European Conference Call Savings

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Powwownow has announced their new and unique service which provides European conference calling for as little as six pence per minute

Powwownow has today announced the launch of the first European conference call facility which will allow European users to join conference calls in the UK for the equivalent price of a UK national rate call. With the new, unique, service from Powwownow, European conference calls can be made with prices starting from as little as six pence per minute.

With the cost of travel ever increasing, and time restraints becoming stricter, conference calling is becoming a vital part of the work process but this can also be expensive, particularly for companies with important European contacts. Powwownow is leading the way in reducing the costs of carrying out these fundamental European business meetings. With budgets being under constant restraint cost savings are a key business concern. Low cost conferencing calling is providing a very real alternative method of professional European communication, without the costs associated with travelling.

“International dial-ins account for 25 percent of our call minutes and users have previously had to call a UK number, making European conference calling more costly for them,” said Andrew Pearce, director, Powwownow. “Our whole philosophy here is based on making conference calling simple, reliable and cost effective so we have created a system whereby European callers can not only join a UK call, but they only pay a national rate call in order to participate.”

The service has primarily been launched in France, Germany, Ireland, Austria and Belgium. However, it will also be available in Spain from February 2005 and rolling out through out Europe over 2005. Each country will have a specific dial-in number which will allow them to take advantage of the cheap call rates when arranging and participating in European conference calls. To find out more about the new service customers can visit

“Carrying out European meetings is becoming more of an everyday task for many businesses,” continues Pearce. “For some businesses this is an essential, yet costly part of their work and we just want to be able to provide them with a dependable solution that won’t cost the earth.”

About Powwownow

Powwownow is the UK’s fastest growing conference call provider. PowWowNow offers customers simple and low cost conference calling. All callers in a conference dial the same phone number and are connected together by the use of a PIN. There is no service charge and all calls are charged at a national rate. This service is available 24/7 and no booking is required and there are no restrictions on call duration. The PowWowNow system is based on proven industry standard technology, with ease of use in mind. The company was started in April 2003 and is growing at more that 10% per month.


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