Mobile operator Bharti Airtel on Sunday announced two schemes enabling cheaper calls from the US to India as part of a festive season offer.
Under the first scheme, users will get 1,353 minutes of calls for $24.99.
"It also comes with a validity of six months so a user can buy the plan during this festive season and can use it till the Holi festival in March next year," Bharti Airtel said in a statement.
Under the second plan, people can on any toll free number in India from the US at 2.50 cents per minute and will get 400 minutes of talk time for $14.99. This plan has a 30 day validity.
"Airtel Callhome (the company's international long-distance calling service) has new features for US consumers including auto recharge, free SMS from the web and audio conferencing facilities. Subscribers will be able to buy the online calling card for $10 through the Airtel website," the statement said.