iPad Roaming Charges up to 99.7% cheaper with Tru
Tru ‘Mobile Broadband Bundle’ Enables iPad users to Roam Internationally
LONDON, 2011 1st June – Tru, the world’s first intelligent global mobile network operator, has unveiled a new mobile broadband product which dramatically cuts iPad roaming bills for UK customers travelling abroad.
Tru’s new mobile broadband bundle costs £20.00 per month, and gives users 1GB of data in Tru countries* on a 12 month contract. The deal will be available for UK businesses to order as of today. Compared the to the major network operators in the UK, the Tru offering gives customers travelling to the US or Australia at least 95% saving on their data bills, and as much as 99.7% versus some operators.
The savings are not limited to Tru countries, wherever the iPad may roam – in 220 countries across the planet, versus the likes of O2 and Orange, Tru’s data rates save customers an average of 22%.
Tru countries are currently the UK, USA and Australia; later this year, Spain, Hong Kong and Netherlands are expected to be announced, with up to 20 more countries added next year).
Out of bundle pricing
In Tru Countries
- 10p / MB in the UK
- 10p / MB in the USA
- 8p / MB in Australia
In non-Tru Countries:
- GBP 1.25 / MB in Europe
- GBP 2.50 / MB in Canada
- GBP 5.00 / MB in RoW
Geraldine Wilson, CEO of Tru, said: “If you have an iPad, and travel, this product is an absolute must-have. There are no comparable rates or data allowances anywhere in the market place.”