Virgin announces free landline to mobile callsVirgin offer free calls to Virgin Mobile customers
01 February 2010
Virgin Media claims to be the first home phone provider in the UK to offer free calls to mobile phones.
New and existing customers will get free calls to Virgin Mobile customers as part of the unlimited calls included in their home phone package from the 1st April.
Virgin says over four million Virgin home phone customers will benefit from this chance to save hundreds on call charges to mobiles each year.
Virgin offers free calls to mobiles
Virgin's home phone deals give unlimited UK landline calls on a weekend, evening and weekend or anytime basis. These unlimited calls currently include free calls to UK landlines beginning 01, 02 or 03 but from the 1st April will include calls to Virgin Mobile customers.
As with most unlimited calls offers, the call is free for the first 60 minutes only, but you can hang up and re-dial to avoid call charges.
To see the latest mobile phone handsets rated check out the Which? Mobile phone review.
Home phone deals from Virgin
Virgin offers three packages on home phone. To get the home phone service customers must take a Virgin phone line which currently costs £11 a month (from the 1st April line rental will increase by 99p).
Virgin Phone Size M -Talk Weekends
Free with broadband or TV package.
Inclusive weekend calls to UK landlines (numbers beginning 01, 02 and 03) and Virgin Mobile customers.
Virgin Phone Size L - Talk Evenings and Weekends
£3.45 a month
Inclusive calls evening and weekend calls to UK landlines (numbers beginning 01, 02 and 03) and Virgin Mobile customers.
Virgin Phone Size XL - Talk Unlimited
£7.95 a month
Inclusive anytime calls to UK landlines (numbers beginning 01, 02 and 03) and Virgin Mobile customers.
For more information on home phone packages from Virgin visit the Virgin website.
To see which home phone service providers came top in our survey see the Which? home phone services review.
Virgin offers home phone, mobile phone, broadband and digital TV services.
According to the company 10% of their customers subscribe to all four services. Virgin says these half a million customers will be able to benefit from this new offer, in addition to the free mobile to Virgin Mobile calls they already have on their mobile phone service.
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