Grameenphone Apon Prepaid Package New Call Rates Details and New Offer, Free Internet Bonus

Apon Time Call rate
Voice Call 24 hours GP-GP GP-Other operator
16.5 poisha/ 10 second
Local SMS 50 poisha/ SMS
(within 160 characters limit)
Pulse 10 second

Note:

  • 10 second pulse will be applicable for On/Off-net calls
  • Aapon subscribers can also migrate to the other prepaid price plans like Nishchinto, Bondhu, Amontron and djuice
  • No differential charging will be applicable (Same for 1st and rest of the minutes)
  • All other service charges will remain unchanged
  • 3% Supplementary Duty (SD) +15 % VAT on price/tariff inclusive of SD will be applicable
  1. What is Aapon?
  • This package allows you to call all local numbers at a very low rate of 16.5 poisha/10 second during 16 hours of the day.
  • All Aapon subscribers can migrate to the other prepaid price plans i.e. Nishchinto, Bondhu, Amontron and djuice.
  • Existing Smile and djuice connection will remain as is i.e. they will continue to enjoying current tariff plans unless they migrate to any other new tariff plans.
  1. What will be the price plan Migration process?
  • When a subscriber purchases a new prepaid connection, it will be activated under Nishchinto (or djuice) package. After activation, they can migrate to Bondhu, Amontron or djuice package – for Free.
  • To migrate, subscriber needs to write valid keyword and send SMS to 4444. Or just dial *111*44#. Following is the list of valid keyword (not case sensitive) for migration
Price plan / Product Keyword
Nishchinto N
Amontron AM
Bondhu B
Djuice D
  • In case of IVR based Migration, all a subscriber has to do is dial 4444 and follow the instructions.

3.What would be the tariff of existing Smile or Djuice subscriber?

  • Existing Smile and djuice subscriber tariff will be AS IS, but they can also migrate to other packages of Grameenphone i.e. Nishchinto, Bondhu,Amontron and djuice for free if they wish to.

4.What would happen about the ongoing campaign offer to newly migrated subscriber?

  • Newly migrated subscriber will not be allowed to enjoy any campaign offer which he was enjoying before migration. But if the campaign offer is also applicable to the newly migrated price plan then he will continue to enjoy the offer. Any unused bonus amount, free minute, unused VAS will be carried forward after migration
  1. What will happen to the F&F number after Migration?
  • Aapon prepaid package has no F&F feature. However, after every migration all previous F&F numbers will be removed from the subscriber’s account. Subscriber will be notified through SMS (after migration) about the deletion of F&F numbers. After this SMS notification, subscriber has to re-activate his/her desired F&F numbers, if applicable. F&F number activation process will remain as is

6.How frequently and How F&F numbers can be changed / added?

  • Aapon package has no F&F feature. The procedure of F&F activation and change/addition is as per the below table. The below format SMS needs to be sent to 2888 for Activation, Changing, Viewing, or Adding F&F numbers:
Services SMS Format
Friends & Family in Prepaid

(Procedures)

Activation newnumber<space>newnumber<space>newnumber

Example: 017XXXXXXXX 017YYYYYYYY 017ZZZZZZZZ

Change Oldnumber<space>newnumber

Example: 017XXXXXXXX 017NNNNNNNN

To View FF
Add ( New F&F Number) newnumber<space>newnumber

Example: 017NNNNNNNN 017ZZZZZZZZ

For Help Help
SMS Charge Taka 2.00/SMS + 3% Supplementary Duty (SD) +15 % VAT on price inclusive of SD
  • Already assigned F&F numbers can be changed after every 15 days.
  1. After Migration, what will happen to the unused VAS or Subscription fee.
  • Any unused VAS for which subscriber has already paid, will be carried forward after migration to new price plan. For example: if a subscriber activates EDGE P3 (which has a validity of 30 days), enjoys the offer for 20 days and then migrates to another price plan (as per above mentioned migration table) he/she will enjoy the rest 10 days of EDGE P3 which he/she has already paid for. Same logic will be applicable for any other VAS or subscription fee.
  1. What will happen to the remaining account balance and account validity after migration?
  • Subscriber’s account balance and validity will remain as is (.i.e. will be carried forward) after migration.
  1. What would be the tariff of other VAS and feature?
  • All other VAS tariff and feature will remain as is, outside the mentioned tariff plan.
  1. What would be the price plan for reconnection or churned subscriber?
  • Churned or reconnected (connections which are disconnected when their Service Period is over) subscriber will be activated under the default tariff plan i.e. Nishchinto. But in case of SIM change, subscriber will be activated under his/her current price plan.
  • Note : Service period = 180 days after account validity period.
  1. What would be the reply when any subscriber send Migration request to 4444 port?
  • Below are the request types and reply SMS texts:
Request type Reply SMS texts
1 Valid migration request ( valid key word and valid product) Confirmation SMS: Your subscription has been migrated to XX (dynamic as per request). You can again migrate after DD/MM/YY.
2 Reply SMS about deletion of his/her existing F&F numbers after successful migration Your F&F no 017aaaaaaaa,017bbbbbbbb, 017cccccccc, 017dddddddd, 017eeeeeeee, 017ffffffff have been deactivated. Please reset your F&F numbers.
3 Valid request but the subscriber is already enjoying the requested price plan Dear subscriber, you are already enjoying the requested tariff plan. Please call 121 for details.
4 Inter product migration request (i.e. Existing Smile to existing djuice) Invalid request . Please call 121 for details.
5 Wrong keyword from any product Wrong Keyword. Please call 121 for details.
6 Multiple valid request from eligible product Dear subscriber, you already have a request pending. Please wait for the confirmation SMS. Thank You.
7 Valid migration request within 15 days of one migration Dear subscriber, you can migrate to desire product after dd/mm/yy. Please call 121 for details.
8 Migration request from ineligible products e.g. migration request from Village Phone(VP) or GP Public Phone (GPPP) Invalid request . Please call 121 for details.
9 To check the validity of current migration date. Key word: Check Dear subscriber, you are currently enjoying XX (Dynamic) product and you can migrate after dd/mm/yy.Conditions apply.
  1. Can any newly activated subscriber migrate to Aapon tariff plan?

No. But all Shohoj, Bondhu, Nishchinto, Amontron, Aapon, Smile and djuice subscribers can migrate to Bondhu, Amontron, Nishchinto and djuice. Subscriber can migrate through USSD, SMS or IVR call. For SMS based migration, port is 4444 (applicable keywords are provided in the above mentioned Migration process in question # 2). IVR port too is 4444. And for USSD based migration, all you have to do is just dial *111*44#. Migration is FREE of charge.

  1. What would be the frequency of migration?

The frequency of migration will be once in a day, i.e. will have 1 calendar day validity. If any subscriber migrates from one price plan to another he will not be allowed to make another migration again within the same day.

  1. What would be migration fee?

No charge applicable.

  1. Why should I buy Aapon?

This package is for those prepaid users who prefer talking to more GP numbers at a low tariff.