Archive for January, 2013

25% off SMS messages to Nigeria

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Do you have friends and family in Nigeria? Why not try out our great SMS services and text your friends, because this week we are giving all of our customers 25% off SMS messages to Nigeria. From 12pm GMT 14th January until 12pm GMT 21st January you can send cheap texts to Nigeria for 2.3p GBP / 2.5c EUR or 3.5ยข USD per message. Log into your account via the website or text straight from our apps!

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Free calls to Switzerland

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

We’ve got great news for our customers who call Switzerland or who know someone that does. From 12pm GMT 9th January until 12pm GMT 16th January, Localphone is giving away unlimited free calls to Switzerland! The offer applies to calls to landlines in Switzerland. Call for as long as you want, to as many numbers as you want and Localphone won’t charge you.

Find out how to make free calls to Switzerland

Download our new and improved desktop apps

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

We’ve recently launched new and improved versions of our Mac and Windows desktop apps, so you can make cheap or free international calls and send SMSs straight from our Internet Phone! If you haven’t already downloaded the latest version, you can do so at

The new versions have made the Internet Phone easier and quicker to use and the Windows app has been updated so there are less clicks to call.

Features of our desktop apps:

  • Make and receive calls
  • Send SMS messages
  • Missed call notification
  • Call and SMS straight from the keypad dialer
  • Real-time account balance displayed
  • Import your address book contacts
  • Auto sync your account with the website
  • Download the desktop app.