State-run telecom operator BSNL on Saturday slashed roaming tariff by up to 40 per cent for its prepaid and postpaid mobile connection with effect from May 1.
"The decision had been taken in the wake of telecom tariff order issued by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai)", the company said in a statement.
Roaming tariff for incoming calls has been cut by 40 per cent, STD by 23 per cent and 20 per cent for local calls.
"Local and national SMS tariff has been reduced by 75 per cent", the statement said.
Earlier, Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) had announced free unlimited calls from landline to any landline from nine in the night to seven in the morning which is also with effect from May 1.