Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has increased the domestic calling rates. The new tariff will become effective from 1 April.
According to details, PTCL has raised the PTCL to Landline/Vfone and PTCL to Mobile tariffs while the cost of PTCL to Other Networks (WLLs, etc) will remain unchanged at Rs. 2/min.
Here is a detailed breakdown of the latest tariffs that will be applicable from next month.
|Network||Old Tariff||New Tariff||Change in Tariff|
|Landline/Vfone||Rs. 1.30/min||Rs. 1.50/min||Rs. 0.20|
|Mobile||Rs. 2.50/min||Rs. 2.65/min||Rs. 0.15|
|Other Networks (WLLs, etc)||Rs. 2/min||Rs. 2/min||Rs. 0.00|
Note that these prices are exclusive of taxes.
Frequent callers will not be affected much though, since the Freedom packages still cost the same, offering free on-net, mobile and international calls.
Here are the detailed features of Freedom Voice Packages.
|Features||Freedom 500||Freedom 1000||Freedom 3000||Freedom 5000||Freedom 8000|
|Other mobile minutes||200 Mins||700 Mins||2000 Mins||4000 Mins||8000 Mins|
|International dialing minutes (Zone 1 destination)||–||200 Mins||200 Mins||400 Mins||800 Mins|
|Monthly Charges||Rs. 500/-||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 3,000/-||Rs. 5,000/-||Rs. 8,000/-|
Last month, PTCL also announced its official presence on WhatsApp to better connect with customers and provide them with a convenient and customer-friendly communication platform.
To contact PTCL on WhatsApp, customers need to first save the PTCL WhatsApp number, which is 033 1218 1218, and then send a message on this number to get the required service.