Apple’s voice over internet protocol (VoIP) calls are not available in the United States, at least not yet.
But the company’s Siri voice assistant has recently been added to a number of its iPhones.
The new feature makes voice calls using Siri available in all markets, including the United Kingdom, where it was initially available only in Apple’s own native Apple TV app.
And in India, where Apple is a major player in the telecoms sector, it’s now also available in Apple TV, Apple TV Classic, Apple Watch and Apple TV (3).
The new features could help Apple boost its voice-over-IP (Voip) revenue in emerging markets.
Apple’s success in India could have far-reaching consequences for its business in the world’s second-biggest economy.
Voice-over IP was first introduced in the U.S. in 2012, but was not widely adopted until Apple acquired Nokia in 2015.
In the first few years of its acquisition, Apple only offered voice over LTE voice calls for $20 per month, but then the company announced that it would charge $25 per month per line.
Apple has since introduced the Apple Voice Service (AVS) to its iPhone, iPad, Apple Pay, Apple CarPlay and Apple Watch, which enable users to make calls over the internet and texts over a network.
While the new Siri features should help Apple make more money from VoIP, it is still unclear how much profit it will make from Apple TV and Apple HomeKit.
The Apple-Nokia deal has led to a huge increase in the number of iPhones being sold in India.
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus launched in India in November and the Apple Watch Series 3, which has a similar design, is available in India this month.
India is home to about 3 million smartphone users and 3.5 million internet users.
For the third quarter of 2016, Apple reported a $1.3 billion loss.
With the Apple-Samsung deal, Apple will be the only smartphone manufacturer to make the full range of VoIP services available in both the United State and India.