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Truphone’s best-ever rates for calling mobiles


Truphone's smartest ever smartphone offer

12th October 2007

Using Truphone's mobile VoIP service became an even smarter choice today with the announcement of the mobile operator's best-ever calling rates. Now until December 31st, not only are mobile calls free to landlines in 40 countries and to mobiles in the USA, Canada and elsewhere, but mobile rates across the EU are 15p/min or less and mobiles elsewhere in the world have been cut by an average of 23%.

Core Facts
• Truphone's best-ever price offer
    o Free calls to landlines in 40 countries
    o Free calls to cellphones USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong and Singapore
    o Pay 15 pence (USD$0.306 / €0.216 approx.)/min or less to EU mobiles - an average 20% reduction - and no connection charge
    o Rates to international mobiles reduced by an average of 23%
    o Free mobile calls to other (online) Truphone customers
    o No roaming fees - Truphone costs the same wherever the customer is
    o No download cost, no monthly charge and no inbound fees
• These rates are guaranteed until December 31st 2007. Rates quoted are exclusive of VAT.
• Anyone with a suitable handset can get Truphone by sending an SMS with the word 'Tru' to +44 7624 000000

James Tagg, Truphone's CEO, said:
"Truphone is the mobile operator for the internet age. Our IP infrastructure means we can offer great value and new services. With the announcement of our best-ever rates, we are extremely attractive versus GSM tariffs and it means Truphone is simply the smart choice for your smartphone"
"Truphone's new price proposition is especially compelling when you're either abroad or are calling abroad. And what's more, there are no roaming charges. Truphone calls cost the same from wherever you are."

• Full details of Truphone's "free calls to 40 countries" offer
• Picture: James Tagg, Truphone CEO
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About Truphone (
Truphone develops Internet Protocol-based (IP-based) mobile internet telephony, delivered by means of 3G mobile networks and Wi-Fi networks. The Truphone service enables free and low-cost calls for customers by routing calls via Wi-Fi and the Internet.
The service is presently in a 'beta' state and offers Voice-over-IP, SMS-over-IP and 'presence' capabilities. This beta service was announced in mid-2006, when Truphone became the first company to introduce true internet telephony for mass market mobile phones.
Truphone is the trading name of Software Cellular Network (SCN). SCN is privately owned, funded by both venture capital investment and angel investors.

Important information about emergency calls: Truphone is not a replacement for an ordinary telephone service and emergency calls cannot be made using Truphone.  However Truphone does not prevent emergency calls being made via a handset’s normal cellular service provider.
Truphone may be a trademark or registered trademark.