Airtel ‘CallHome’ announces calling from US to Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan at 1.25 c / min Flat
New Delhi, November 15, 2009 : Bharti Airtel, Asia’s leading integrated telecom service provider, today announced flat call rate of 1.25 cents/min for calls from US to Gujarat, Mumbai, Maharashtra and Rajasthan on its calling card service, Airtel Call Home.
The $14.99 plan has a talk time of 1199 minutes on local access. This is applicable on calls terminating on any phone in these states. With the extended validity, the talk time can be enjoyed for 60 days.
The plan is targeted at non-resident Indians (NRIs) in the US who have friends and family spread across these states in India.
Airtel CallHome is the virtual calling card service from Airtel (www.airtelcallhome.com) and is available in the USA, the UK, Canada and Singapore. It offers NRIs hassle free, cost effective and reliable service even if the phone doesn't have international calling facility.
About Bharti Airtel Limited: Bharti Airtel Limited, a group company of Bharti Enterprises is among Asia’s leading integrated telecom services providers with operations in India and Sri Lanka. The company has an aggregate of over 113.4 million customers as of end September 2009, including 110.51 million mobile customers. Bharti Airtel has been ranked among the six best performing technology companies in the world by Business Week.
Bharti Airtel is structured as four strategic business units - Mobile, Telemedia, Enterprise and Digital TV. The mobile business offers services in India and Sri Lanka. The Telemedia business provides broadband, IPTV and telephone services in 95 Indian cities. The Enterprise business provides end-to-end telecom solutions to corporate customers and national and international long distance services to carriers. The Digital TV business provides Direct-to-Home TV services across India. All these services are provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel’s national high-speed optic fibre network currently spans over 113,326 Rkms covering all the major cities in India. The company has two international landing stations in Chennai and Mumbai, that connect two submarine cable systems - i2i to Singapore and SEA-MEWE-4 to Europe. For more information, visit www.airtel.in