Cut costs specifically target those who make a lot of international phone calls.
Sim only deals have been a rip roaring success over the last 12 months (don’t mention the ‘R’ word) and now Vodafone has a low commitment deal which should appeal to long distance callers too…
The network has rolled out ‘Vodafone International’ which we believe is the first sim only tariff designed specifically to benefit users who dial a high number of international numbers.
Starting today two packages will be made available: £15 or £20pm offering 200 and 500 UK any time minutes respectively on 30 day rolling contracts and unlimited texts. So far so normal, but where things take a leap into the more interesting is with their international calls rates. The table shown breaks these down in some detail but highlights include calls to mobiles in the USA, Canada and China for just 5ppm and 54 countries for 15ppm.
Vodafone International is also being made available on PAYG deals where UK calls cost 20p per minute and 10p per text while the option to add it into your existing Vodafone long term contract is “coming soon”.
Once seen as the lazy fat cat of the UK mobile industry this clever move follows similarly progressive Vodafone announcements in recent weeks including scrapping roaming charges for the summer and flat rate data roaming. So unless its rivals do something quickly there’s going to be little doubt which is the best network for international callers…