201 133 180 51.13%
    301 200 180 50.50%
    501 321 180 56.07%
    1001 621 180 61.19%
    2001 1201 180 66.61%

    8.4 Validity Vouchers: - Since the life time validity is allowed, there is no need to use the validity vouchers.
    9.0 CDMA Prepaid VPTs without STD facility

    9.1 Activation for CDMA Prepaid VPTs without STD facility
    Particular Activation voucher for new CDMA VPTs
    Activation charges including cost of SIM (in Rs.) Nil
    Service Tax & Cess  in Rs. Nil
    MRP of Activation Voucher in Rs. Nil
    Talk Value in Rs. 10
    Validity in days Life time *
    * To continue with lifetime validity benefit, recharge with minimum Rs.60 in every 365 days will be required.

    9.2 Top Up Vouchers for CDMA Prepaid VPTs without STD facility

    MRP in Rs. ST & Cess Talk Value in Rs. Validity (Days) Return on Investment for VPTs Operator
    10 Nil 20 Nil 100.00%
    20 Nil 40 Nil 100.00%
    60 Nil 120 Nil 100.00%
    100 Nil 200 180 100.00%
    250 Nil 500 180 100.00%
    500 Nil 1000 180 100.00%

    9.3 Tariff for CDMA Prepaid VPTs without STD facility
    Particular Unit Rate Service Tax Local & Intra Circle upto 50kms to Wire line/WLL (except 9 level) and cellular/WLL (9 level) calls within LSA Intra Circle Calls beyond 50 kms to Wire line/WLL
          Own Network Other Network All Network
    Local VPT without STD facility Re.1.00 N.A 90 60 N.A.

    10.0 Conversion of CDMA Postpaid PCO/VPT to CDMA Prepaid PCO/ VPT is now FREE .

    11.0 SALE PRICE of IFWT for CDMA VPTs
    Particular Type - 1 (PCO) Type - 2 (PCO)
    Sale Price *of FWT with voice, SMS, Packet Data, G3 FAX, 12V SMPS Unit + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine Rs.3600 -
    Sale Price *of FWT with voice, SMS, Packet Data, G3 FAX + PPA with facility to connect PCO machine - Rs. 3000
    Free calls in Rs. Nil Nil
    *Sale tax as applicable on the sale price of Handset will be extra.

    12.0 Other Terms and Conditions
    • Grace Period I: 15 days after validity within which the unutilized balance of previous card is carried forward but no outgoing call is allowed.
    • Grace period II: 30 days after the expiry of GP I, in which there is no outgoing/incoming facility and the account balance lapses. The VPT owner can recharge within the GP II period.
    • After 45th day of validity, the connection will be deactivated.
    • The lifetime validity is upto the current license period of ¬≠Feb-2020 or upto renewed license period.
    • SIM and Recharge vouchers will be sold from the BSNL Customer Care Centre and authorized dealer i.e. Franchisee/BA/DSA.
    • The CDMA VPTs can be allowed to any person as per the existing terms and conditions for Landline VPTs.
    • No security deposit in the form of cash/Bank guarantee etc. is required to be taken in the case of Prepaid CDMA VPTs.
    • No service charge is allowed for intra circle calls. Moreover for inter circle calls, considering stiff competition, the charging of service charge is not mandatory.

    Mode of extension of validity in different plan of CDMA Prepaid service are as under :
    Sr. No.  Plan Type  Validity Mode 
    1 VPT (STD & without STD) Max mode
    2 Life Time Plan Max mode
    3 PCO Max mode
    4 Normal Plan (all plans except covered under above1,2 and 3) Add mode (max. validity 2 years)

    2. Max mode: In the event of any recharge, the existing remaining days of validity or validity available with new recharge which ever is more will prevail in the validity account.
     Conditions  Effective validity
    If validity of new recharge voucher is more than balance validity days. The validity of new recharge will be effective from the date of recharge
    If the validity of new recharge voucher is less than the balance validity days. The existing balance validity days will continue.

    3. Add mode: Validity available with all RCVs recharged are added to the remaining validity days in the subscriber's account. Add mode would be applicable to normal plans but validity may be accumulated up to maximum of 2 years.

    4. Plans having Minimum Recharge Condition (MRC) of any specific amount of recharge/top-up within specific time period would continue to exist. For example, in the case of life-time plan, for extension of validity of 180/365 days the customer has to recharge with a minimum recharge/top-up of Rs. 200/-.