Using a Surf and Sip Wi-Fi hotspot is completely straightforward, with no registration, sign-up process or need to enter credit card details. Truphone customers simply run the Truphone Wizard once to log on and begin making calls.
Currently, Truphone is available for a range of handsets including Nokia’s E-series handsets and several N-series handsets. Owners of a compatible handset can get Truphone simply by texting the word ‘TRU’ to 07624 000000 or by visiting the Truphone web site.
Truphone calls from Surf and Sip Wi-Fi hotspots are charged at just 3p/minute more than Truphone’s standard published rates. Under Truphone’s present price promotion (valid until at least the end of December 2007) this means that Truphone call charges from a Surf and Sip hotspot are:
3p/minute to landlines in 40 countriesi, 3p/minute to cellphones USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong and Singapore, 18p/minute or less to EU mobiles, with no connection charge. Surf and Sip provides high-speed wireless Internet access in cafes, hotels, restaurants and other high traffic public establishments.