There has been lots of feedback and comments from you, our users, saying that Truphone has great call rates, but can we make them even cheaper?
We are happy to say that we can, and as of today, we have!
As well as our incredibly cheap standard rates (which we have from today renamed as the TruStandard rates), we have now introduced an even cheaper set of call rates, known as the TruSaver rates.
With TruSaver, you can save up to 60% on international calls compared to our TruStandard rates. International call costs are now as low as 1.2p / 1.8c a minute to key destinations.
Getting access to the TruSaver rates is very easy - simply select TruSaver from the Auto Top Up section in My Account. It only costs £2.50 / $4.00 a month to join, and you can cancel at any time.
As an extra bonus for everyone, the monthly fee will only come into effect at the start of February, meaning that you can try out the TruSaver rates for FREE until then.
So, if you are interested in making even more savings on your international calls, the TruSaver might be the answer. You can read more about TruSaver, and compare the TruStandard and TruSaver rates, or look at the terms and conditions, at the Truphone website.
To keep the excitement going, today we have launched a brand new feature.
2nd generation iPod touch users can now make cheap international calls* to any landline or mobile phone around the world, when in Wi-Fi.
This new feature means that not only can you keep in contact with other Truphone users, but anyone you like.
If you haven't downloaded the app yet, you can do so now for free at iTunes.
There will be more new features coming very soon to Truphone for the iPod touch, so stay tuned!
*Truphone for the iPod touch does not yet enable you to receive calls for landlines or mobile phones
But now, it is even better.
Released today is the enhanced version of Truphone for the iPhone. Two of the best features of the new release are that you can:
Make calls even when not in Wi-Fi.
You can now make international calls through the internet, even when you are not in a Wi-Fi zone. Enjoy our amazing international call rates from your home country without the restriction of having to be in Wi-Fi*.
Receive inbound calls, and call other iPhones, for FREE.
When in Wi-Fi, you can now
receive calls for free from other Truphone users when you have the Truphone application open. This also
means that you can now free-call Nokia users, and other iPhone users who have
Truphone open, provided you are both in Wi-Fi.
The enhanced Truphone for the iPhone application is now available. If you have the application already, you can update it via the App Store on your iPhone. If you have not yet downloaded it, you can do so for free on your iPhone from the App Store or from iTunes, on from iTunes on your PC/Mac.
*Utilises your GSM network, so additional charges may apply
The Internet Telephony Services Providers' Association (ITSPA) has announced the nominations for the 2008 ITSPA Awards, to be held and announced on December 11.
Truphone has been nominated as Best Consumer VoIP, and will be up against some tough competition, including the Tesco Internet Phone.
Eli Katz, Chairman of ITSPA, said: "The purpose of the ITSPA awards 2008 is to foster excellence and to recognise and reward achievement."
Wish us luck!
If you would like to read more about the awards, have a look at the ITSPA website.
UPDATE - We just missed out on the win this time, but next year we will be doing our best to make sure it doesn't happen again!