O2 today launched its new Home Phone service which is now available to all new and existing O2 broadband customers across the UK. O2’s Home Phone offers great value for money with packages starting at just £9.50 per month for unlimited evening and weekend calls.

The packages offer customers easy and simple pricing all with the convenience of having both O2 Home Phone and O2 Home Broadband consolidated into one simple bill.

Key benefits of O2 Home Phone include:

  • Great value – £9.50 per month for unlimited evening & weekend UK calls or £12.50 per month for unlimited anytime calls to UK homes as well as landlines in over 20 international countries
  • Easy and simple pricing with no hidden charges
  • Convenience of having both O2 Home Phone and O2 Broadband consolidated into one simple bill
  • Customers will be able to get home phone, broadband and line rental from just £17 per month, the best value in the market
  • Additional features such as call divert, caller display, call waiting and call baring can easily be added as bolt-ons

Customers signing up to Home Phone will benefit from O2’s award winning Home Broadband which recently came top in 10 of 11 categories in the uSwitch Broadband Customer Satisfaction Awards. O2 Home Broadband offers great connection speeds and a line check before set-up as well as unlimited downloads, free 24/7 UK-based technical customer care and a simple set-up process.

Sally Cowdry, O2 Marketing Director, said: ‘At O2, we’ve been listening to our customers and we’ve realised that many of them want great value, an end to hidden costs and the convenience of being able to pay their home phone and broadband bills together. That is exactly what they will get from us now we have launched Home Phone – truly transparent and flexible pricing plans and convenient consolidated billing. O2 is committed to providing the same quality of service with Home Phone that we have established with our broadband over the years.’

The launch of O2 Home Phone aims to further boost O2’s share of the UK Broadband market and marks a significant step in O2’s strategy aimed at placing the company at the heart of the UK’s households. The launch follows the huge success of O2’s venture into the Broadband market in 2007.

O2 Home Phone is only available with O2’s Home Broadband service and customers will need a working BT landline. Customers can text their home phone number to 61202, call 0800 954 1427 or visit http://broadband.o2.co.uk to check if they can get O2 Home Broadband and Home Phone. O2 Home Phone will be available through the same channels as O2 Home Broadband, including O2 stores, o2.co.uk, telesales as well as independent retailers such as Carphone Warehouse. For more information, visit www.o2.co.uk/homephone.

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