June 10, 2010
NTT Com Launches Low-cost Global Phone Service
TOKYO, JAPAN - NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today the immediate launch of an international call service, "Calling Card Neo," that people can use in Japan to call more than 230 countries at highly competitive rates.
The service, useable on both fixed-line and mobile phones, simply requires a rechargeable pre-paid card available at popular convenience stores. No subscription is necessary.
Fixed-line calls are as cheap 7.3 yen per minute to the U.S. and 8.3 yen to China or South Korea. Charges remain the same throughout the day and night. For details, visit http://0034neo.com/en.
Customer support is immediately available both in English and Japanese, and from the middle of June support in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog and Thai will be added.
The card features a distinctive samurai figure (please see Attachment).
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html.