Cheap International Call Provider - Firstnumber.co.uk - Offers Brits An Affordable Way To Keep In Touch With Friends And Family In Thailand As Political Unrest Rumbles On
on: April 30, 2010, 4:10 am
A UK based cheap international call provider has pledged to
help people living in Britain keep in touch with family and friends in
Thailand as simmering political tensions continue to grow.
http://www.firstnumber.co.uk currently offers over 250 access codes that allow
consumers to make cheap international calls at a heavily discounted rate; Thailand
is just one of the countries serviced by the company –
Following the Foreign Office's warning that Britons should avoid visiting any part
of Thailand given that “violence could break out without warning”, it is thought
that many people will be reconsidering their travel plans.
Violence and tension has continued to escalate in the country as anti-government
protesters known as Red Shirts clash with security forces amid calls for an
Firstnumber.co.uk spokesperson Andy Steele hopes the service will allow individuals
based in Britain to keep in touch with loved ones during the continued political
“Following the Foreign Office's recommendation that Britons should avoid travelling
to Thailand it's understandable that many people will be concerned about the safety
of friends and family who are resident in the country.
“Phoning a far flung location such as Thailand can be a costly business. At
Firstnumber however we appreciate that peace of mind is priceless which is why
we're proud to offer affordability with calls to Thai mobiles and landlines priced
at just 1 pence a minute from any BT landline.”
It is also hoped that businesses will make use of Firstnumber's cheap call tariffs
as a means to continue trading over the phone when travel to the Thailand is too
Firstnumber's service is also one of the cheapest on the market with more
generously discounted calls to Thailand than those advertised by the likes of Rate
Buster, Joy Telecom and Pocket Dial UK.
Andy Steele reiterated the benefits of the Firstnumber service for businesses of any
“Despite Firstnumber's affordability, businesses can still expect a luxury telecom
service that boasts quick connection speeds and crystal clear clarity.
“Unforeseen circumstances that threaten travel are a reality when it comes to
business but by using a direct dial access code from a provider such as Firstnumber
means you have a back up plan ready to go at any given moment.”
For more information on Firstnumber visit http://www.firstnumber.co.uk
Firstnumber.co.uk is an online phone directory offering direct dial access codes
that reduce the cost of making international calls from a UK landline.
Firstnumber.co.uk was launched in 2004 and is a trading style of Wavecrest.
First Number / WaveCrest, 1st Floor, Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London
Enquiries: 0870 801 7800