Airtel CallHome is Airtel’s very own attempt at competing with VoIP facilities around the world. To an extent Airtel has been able to achieve wide acceptability since it provides cheaper call rates. It is available in select countries like U.S.A, Canada, Singapore and the U.K. It is aimed at mainly the NRI’s wanting to make contact with their families back home in India but is also helpful for corporate offices for keeping in contact with their Indian branches. Airtel Callhome also provides features like audio conferencing and automatic recharge.
Airtel CallHome is a virtual calling card which can even be used on phones without international calling facility. To avail these services you need to create an account on their website www.airtelcallhome.com, then login and make calls. You will receive a 4-digit pin for security purposes. Airtel also has a 24×7 customer support in case you have any difficulty in making a call.
Airtel provides you with a number of plans to choose from while registering for an account. You have to pay for the plan you choose using a credit card. The various plans range from a validity of 60 days to even 365 days with the Mega – 365 days plan that will cost you 44.99$. A pay per second plan costs 6.99$ which is valid for 30 days. For the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, Airtel has also added a Mharo plan with a validity of 60 days with 1199 minutes in local access. All the plans also have an extra administration fee.
The most popular plan going around for Airtel CallHome is the Original IndiaOne plan at 9.99$ with a validity of 60 days and 600 local minutes access. This is the most popular plan available for U.S service users which allows them to make calls to India at a rate of 1cent per minute. You will have to consume these 600 minutes at 1cent per minute within 30 days after which the rate is 3cents per minute.
So, go ahead and make cheap calls to India