VSNL offers web based calling service in India

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), one of India's leading telecoms service providers will provide new facility, which will allow people of South Asian origin in the US to make calls to their country using its prepaid service without obtaining the calling cards. The company will start this service from August 21, 2007.

The new service will provide superior voice quality, easy access and connectivity without any hidden fee or extra charges. The calls would be carried on VSNL's extensive global fibre optic network. Customers can purchase the service either through online or by calling VSNL customer service directly. It offers advanced features including a prepaid recharge option, which allows a calling account to be recharged through a credit card. Other features include instant recognition of calling line ID for PIN-less dialling from up to 5 registered phone numbers and the ability to make up to three follow-on calls without having to redial the access number, speed dial capabilities for up to 5 frequently dialed numbers, and last number redial.