Airtel Slashes ISD Call Rates To Bangladesh, Nepal By Upto 75%

Bharti Airtel Monday slashed ISD call rates to two of India’s neighbouring countries – Bangladesh and Nepal. For Bangladesh Airtel reduced the call rates by 75% and to Nepal by approximately 40%.

Post the new ISD call rates, calls to Bangladesh will now be charged at only Rs 2.99/minute (versus Rs. 12/minute earlier) representing a reduction of 75%. Similarly, calls to Nepal will now be charged at Rs 7.99/minute (versus Rs 13 earlier) representing a reduction of approximately. 40%.

The new ISD call rates, which are currently available to Airtel prepaid mobile users, are the most affordable in the industry and eliminate the need for buying additional ISD packs to make calls to Bangladesh and Nepal. Airtel mobile customers can now enjoy the most competitive ISD tariffs with their regular recharge packs and bundles.

Ajai Puri, COO – Bharti Airtel said: “At Airtel, we strive to offer great value along with a world-class service experience to our customers. These new calling rates will further simplify tariffs and eliminate the need for special ISD packs for making calls to these neighbouring countries. Airtel retail and business customers will benefit immensely from these reduced rates and we are confident this will further drive the consumption of minutes on these routes.”

These new ISD rates will provide a major fillip to the growing socio-economic cooperation in the region, benefiting migrant population and businesses alike, the telco said in a statement.

Airtel serves over 280 million mobile customers across the length and breadth of India. It offers exciting prepaid packs that bring the benefit of unlimited calling, large dollops of data and bundled content. Airtel has been consistently rated as the fastest network by multiple globally renowned platforms.

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