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Truphone offers cheap BlackBerry calls

Low-cost international calls via VoIP

VoIP service Truphone has unveiled an app for BlackBerry handsets that will allow mobile phone users to make international calls at reduced rates.

Once the Truphone Business app is installed on the handset, users simply dial an international number as usual. However, once the call button is pressed Truphone intercepts the call and routes it over the internet. Callers only pay the cost of the call to Truphone, which is charged at local rates.

The app is free to download, but users must take out a subscription with Truphone to access the service. TruStandard costs £2.50 per month and offers call charges of 5p per minute, while the £5-per-month TruSaver package offers prices starting from 3p per minute.

Geraldine Wilson, CEO of Truphone, said: "Truphone Business is extremely compelling, particularly in this economic climate. Companies are keen to cut costs but find that an increasingly mobile and global workforce need to make international calls from mobile devices as a part of day-to-day business. Truphone solves that problem by providing international calls from mobiles at fixed line rates."

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See also: Truphone SIM cuts roaming costs by 80 percent


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