Zen Internet Home Talk phone service launchesBroadband provider Zen moves into home phones

05 August 2010

Zen Internet launch home phone service

Zen Internet today announces the launch of its telephone line rental and home phone calls service - Home Talk and Business Talk. 

The company claims the new service makes Zen a one-stop-shop for broadband and telephone - meaning customers only have to deal with one supplier saving time and money. 

The broadband provider will offer telephone line rental to its home broadband customers for £10.99 a month with the Home Talk package. A Home Talk Plus option is available with an additional 1,000 anytime inclusive call minutes to UK landlines (01, 02 and 03 numbers) for £16.99 a month. 

The minimum contract for Home Talk services is one month, unlike many other providers who require customers to sign up to a 12 month contract for line rental. 

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Home Talk and Home Talk Plus

The Home Talk service offers the following features:

  • one month contract
  • no call setup or minimum call charges to UK landlines (01, 02, 03 numbers) 0870, 0845, UK mobile or international fixed and mobile numbers
  • UK landlines (01, 02 and 03 numbers) calls from 1p per minute and international calls from 3p per minute
  • per second billing instead of by the minute
  • inclusive minutes option with Home Talk Plus
  • evening call period starts at 6pm

Business Talk and Business Talk Plus packages are aimed at Zen's business broadband customers and offer similar deals. Customers can make daytime UK landline (01, 02 and 03) calls from 1p per minute and by taking the inclusive calls in the Plus package are able to make calls to the most common international destinations from as little as 2p per minute. 

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Zen Internet broadband and home phone bundles

Zen's cheapest standalone broadband deal offers speeds of up to 20Mbps with a 10GB monthly transfer limit for £17.99. If you take this with Home Talk line rental at £10.99 it will cost a total of £28.98 a month. 

Zen Internet Head of Product Management and Marketing, Andrew Saunders says: Zen's Home Talk and Business Talk services aim to provide calls packages that would see our customers save considerable amounts on their phone bill quickly and easily.'

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