Free International Calls
In a joint statement, Rebtel, the world’s second largest mobile VoIP company, and Inter Communications, one of the world’s leading providers of rental mobile Wi-Fi solutions, today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement to offer new users of Inter Communications’ Global Data service 50 minutes of free international calls from Rebtel by way of the company’s unique mobile applications for international calling.
Rebtel, based inStockholm,Sweden, is the world’s second largest mobile VoIP provider with more than 13 million users. The company offers free international calling between Rebtel users over 3G, Wi-Fi and local numbers, as well as the ability call to any other mobile phone or land line for a fraction of a regular operator rate. Established in 2006, Rebtel is funded by two of most venerable venture capital firms, Index Ventures and Benchmark Capital, with prior investments in Skype and MySQL.
Global Data provided by Inter Communications is a supplier service of rental mobile Wi-Fi hotspot solutions, also called Mi-Fi devices, meant specifically for international use. The service enables international travelers to access data services without any caps or exuberant roaming charges while abroad at cost of only ¥1,280 (approximately 17 dollars) per day. The company currently offers access to data services by way of its Mi-Fi devices in 195 countries, and have effectively overtaken telecommunication company Softbank Mobile (available in 67 countries) in coverage reach.
As a means of introducing the Rebtel service to the Japanese market by co-promoting the service with Global Data and effectively reach a highly relevant target group of users comprised of international travelers, Rebtel is giving away
50 minutes of free international calls to all new users of the Global Data Mi-Fi service effective today. Users are encouraged to download Rebtel’s new 2.0 version iPhone app to make calls over Wi-Fi facilitated by the Global Data Mi-Fi devices. Once the 50 free minutes are up, users are able to continue using the Rebtel service to call for rates up to 98% and 40% less than an operator’s and Skype’s SkypeOut service respectively
Find out more at http://www.inclusiveinternationalcalls.com/