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Free calls to Fiji with ihug

Press release
For immediate release
8 December 2006

Free calls to Fiji with ihug

Telecommunications company ihug is to offer free calls to Fiji from December 15 until January 15.

“With the coup going on and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, it’s a tough time for people with friends and family in Fiji”, says ihug CEO Mark Rushworth.

“Ihug wanted to help by allowing our customers to keep in touch with Fiji without worrying about their phone bill.”

From December 15, ihug home phone customers will automatically be able to call Fiji for up to two hours free of charge. Calls to Fiji are normally charged at 59c per minute.

Anyone not already an ihug customer who would like to take advantage of this offer simply needs to switch their home phone to ihug. Switching your home phone to ihug is easy, free and takes only about four days.

For more information on joining ihug, please visit:

The promotion:
 Free calling to landlines in Fiji for ihug home phone customers from 15 December to 15 January.
 Customers can make an unlimited number of calls to Fiji during this period.
 Free calls apply to ihug home phone customers on ihug’s standard plan or talk plans for up to 2 hours. Calls over 2 hours will be charged at the standard rate of 59c.


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