INDEPENDENT NEWS

NEWCALL Launches Mobile Service

Published: Wed 15 Dec 1999 04:27 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWCALL Launches Mobile Service
AUCKLAND, 15 December 1999 – NEWCALL Communications Ltd has announced the launch of its new mobile telephone service, becoming one of only three telcos in New Zealand to offer the complete range of telecommunications solutions, including Internet, mobile, tolls, calling cards and e-Commerce. In addition, NEWCALL becomes the first telephone carrier to sign up with the Telecom mobile network.
The NEWCALL pre-paid mobile has all the benefits of a pre-paid phone with no monthly rentals. In addition NEWCALL customers will be able to establish pre-set monthly limits, while current users of Telecom pre-paid mobile phones will be able to recharge on their NEWCALL accounts.
“Our customers will receive only one account because the pre-paid mobile service will appear on the one combined NEWCALL invoice itemising all services,” explains Stephan Goodburn, NEWCALL’s Director of Sales & Marketing. “In addition, customers with pre-paid phones will be able to recharge them simply by ringing an 0800 number rather than buying a new card.”
Company Background
NEWCALL Group Ltd is the newly listed parent company of NEWCALL Communications Ltd. Other companies in the group include NEWCALL Communications USA Inc, NEWCALL Communications Pty Ltd (Australia), and NEWCALL Communications International Ltd, which is based in Singapore.
A New Zealand registered Alternate Service Provider, NEWCALL Communications Ltd is one of the country’s fastest growing ‘new generation’ telecommunications companies. Officially launched in June 1998, NEWCALL carries both national and international telecommunications traffic.
Focusing primarily on small to medium-sized organisations, the company specialises in providing high quality cost-effective telecommunications services, including national and international tolls and faxes, land to mobile services and Internet access. State-of-the-art billing and management applications allow NEWCALL to simplify telecommunications for the end-user, while maintaining an innovative, price competitive service.
NEWCALL Communications Ltd is currently installing strategically placed switching nodes throughout New Zealand to facilitate leading edge telecommunications solutions. Delivered through a combination of networks which include Telecom New Zealand and other network providers, NEWCALL’s services are supported by a non-coded access agreement offering transparent access to the user. International services are facilitated through wholesale relationships with a range of international carriers.
NEWCALL’s senior management team is led by Managing Director, Norman Nicholls, one of the most experienced senior executives in the telecommunications industry today. The company’s principal shareholder is CTW Beta Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Asia Pacific Wire and Cable Corporation, a US company which is traded on the NASDAQ Exchange.
More information on NEWCALL Communications Ltd is available on the Web at http://www.newcall.co.nz
END
For further information, please call:
Stephan Goodburn, Director, Sales & Marketing, NEWCALL Communications Ltd,
Ph: 09 366-1199, 021 624-795
Nicholas O’Flaherty, Account Manager, Botica Conroy & Associates, Ph: 09 303-3862, 021 403 505

Next in Business, Science, and Tech

Govt raids PGT for $40M top-up to rural broadband roll-out
By: BusinessDesk
Auckland-Chicago named a top 10 ‘most exciting’ new route
By: Air New Zealand
ESR ups its reporting on Meningococcal disease
By: ESR
Game-changing technology for 3D printing tiny structures
By: KiwiNet
PGF to improve regional digital connectivity
By: New Zealand Government
PGF investment in Manawatū-Whanganui
By: New Zealand Government
PGF investment in Advanced Aviation Hub in Whanganui
By: New Zealand Government
PGF investing to expand National Driver Training Centre
By: New Zealand Government
PGF investment to fast track regional freight hub
By: New Zealand Government
$48 million Provincial Growth Fund announcements welcomed
By: Horizons Regional Council
High unemployment drives teen to transform his district
By: Horowhenua District Council
Manawatu-Whanganui PGF spending is just picking winners
By: New Zealand Taxpayers' Union
Meningococcal W – Expert Reaction
By: Science Media Centre
Increased vigilance needed for meningococcal disease
By: Ministry of Health
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media