Reliance Comm launches international calling cards
Reliance Communications (RCOM), one of India's leading telecom players, on Monday launched Passport Outroamer calling cards, which enable Indians travelling abroad to make calls to any international destination from a mobile phone, landline or payphone at lower rates.
The calling card enables savings of up to 90 per cent as compared to international roaming.
VK Aggarwal, president, global voice business at RCOM said: "The Reliance Passport Outroamer calling card is the beginning of a series of initiatives to offer cost effective solutions for outbound travellers to stay in touch with family, friends and business associates."
It can be used to make calls from the US, Canada, Britain, Singapore, Australia and Malaysia at attractive tariff plans with rates starting as low as Rs 5.50 per minute.
"The product is in line with the global focus of Reliance Communications and is an effective way for us to tap the international voice market in order to further enhance our leadership position," Aggarwal added.
The card also has value added services like Voice Portal that allows users to stay updated with the latest happenings in India.
RCOM also launched the Reliance Passport Advantage - an inroamer service for people travelling to India. By using this service, traveller can save up to 75 per cent over other international roaming services.
The service is presently available for travellers coming into the country from the US. It will be extended to other countries later.