Saving money on cell service for international travel and international events
Online PR News – 20-July-2010 – – July 13, 2010 -- One of the most often overlooked cost for any travel or event is the cost of communications. Huge savings can be had just by moving away from the status quo of roaming on domestic carrier networks. Cellhire USA participates in numerous events all over the globe. Specializing in international communications equipment, Cellhire makes staying connected easy while saving businesses upwards to 60%. Proving their worth to event entities like the US Olympic Committee and media outlets like ESPN to ensure cellular, data and even satellite coverage is just another day at Cellhire.
Most recently, Cellhire provided communications equipment for the various events, media outlets, and even individual travelers at the Football World Cup through a relationship with the official mobile sponsor MTN (Mobile Telecommunication Networks) in South Africa.
Cellhire is the first company outside South Africa to become its international service provider. This relationship helped Cellhire to deliver over 7,000 voice and data connections into South Africa for the World Cup games. South Africa is a popular destination and Cellhire looks forward to the continued relationship.
“Helping to manage quality communications on foreign networks and ensure significant savings is what Cellhire is committed to.” Manager of Corporate Event Sales, Kirk Samuels, goes on to say, “Commitment to developing relationships with foreign networks and continuous improvement to our internal processes along with well trained and tenured staff allows us to proactively focus on creating customized packages for our event customers and consumers. Product bundles may include cellular with SMS Broadcast capabilities, data packages, satellite phones and satellite data connections or a mixture of services.”
Cellhire has also developed strategic relationships with BT, O2 and Vodafone in the UK, as well as with numerous partners globally.
Because their customers rent the equipment and the airtime for the country they are visiting, there are no long term commitments and better yet, no international roaming fees or activations to be managed.
On a domestic front, Cellhire offers of customized push-to-talk (PTT) services from both Nextel® and Verizon® to ensure coverage all over the US. All PTT services are customized and may include voice and group talk to your specifications. They also offer 2-way radio rentals. Everything comes to the end user ready to go and ready to see the savings.
Established in 1987, Cellhire won the Queen’s Award for International Enterprise in 2005. It has offices throughout the UK, US, France, Germany, Japan and China.