Telestet "Morning Talk" Offers Lowest A.M. Rate

ATHENS — STET Hellas Telecommunications S.A. today announced the launch of B Free by Telestet "Morning Talk," a new pre-paid tariff that offers the lowest morning rates in the market.

Morning Talk provides a new choice for mobile telephony customers who make most of their calls before and during the morning rush hour and prefer the pre-paid option. A 30-second Morning Talk call is one-third the cost of a regular B Free call.

The Morning Talk rate is 0.9 drachmas per second from 5 to 10 a.m., and 2.9 drachmas for calls placed after 10 a.m. and before 5 a.m. All Morning Talk calls are charged in 30-second units as well as a 30-drachma set-up charge. The package is Telestet's fourth pre-paid tariff.

The new tariff is in line with the company's strategy of appealing to different customer segment needs and the trend in the Greek market toward pre-paid service. Last month, Stet Hellas announced that 56 percent of its Telestet customers are choosing pre-paid service.

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