PRLog - Feb. 23, 2013 - Umniah Telecom Company and Skype™, announced a partnership that will provide Umniah’s subscribers with various unprecedented benefits based on its evo 3.75G technology. This partnership will create a brand new communications experience for Umniah’s subscribers in Jordan, offering them a superior, high quality and innovative way to connect with friends and family both domestically and internationally.
Under the agreement, Umniah’s customers will be offeredextra capacity, on top of their current data plans, to makemore free SkypetoSkype voice and video calls to any Skype user in Jordan and around the world without consuming their voice allowances: the offerwill be availabe to smartphone ownersatno extra charge with several existingevo data plans.All other evo subscribers will also be able to enjoy Skype through consuming from their current data plan allowances.
Besides free Skype voice and video calls, Umniah customers will also enjoy easy accessibility to other popular Skype features such as instant messaging and low cost calls to landlines and mobiles.
Umniah’s partnership with Skype is in line with its vision to become the leader in the telecommunications sector in Jordan, and capitalizes on its newly launched 3.75G technology. Commenting on this turning point, Ihab Hinnawi, CEO of Umniah, stated: “We are very proud to join hands with Skype to deliver top-notch offeringsto our customers, supported by our latest evooffers powered by 3.75G technology. Our partnership is a breakthrough as it gives our customers unlimited, global communications options, while expanding their calling community to hundreds of millions of Skype users worldwide. This step is perfectly aligned with our strategy to provide our customers with innovative services and experiences that are relevant to their lifestyles. Such partnerships work towards positioning Umniah as the most innovative brand in the Jordanian Telecommunications market”.
“We’re excited to be working with Umniah,” commented Bob Rosin, GM of Business Development for Skype. “We believe that Skype and service-providers can complement each other to bring greater value for consumers. We look forward to working closely with Umniah to bring the Skype experience to Umniah customers in Jordan.”