AlwaysOn, a WiFi provider, has launched AlwaysOn Calling for Android smartphones. AlwaysOn Calling lets users make calls over WiFi or their cellular data package, a much cheaper way of calling then using your mobile network. All users have to do register from the AlwaysOn Website, they will receive a sms then just need to follow the instructions. Once installed, the user’s phone will then automatically choose WiFi or other data networks to make calls.
A launch starting Monday the 8th of June will include 60 minutes of free talk time to any local cellular or landline service. In addition, calls will be free between all users of AlwaysOn Calling, but calls made from the service to local fixed line and cellular providers will be charged at a flat rate of R50 per hour of talk time at per second rate.
“AlwaysOn provides its services to close to a million monthly users, and the company is committed to ensuring that anyone who wants to be connected gets the best possible deal. We hope that by providing this serve we will enable more people to be connected which is great for the country,” says AlwaysOn MD Hayden Lamberti.
“The South African consumer is having a rough time of it at the moment with mobile tariff hikes across the board. For South Africans wanting to get the best deal and maximise their time online, this is the perfect answer. It is easy to get, easy to use and users get to save a lot of money,” concludes Lamberti.