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Du offers UAE's 'lowest international calling rates'

Published: 08 Oct 2009 21:37:03 PST

Du  the integrated telecom service provider in the UAE, is bringing its 'Pay As You Go' mobile customers the lowest off-peak rates in the emirates, as a special offer, it said.

For just Dh1/min, du subscribers can call friends and family in India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the US during nights and afternoons as well as all day and night on Fridays.

Subscribers can call Pakistan, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Syria and the UK at just Dh1.25/min (2.08 fils/sec) for the same off-peak periods. du Pay as you Go customers who recharge with WoW 'more international' credit will receive an additional bonus of up to 60 per cent, meaning rates can effectively be as low as 0.63Dh/min (1.05 fils/sec), said a company statement.

Customers opting for this promotion do not have any increases in their other call rates and all their international calls are charged by the second.

"This special promotion gives our prepaid mobile customers amazing value with market-leading off-peak rates to top international destinations," said Farid Faraidooni, EVP Commercial, du.

"With rates as low as 1.67 fils per second, or Dh1 per minute, off-peak international calling has never been more affordable or convenient in the UAE. Plus, with no monthly or activation fees, customers can start talking and saving right away."

Afternoon periods extend from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Night periods from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays.

du is currently promoting its 'SMS Gold Challenge' trivia contest which gives mobile users the chance to win up to nine kilograms of gold.-

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