Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has increased domestic call charges. The new tariff comes into effect on April 1st.
According to information, PTCL has raised the tariffs for PTCL on fixed network / Vfone and PTCL on mobile radio, while the costs for PTCL for other networks (WLLs etc.) remain unchanged at Rs. 2 minutes.
Here is a detailed breakdown of the latest tariffs exclusive of taxes that will apply 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|
Frequent callers are not much affected, however, as the Freedom packages are still the same cost and offer free on-net, mobile and international calls.
Here are the detailed features of the 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 via WhatsApp, customers must first save the PTCL WhatsApp number 033 1218 1218 and then send a message at that number to receive the required service.