With more than 5 million immigrants from around the world living here, and large French expat communities in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Belgium and Canada, we think France and Rebtel is a match made in heaven.
Paris (PRWEB) June 24, 2008
In spirit of quatorze juillet, and in honor of the brave Parisians who stormed the Bastille in 1789, starting today all services of Rebtel will now be available in French at http://www.rebtel.com/fr.
Rebtel is the global communications company that makes it possible to use your mobile phone to call any phone, anywhere in the world for just a few cents per minute.
"If you want to use your mobile phone to stay in touch with loved ones or business colleagues abroad, and you're sick of the operators' crazy rates or the calling card rip offs, try Rebtel," said Arnaud Beauregard, who is setting up Rebtel operations in France. "With more than 5 million immigrants from around the world living here, and large French expat communities in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Belgium and Canada, we think France and Rebtel is a match made in heaven."
Founded in 2006, Stockholm-based Rebtel was established to give consumers worldwide an alternative to mobile operators' outrageous rates for making international calls.
"We started Rebtel because none of the mobile operators were on the side of the customer," said Hjalmar Winbladh, Rebtel co-founder and CEO. "All that the operators care about is squeezing customers to maximize revenue and profit. We've come to find that calling cards are no better. They may charge less, but you never get what you pay for. But it doesn't have to be that way. Just ask any of Rebtel's customers around the world."
With Rebtel, calls to most European countries or the U.S. cost as little as 0.01 € a minute, compared to the 0.50 € to 0.80 € per minute with most mobile operators.
And for the Maghrebian French community, savings are even more impressive. For example, a call to Algeria costs 0.12 € per minute with Rebtel, compared to 0.60 to 2.00 € per minute with most mobile carriers.
A Rebtel account can be set up in just a minute or two.
The service works with any mobile phone just the way it is, and works with all mobile operators. There is no charge to set up a Rebtel account. And all new comers get a free 10 minute call to test the service.
After an account is set up subscribers only pay for the minutes they use. Smart Calls between the 47 countries served by Rebtel are always free and only one of the two people on a call must be a Rebtel subscriber.
How Rebtel works
Rebtel gives people local phone numbers in their country to call their friends, family or work colleagues who live abroad.
By making all calls local, people can call each other as often as they like and talk as long as they want, for little or nothing more than the cost of the local calls.
That means, for example, Rebtel gives someone living in Paris a local Paris phone number that will connect them to their friend in New York. And Rebtel gives the person living in New York a local New York phone number to call their friend in Paris.
Getting started is fast and easy:
1. Go to http://www.rebtel.com/fr and enter your mobile number and your friend's mobile number.
2. Rebtel creates local numbers and sends them in text messages (SMS) to each phone.
3. Save the number in your phone's address book and use it any time to call your friend abroad.
Rebtel is a global communications company for individuals and businesses. With Rebtel it's possible to call any phone, anywhere in the world, for just pennies per minute. Rebtel's services can be used with any mobile phone without modification or software downloads. There is no charge to set up a Rebtel account. No monthly fees, no connection fees and no hidden costs. Anyone may make a free 10 minute call to test the service. Thereafter, customers only pay for the minutes they use. Smart Calls between the 47 counties served by Rebtel are always free and only one of the two people on a call have to be a Rebtel customer. For more information, or to start using Rebtel services, go to http://www.rebtel.com.