International long-distance tariffs reduced by 39% to USA and Canada
To benefit over 40 million Airtel mobile users in India
New Delhi, May 21, 2007: Bharti Airtel, Indiaâ€™s leading telecom services provider today announced a 39% reduction in International Long Distance Tariffs to USA and Canada for its mobile users in India.
With this, all Airtel mobile users can call USA and Canada at Rs 1.99 per minute. This is in line with the companyâ€™s endeavour to make International calling more affordable and deliver greater value to its growing number of mobile users. The revised tariff is applicable on the Airtel STD & ISD Calling Card worth Rs 2245/- only.
â€œAirtel as an industry leader has always been at the forefront of leading affordability, driving value and expanding the market. India is a global economic powerhouse today with business interests spanning boundaries. With more and more Indians connecting with their friends, family and business associates across the world, it is imperative that International calling becomes more affordable. â€, said Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel.
The new tariffs are applicable from May 22, 2007.