Beautiful Planning


Press Release   •   Aug 26, 2015 11:05 EDT

New York, NY (August 20th 2015): Rebtel ( is going from strong to stronger. After the launch of their phenomenal REAL Unlimited Calling Plan to India for just 8$ a month with the first month absolutely free, the major telecom company today announced its collaboration with American-Indian actor, Karan Brar. Best known for his role as Chirag Gupta in the Wimpy Kid feature film franchise and Ravi Ross in the popular television series, Jessie, Karan is now partnering with Rebtel to kick-start the first leg of their large-scale social media contest, #DesiProblems, on his Facebook Fan page found at His first picture post speaks about how his mom can now call him innumerable times to check if he has eaten lunch. It is a comical take on unlimited calling and the quintessential problems Indian Americans face when they make a phone call to relatives and family members back home in India. His followers have been invited to share similar stories and show him how Rebtel’s Unlimited Calling plan has affected these oh-so-common woes by posting a pic or video with the hashtag #DesiProblems.

“Rebtel is transforming the telecom industry and leaving no man behind.” States US Marketing Manager Varun Atrey. “We are offering our audience a unique service and want to reach out to them on a platform that Indians frequent, enjoy, and relate to. What better way to do it than partner up with a prominent personality. Karan Brar is an avid Facebook user and has boatloads of followers on his Facebook page. We are extremely confident that we will engage many Indians, both local and overseas through our powerful social media campaign.”

The #DesiProblems contest began on August 20th 2015 and will end on September 4th 2015. Karan will help choose three winners based on the ‘Desi Problems’ he finds to be the best out of the bunch. So, take a little break from that selfie routine and post an amusing ‘desi’ problem instead. Even more good news: winners stand a chance to obtain a lifetime of unlimited calling to India and mentions on Karan’s Facebook page. Rebtel has come out of the gate hard in the past week, making a play for the telecom throne with the launch of its Unlimited Calling Plan to India. They are backing the launch with a very strong social media marketing campaign that boasts collaborations with additional Bollywood stars like Vir Das, who is shocking his fans with 8 hilarious viral videos, the first taking place on the toilet. With Rebtel’s multi-platform campaign and amazing offers, competing Telecom companies have enough reason to worry.

To toss out that existing call plan and get more of the hot info on Rebtel’s Unlimited Calling to India plan and their exciting collaboration with Karan Brar, or connect for media purposes, email or call 1.877.841.7244. To download the app visit:


From its beginnings as a plucky start-up intent on disrupting the telecom industry to its present day status as one of the most successful digital international calling companies in the world, Rebtel has always remained true to its vision of providing user friendly, cheap, and high quality communication to immigrant communities across the globe. Rebtel was founded in 2006 and is a profitable company with a turnover of $95 million in 2014. Rebtel is headquartered in Stockholm with team members across the globe.