Zong Applies Charges on Utilizing Free Minutes
Zong has applied charges on all Zong free calls offers. Right from now on, Zong is imposing charges on its free calls that are offered by any of the Zong offer. That is why, all Zong customers will not be able free calls and free minutes “truly free” because Zong has announced that it will charge Rs. 0.10 excluding the taxes on utilizing free minutes that are offer with any Zong package or offer.
This message has been displayed by the company at its official website (https://www.zong.com.pk/). Zong further said that the charges have been imposed on free minutes so as to maintain the quality network. Call set-up charges will be applicable to all Zong bundles, packages, offers or campaigns that are offering free minutes to Zong users. Few latest examples include Zong Flutter Bundle, Hello Bundle Zong Re-connection Campaign and Zong Re-verification offer.
From 13th February 2015, Zong free calling minutes will not be absolutely free because the company will charge call setup charges of Rs. 0.10 excluding tax on each free call or free minute. Even though, the charges are not much high, but Zong is not anymore able to claim its free calls as “Totally Free”. Apart from this, Zong has also applied taxes i.e. 19.5% General Sales Tax (GST) last week on using internet data services in Khyber Pakhtoon Khuwa (KPK) without activating any package that SimsPK told its readers. Stay connected with us for further latest telecom news and information.