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Globe Telecom, Bharti Airtel launch affordable calling plan to PH
For as low as P700 per month, Airtel customers from around the world using the airtel talk app get access to unlimited calls to Globe/TM customers in the Philippines
Globe Telecom has forged a partnership with Bharti Airtel to give Airtel customers from around the world access to an affordable calling plan to the Philippines via Airtel’s voice calling app airtel talk.
With the partnership, airtel talk users can make unlimited high-quality VoIP calls to their Globe and TM contacts in the country for as low as USD14.99 or P700 for a 30-day period, or only P23.30 per day.
Available on both iOS and Android, airtel talk offers superior call quality, exclusive call me free service, multi-party conferencing, voice message chat, multi-device access, free audio/video app-to-app calling, and instant phonebook access.
“We are very excited about this partnership with Airtel as we cement our commitment to help bridge the gap between Filipinos around the world and their loved ones back home through affordable calling services and rates. Calling remains an effective means to connect Filipino families with each other and through this collaboration, we are able to offer an affordable calling plan via airtel talk. This is indeed another milestone in the regional telco landscape as two of the biggest telcos converge to give customers another innovative service that gives customers access to unlimited calling at a price within reach,” says Nikko Acosta, Senior Vice President for International Business Group at Globe.
Ajay Chitkara, Director & CEO, Global Voice & Data Business, Airtel said, “This partnership marks a significant milestone that will enable the Filipino diaspora residing globally to connect with loved ones back in Philippines using airtel talk at affordable rates. airtel talk currently caters to the communication needs of the ethnic Diaspora and has launched features like Share Credit with Friends that allows users to share Calling Credit with those who are unable to buy Credit due to any reason and Call Me Free which enables friends and family call airtel talk users for free using any airtel landline/Mobile.
To make unlimited calls to Globe numbers in the Philippines, an airtel talk user should download the airtel talk app, buy a Globe Philippines Unlimited Calling Plan, and use the airtel talk app to call their loved ones back in the Philippines at never before tariffs.
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. The company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national and international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 307 million customers across its operations at the end of November 2014.