Essar, one of India’s leading cellular services providers, announced its new base STD call rate of only Re 1 per minute. All new
and old prepaid customers can avail this new base tariff, without the
purchase of any voucher or bonus card and irrespective of their present
In addition, Vodafone has also introduced two new Bonus Cards –
Regional STD Bonus Card and All India STD Bonus Card for its prepaid
customers in Bihar and Jharkhand. Both cards will enable customers to
make STD calls at 50 paise per minute.
The Regional STD Bonus Card is priced at Rs. 24 and subscribers can
make STD calls to the neighboring states of Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, West
Bengal, Assam and the North East at 50 paise per minute. The All India
STD Bonus Card is priced at Rs. 49 and with this card subscribers can
make STD calls to any phone in India at 50 paise per minute. Both
Bonus Cards have a validity of 30 days.