BSNL International Roaming STVs for Uganda, Azerbaijan, British Virgin Islands

In view of the demand for Internet national roaming calls in prepaid services BSNL introduces prepaid IR roaming in Uganda, Azerbaijan and the British Virgin Islands.

BSNL International Roaming STVs for Uganda, Azerbaijan, British Virgin Islands

Public Telecommunications in India Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited - BSNL has announced the launch of prepaid international roaming for Uganda, Azerbaijan and the British Virgin Islands to its customers under Specific circle of Kerala Telecom which is effective from 18th December, 2020 onwards.

List of Telecom Networks for Prepaid customers visiting to Uganda, Azerbaijan and British Islands
Customers of BSNL prepaid Mobile can use the services of partner network operators: 

  • M/s Uganda Telecom (UGATL) of Uganda, 
  • M/s Azercell (AZEAC) of Azerbaijan 
  • M/s CCT (VGBCC) of British Virgin Islands. 

BSNL customers visiting these countries can take advantage of the international roaming feature on their existing prepaid mobile numbers through these partner networks.

Latest BSNL Prepaid International Roaming Countries List and Networks

Sl NoCountryPartner Network
1AfghanistanM/s Etisalat, M/s MTN
2ArmeniaM/s Veon
3AustriaM/s Hutchison
4AzerbaijanM/s Backcell, M/s Azercell
5BahrainM/s Viva
6BangladeshM/s Grameenphone
7BelarusM/s Velcom, M/s BTN
8BelgiumM/s Telnet
9BHUTANM/s B-Mobile
11British Virgin IslandsM/s CCT (VGBCC)
12BruneiM/s Progresif
13CanadaM/s Bell  Mobility, M/s Freedom
14Czech RepublicM/s T Mobile
15DenmarkM/s H13G
16EgyptM/s Orange, M/s Etisalat
17FinlandM/s DNA, M/s Elisa
18FranceM/s Bouyges, M/s Orange
19GermanyM/s Telephonica, M/s Telekom, M/s Deutchland
20GreeceM/s Wind Hellas
21HongkongM/s HKT
22IcelandM/s Nova, M/s Vodafone
23ISRAELM/s Pelephone, M/s Hot Mobile
24ItalyM/s Telecom (ITASI)
25IndonesiaM/s Indosat
26JapanM/s NTT Docomo
27KazakhastanM/s MTS(Tele2)
28KuwaitM/s Zain, M/s Ooredoo
29LuxembourgM/s Post-Luxembourg
30MacauM/S Hutchinson
31MalaysiaM/s DIGI, M/s Maxis, M/s U-Mobile
32MaldivesM/s Dhiraagu
33MauritiusM/s MTML
34MontenegroM/s MTEL
35MyanmarM/s MPT, M/s Ooredoo, M/s MPT
36New ZealandM/s Spark (NZLTM)
37NepalM/s N Cell
38OmanM/s Omantel
39PolandM/s P4
40Puerto RicoM/s Claro
41QatarM/s Ooredoo
42RussiaM/s VimpelCom
43Saudi ArabiaM/s Zain, M/s Etisalat
44SingaporeM/s StarHub, M/s M1
45SloveniaM/s Telemach
46SpainM/s Xfera Movils
47Sri LankaM/s Diolog Axiata, M/s Mobitel
48SwedenM/s HI3G
49SwitzerlandM/s Swisscom
50TaiwanM/s Chunghwa
51ThailandM/s TRINET
52TurkeyM/s Turkcell, M/s Avea
53UAEM/s Etisalat, M/s DU
54UgandaM/s Uganda Telecom
55UKM/s Hutchison 3G
56UkraineM/s Vodafone, M/s TriMob
57USAM/s T Mobile
58VietnamM/s Viettel, M/s Vinaphone

BSNL's prepaid international roaming service is available for 80 networks in 58 countries as listed above. BSNL also provides postpaid international roaming service for 476 networks in 195 countries. 

If you plan to visit one of the countries mentioned above, you can simply use your existing BSNL prepaid mobile number. Now, let's go through the steps to activate BSNL international roaming service on your BSNL prepaid sim mobile number.

How to activate BSNL international roaming on Your Prepaid SIM card?

Customers can activate BSNL's prepaid international roaming feature on their current number in just two steps.
Step 1. How to Replace the Prepaid SIM card
Customers can replace their existing SIM card with BSNL international roaming-enabled prepaid SIM cards at any BSNL's nearest customer service centers. Customers are requested to send a copy of their proof of identification or Aadhar card to enable the Dual SIM IMSI card for international roaming.

Step 2. How to Recharge International Roaming Prepaid STV
After obtaining a new international roaming enabled SIM card, the installation can be activated with the international roaming STVs of BSNL, STV 58 or 168. IR STV 58 offers 30 days of validity while IR STV 168 offers 90 days of validity. 

After of validity period customer need to recharge with one of these two IR STVs to get continuous international roaming service on their BSNL prepaid mobile number. The services loaded with this Special tariff voucher can be activated on any of the existing (Check Prepaid tariff plans) mobile plans available in bsnl telecom circles.

BSNL International Prepaid Roaming - To Do List

  • Restart your phone once you've landed overseas.
  • Search and manually select the network operator.
  • Keep "Mobile Data" disabled when not in use.
  • IR STV 58 is valid for 30 days while IR STV 168 is valid for 90 days.
  • Remember to repeat either of these two STVs to extend the international roaming function.
  • Check http://ir.bsnl.co.in/ for information on rates. (ir.bsnl.co.in -> Prepaid -> Rates and coverage -> Choose the country of visit -> Select the operator -> Select currency -> click OK)
  • All international services, except incoming SMS, will be charged as per prepaid tariff plan.

Important Note:-

  • Use a quad-band compatible phone if you are traveling to the United States.
  • Use a 3G compatible phone if you travel to Japan.
  • If you are having difficulty while roaming overseas, please call/Whatsapp/SMS +919446087621/+919447087621 for assistance.
  • Customers can also book their claim at http://ir.bsnl.co.in/ or call +919434024365.

BSNL also offers data roaming services around the world. Roaming in the mobile network of a foreign operator requires a compatible phone that is capable of operating in the frequency bands used by the networks of the visited country. 

Customers are advised not to use data services when roaming internationally as data costs are very high.

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