Archive for July, 2009

Rate Cuts to Hundreds of Destinations

Monday, July 13th, 2009

We have recently completed a thorough review of all of our call destinations and I’m happy to inform you that we have been able to cut the cost of calling hundreds of locations.

Our new rates came into effect at 12:00 GMT today (13th July) so you may already be saving even more when calling with Localphone.

Just a few of our more popular destinations that are now cheaper include:

New Rate
Destination GBP USD EUR
Bangladesh 2.6p /min 3.5¢ /min 2.9c /min
India 1.8p /min 2.5¢ /min 2.1c /min
Malaysia 1.1p /min 1.4¢ /min 1.2c /min
New Zealand – Mobile 11.5p /min 16.0¢ /min 13.2c /min
Pakistan 5.7p /min 7.9¢ /min 6.5c /min
South Africa – Mobile 7.9p /min 10.9¢ /min 9.0c /min
Thailand 0.8p /min 1.0¢ /min 0.9c /min

Please check the international call rates section on the Localphone website to see all of our fantastic new rates.

Free Calls to Canada and USA for 4th of July Weekend

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

To celebrate 4th of July and the Canada Day weekend, all Localphone calls to the United States and Canada will be completely free!

Starting from midnight on Saturday morning on the east cost of Canada and lasting until the end of Sunday in Alaska, new and existing Localphone customers won’t pay a penny when calling any US or Canadian landline or mobile.

We hope this promotion will help customers forget the worries of the ongoing financial crisis and to call their friends and family in the US and Canada for as long as they need to at this important time of year.

You can now use Localphone Direct Dial and Calling Card in any of the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States.

Don’t forget that even if you aren’t in one of our 45 Direct Dial countries you can still call from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection and a Localphone VoIP account.

The Localphone Team wishes you a happy 4th of July and Canada Day weekend.

Calls will be free from 02:30 GMT on Saturday 4th until 08:00 GMT on Monday 6th July. The promotion includes all Localphone Direct Dial, Calling Card, and VoIP calls to standard landline and mobile numbers.