|By PR Newswire||
|May 15, 2007 06:00 AM EDT||
HONG KONG, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New World Telecommunications Limited ("NWT"), a pioneering next generation IP and telecom service provider in Hong Kong, today celebrated the worldwide launch of "talk2hk", a new- generation VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) service. With an authentic Hong Kong fixed line number, "talk2hk" enables customers to enjoy unlimited calls with their friends, families and business associates in Hong Kong at a flat, low monthly charge of US$12. Apart from unlimited calls to and from Hong Kong, customers can also interact with business partners and friends all over the world at very competitive IDD rates. For instance, calls to China and other countries only cost as little as US$0.02.
"talk2hk" is specially designed to save at least 80% of the roaming and IDD cost for:
-- People who reside outside of Hong Kong and frequently make contacts with Hong Kong associates. -- Travelers who want to stay connected with people around the world.
Compared to other similar VoIP services that are gaining popularity around the world, which focus on PC to PC calls, "talk2hk", through its provision of a Hong Kong number, enables the users to make or receive calls as if they are in Hong Kong and take advantage of the low communication cost of Hong Kong to other parts of the world.
Comparison: talk2hk and other popular VoIP services Features talk2hk Popular VoIP services such as Sk--e Call Plan Unlimited incoming & outgoing US$12 (Note 1) only allows calls to and from Hong Kong 32 calls of 10 minutes each landlines Hong Kong number with a subscription; and mobile phones at a low equal to only 1 short call monthly charge of US$12. per day Long -- Savings of up to 50% for a -- Higher charges for Distance 3-minute call. calling Call Rates -- Only US$0.017 per minute for long distance. major developed countries, -- Per-minute rate is e.g. calling to USA, Canada, US$0.021 for outgoing UK (Note 2), Thailand, calls to USA, Canada, Singapore, etc. UK (Note 2), Thailand, Singapore, plus US$0.039 connection fee. International -- Savings of up to 50% for a -- Higher charges for Call 3-minute call. calling long distance. Forwarding -- Only US$0.017 per minute as -- Per-minute rate is for major developed for outgoing calls to countries , e.g. US$0.021 USA, Canada, UK(Note 2), calling to USA, Canada, Thailand, Singapore, UK (Note 2), Thailand, plus US$0.039 Singapore, etc. connection fee. Per call No connection fee Connection fee of US$0.039 Connection for all outgoing calls fee Service All users will have a genuine No personal number offered Hong Kong, China or Taiwan in China or Taiwan telephone number to facilitate calling between these countries and the world. Mobility -- Log on anywhere in the world Requires software download via user-friendly and installation on the PC. web-based interface. This is often not permitted in the hotel, library, -- No downloading of client is Internet cafe and needed. shared PC environment Network Bandwidth monitor facility Not available condition available. indicator Notes: (1) US$4 per month for a Hong Kong number subscription. Usage is based on a 10-minute call (per session) to Hong Kong landlines or mobile phones and charged at US$0.021 per minute together with a connection fee at US$0.039 per call (session). (2) This call rate is applicable for calling UK landline telephones.
Customers can also subscribe to a talk2hk number for China (Shenzhen, Guangzhou) or Taiwan (Taipei) as an optional feature, which allows them to be reached by calls from these destinations without having to pay international long distance charges.
"talk2hk" is the ultimate solution for people who are looking for a cost- effective, comprehensive and premium VoIP service.
The registration process is very simple. Customers simply sign-up with a valid e-mail address at the "talk2hk" website ( http://www.talk2hk.com/ ).
CONTACT: Ms Y S Ng, +852-2133-7199, fax, +852-2133-0795 or
Web site: http://www.talk2hk.com/
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