Release Summary: Webtel.mobi’s ultra-low cost mobile calling
and texting service – which cuts mobile calling and texting
costs by up to 80% worldwide – is being adopted by users
in all countries and market sectors.
Release Body: Webtel.mobi provides a service
which cuts the cost of mobile calling and texting services by
up to 80%, while allowing consumers to use their own mobile phones
and numbers for the calls and texts.
than this, there is no requirement for users to sign up to a traditional
mobile provider contract to use the service, and it’s free
is accessible from all web-enabled mobile phones, but the internet
is only used to initiate the calls or texts. The actual calls
and texts go over a Next Generation Telephony Switch when initiated.
This means that unlike VoIP-over-mobile services, there are no
significant internet data-transfer costs for Webtel.mobi calls
than cutting the standard costs for mobile calling and texting
by up to 80%, Webtel.mobi also cuts roaming costs dramatically,
or removes them totally.
using Webtel.mobi to make calls while roaming
are only charged the cost of an incoming roaming call by their
own network provider. Incoming roaming charges usually only cost
a quarter of outgoing roaming charges, so there is up to a 75%
saving for consumers on roaming call costs – as well as
the saving of up to 80% on the actual call cost.
using Webtel.mobi for text messaging while roaming
are not charged any roaming fee at all on their text message by
their own network provider, and therefore achieve a 100% saving
on roaming text costs – as well as the 80%+ average saving
on the cost of sending roaming text messages.
Through its online initiation system, Webtel.mobi
provides exactly the same mobile functions for calling and texting
as any other mobile provider, but its service is available in
all countries, and on all mobile phones regardless of the consumers
network operator. All that is required is that the mobile phone
must be able to access the internet – which over 90% of
mobile phones in circulation can do.
costs are lower in cost that many standard mobile providers for
local calls, and much lower than most mobile provider for local
international or roaming calls and texts, Webtel.mobi’s
costs are much lower than the standard costs for most other mobile
of its versatile and easy-to-use platform, Webtel.mobi has seen
usage of its system increase in both the private and corporate
sectors, among all age and income groups, and in all countries
in English in November 2008, it is scheduled to be made available
in 20 languages by the end of Q1 2009. Already one of the largest
mobile providers internationally in terms of geographic reach,
its multilingual platform is being implemented to make it one
of the largest mobile providers by international customer base