Prepaid

  • Rajasthan BSNL offers free data roaming for 3G prepaid customers August 18, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan BSNL has announced a "free data roaming" for its 3G pre-paid customers anywhere in the country besides reduction in such tariff plans. The charges for 1GB data download has been reduced from Rs 250 to Rs 139 to prepaid customers from Independence Day, BSNL GM (Marketing) Rajasthan...
  • RCom raises pre-paid mobile call rates by 33 per cent May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications has raised basic rates for both GSM and CDMA pre-paid mobile-to-mobile calls by 33 per cent to 2 paise per second from 1.5 paise per second. According to details on the company's website, it will charge base rate of 2 paise per second for mobile-to-mobile calls. ...
  • Airtel launches free roaming scheme for its prepaid customers March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel launched a new roaming scheme for its prepaid customers in Delhi which will enable them to receive free incoming calls in five states. "With this pack, Airtel prepaid mobile customers can now get up to 30 days of free incoming calls while travelling to Bihar, Jharkhand,...
  • Vodafone rolls out post to prepaid talk time transfer service February 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Private telecom services provider Vodafone India launched 'post-to-pre talk time transfer' service, that enables its post-paid customer to instantly transfer talk-time (balance) to a pre-paid Vodafone customer. The new offering will be of special benefit for those post-paid customers who have family members, personal friends or office colleagues using...
  • Pre-paid mobile nos to lose ISD facility soon September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has asked telecom companies to de-activate the international calling facility in pre-paid numbers and restore it only after a subscriber gives his explicit consent to avail this facility. "Inform all pre-paid subscribers having ISD facility, through SMS, within 10 days of the date of issue...
  • Pre-paid mobile numbers to lose ISD facility soon September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has asked telecom companies to de-activate the international calling facility in pre-paid numbers and restore it only after a subscriber gives his explicit consent to avail this facility. "Inform all pre-paid subscribers having ISD facility, through SMS, within 10 days of the date of issue...
  • Guidelines to be framed for prepaid connections April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed that a five-member expert committee be set up to recommend guidelines for verifying those applying for prepaid mobile connections. A bench of Chief Justice SH Kapadia, Justice AK Ganguly and Justice Swatanter Kumar, in its judgment, said the committee would be headed by...
  • Pre-paid Airtel users to get detailed bills February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom leader Bharti Airtel launched India's first online self care service which will enable pre-paid customers to get itemised bills, manage their account and subscribe to value added services. "Airtel prepaid mobile customers can visit the new self care website to receive and activate...
  • Prepaid autorickshaw counter at MCH soon November 10, 2011

    THIRUVANANATHAPURAM: Finally, after several glitches, a prepaid autorickshaw counter at the Medical College Hospital (MCH) Junction here will soon become a reality. The City Corporation authorities said that the counter would be opened on November 17. The much-delayed system is being launched this month itself, so as to coincide with...
  • Pre-paid meter to solve high power bill problem October 6, 2011

    Navi Mumbai: In a move that could help the consumer check power theft, the Maharashtra Electricity Distribution Company has introduced pre-paid power meters. With this, paying bills will no longer be a problem and one can just pay the bill with the click of the mouse. Kasare family had got worried...
  • Govt lifts ban on pre-paid phones in J& K January 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The Central Government has lifted the ban on prepaid mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir, a Home Ministry official said Thursday. The ban was imposed last year after the government cited security reasons in the terror-riven state. "We have asked for stringent identity check of prepaid mobile subscribers after which...
  • Pre-paid cell ban in J-K can't be revoked: Centre January 8, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday informed the Supreme Court that its decision to impose ban on pre-paid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir could not be revoked now due to security reasons. "We cannot revoke the ban. It is due to the security reasons the ban on pre-paid mobile services...
  • Lift ban on pre-paid SIMs, says J-K Chief Minister November 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Just eight days after the Home Ministry banned pre-paid connections in the Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister of the state, Omar Abdullah said that pre-paid connectivity must start again immediately with security checks or else the ban will prove to be a punishment for genuine users. Omar Abdullah...
  • Kashmir: Farooq for prepaid mobile, PC says no November 5, 2009

    Jammu: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah asked Home Minister P Chidambaram to reconsider the continuation of the ban on prepaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir when Chidambaram concluded his day-long visit to the state on Wednesday night, officials said. According to official sources, Farooq raised the...
  • J-K pre-paid cellphone users disconnected, disgusted November 1, 2009

    Srinagar: Students and telecom companies are outraged at the Union Home Ministry’s decision to ban pre-paid cellphone connections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Pre-paid mobile connections banned in J-K October 31, 2009

    New Delhi: No new pre-paid mobile connections would be issued nor would existing ones be renewed from November 1 in Jammu and Kashmir following reports that militant groups were getting SIM cards on fake identities, the Union Home Ministry said on Friday. "The Ministry of Home affairs has decided that no...
  • Hello to good times: Now full talk time on top-up cards September 2, 2008

    New Delhi:: Prepaid mobile subscribers now have more reasons to cheer as the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday asked the telecom operators to waive off the processing charge on the top-up cards, resulting full talk time on such recharges. Users will now have to pay just an...
  • Water woes: slum dwellers oppose prepaid water meters December 8, 2007

    Mumbai: Mumbai slum dwellers on Saturday opposed the Bombay Municipal Corporation’s proposal to implement prepaid water meters all across Mumbai slums in a bid to reduce water theft. The slum inhabitants fear that prepaid meters will increase water charges. “We get water for four hours per day anyway. They are planning to...
  • Watch films, grab a bite all prepaid December 19, 2006

    Chennai: We all know that one can book a movie ticket over the phone or over the Internet, but here’s the latest at the box office - a prepaid card that can get you movie tickets and just about anything at the snack counter. A prepaid card for the movies...
  • No more easy mobile connections December 1, 2006

    New Delhi: Telecom operators will have to pay a penalty and immediately de-activate a pre-paid mobile connection if they fail to follow the new norms issued by the Government to strengthen the subscriber verification system. As per the norms, if after March 31, 2007, any subscriber number is found out to...