Lycamobile launches pre-paid mobile services in Germany

31 Jan 2012

Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Lycamobile has announced the successful launch of pay-as-you-go wireless services in Germany, lifting the company’s coverage to 14 countries and 80% of the population in Europe. According to a company press release, subscribers in Germany will receive free unlimited calls to other Lycamobile numbers in the country and free calls for 30 minutes to Lycamobile customers in Europe and Australia subject to a connection charge of EUR0.15 (USD0.19) with the firm’s ‘Lycamobile World’ service. Lycamobile also offers free voicemail, free multilingual customer service, 300MB free data per month and a free conference calling facility. ‘Our European coverage now enables our customers in Germany to stay in touch with their family and friends across the globe at the best rates,’ commented Milind Kangle, CEO of Lycamobile, adding: ‘We are delighted to welcome Germany into the growing Lycamobile family and look forward to accelerating our growth with additional country launches during 2012.’ Lycamobile currently has over eight million customers across 14 countries, namely the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Australia, France, Germany, Poland and Ireland.