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Vodafone and gotalk sign exclusive NZ licensing agreement

  • 06 February, 2008 18:48

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<p>gotalk signs licensing agreement exclusively with Vodafone for the Super Buzz phonecard</p>
<p>(Media contacts: gotalk Camila Marques 0800 899 028 Vodafone Libby Hay, External Communications Manager 021 908 869)</p>
<p>gotalk, a Trans Tasman telco, announced today that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Vodafone to introduce Super Buzz, its highly successful mobile calling card, into the New Zealand market.</p>
<p>Users will be able to call many overseas destinations such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Japan and South Korea for as little as 7.5c per minute from a Vodafone mobile or a landline.</p>
<p>gotalk CEO, Steve Picton said that he was delighted to bring Super Buzz to New Zealand, following its success in Australia as one of the most popular calling cards.</p>
<p>“We are proud to be partnering with Vodafone to offer this great service to customers around New Zealand, particularly during this busy holiday time,” he said.</p>
<p>Vodafone Head of New Product Development, Hamish Sansom said that Super Buzz was another product Vodafone was pleased to offer mobile customers as part of the overall range currently available.</p>
<p>“Using a calling card to reach friends and family overseas is just one of the cost effective solutions we have introduced for our customers,” he said.</p>
<p>Super Buzz can be purchased as a physical card, rechargeable card or voucher from any one of the 7,500 leading retailers, petrol stations and newsagents across New Zealand and activated by dialling 2GO (246) from a Vodafone mobile or 01446 from landlines.</p>
<p>About gotalk</p>
<p>gotalk limited is an Australian owned, publicly unlisted, fast growing, full service telecommunications company with sales in excess of $165 million per annum and over 300 staff Australia wide. The company was established in 2000 and has grown steadily through acquisitions and creating new and exciting cutting edge products. For its prepaid services it uses a unique Universal Recharge account available to customers to better manage and share their spend across a range of prepaid mobile, internet, broadband voice (VoIP) and phonecard services all from the one account. gotalk’s range of postpaid products includes fixed line voice, mobile, broadband and dial up internet and broadband voice (VoIP).
gotalk provides a range of wholesale and retail telecommunication services through its own state of the art exchange switching centre in Sydney's Castlereagh Street, which handles over a billion international minutes per year - this equates to 20% of all Australian outbound international call traffic. One of the major strengths of gotalk is its ability to distribute products through its CardCall subsidiary, the market leader in prepaid phonecards, which has a 30,000 strong retailer network in Australia and New Zealand. gotalk has established strong corporate partnerships with Australia Post, Harvey Norman, BP, Caltex, Woolworths, Coles, Domayne, Dick Smith, Tandy and Harris Technology. gotalk has a large operations centre located at Varsity Lakes on Queensland's Gold Coast, while its corporate office is located in Sydney.</p>

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