Finally, you will be able to pay a flat rate for STD calls. Rs. 1 per minute will be new rates for STD from March. No matter where, the hell you are in India you can call to any part of country with just Rs.1 pm. Both MTNL and BSNL – Government owned telecom companies planning to charge new rates from March with new reduced monthly rental. However, Reliance telecom (private firm) already announced such plans. This is yet another sign of booming economy. I just wish cost for broadband connection come down with high-speed Internet access for home users.