Monday, 3 August 2009

Callplus launching Slingshot plans – New Zealand

Two new calling plans are expected imminently from Callplus, using the Slingshot brand. The plans will be called Mobile 1 and Mobile 2.

Mobile 1 will come as a 6 month contract costing NZ$ 10 (USD 6.65) a month. Subscribers will be charged 50 cents for the 1st minute, 40 cents for the 2nd and 30 cents per minute thereafter. Mobile 2 is a 1 year contract costing NZ$ 20 (USD 13.30) a month. Calls on this tariff will be charged at 25 cents per minute to all networks within New Zealand. Text messages are in addition to the tariff, being charged at NZ$ 9.95 (USD 6.61) for 2000 texts and NZ$ 6.95 (USD 4.62) for 600 texts.

The Callplus operation accesses Vodafone’s network and allows Callplus complete control over pricing. Callplus will be aimed at enterprise users and Slingshot at the consumer market.