Airtel to launch calling cards for NRIs in Singapore, Canada

March 11th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, India’s leading mobile service provider, Tuesday said it would launch calling cards for non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Singapore and Canada by April-June of this year. The company also launched an enhanced version of the CallHome Service, its calling card for NRIs in the US. The upgraded version enables a caller in the US to make payments through Indian credit cards for purchasing talk time for calling to India.

“Today, with the launch of the enhanced version and the enablement of payment through Indian credit cards, we are aiming to revolutionise the customer calling experience,” David Nishball, president (enterprise services) of Bharti Airtel, said in a statement.

“With the success of the CallHome service in the US, we will extend our service to target NRIs in two more countries by the first quarter of next fiscal (2008-09),” he added.

The company currently has about 60 million subscribers in India with a market share of 32.31 percent.

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