Virgin offers free home to mobile calls
1 February 2010 — 5:59 PM
Virgin media customers could soon enjoy free calls from their home phone to mobile phones on the network, it has been revealed.
The operator has announced that from April 1st it will become the first in the UK to offer new and current customers free home phone to mobile calls.
The news could tempt some consumers to trade in their used phones and switch to the network.
Graeme Oxby, executive director of mobile and telephony at Virgin Media, said: "At a time when other providers seem keen on giving their customers less from their phone service, we are extremely proud to be leading the way in this field, being the first to offer free home phone to mobile calls."
He added that the free calls to mobiles with its home phone service underlines the company's commitment to ensure Virgin Media customers get the best deals possible.
Virgin recently announced a partnership with HTC by revealing that the HD2 would be the first HTC branded phone to be made available through Virgin Media.
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