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Lanka Bell on Thursday signed up with Net2Phone Global Services of US, to offer international calls at bargain rates to key destinations.
Net2Phone routes calls over the Internet, unlike conventional traffic, which goes through undersea cables.rn

rnAlso referred to as Voice Over Internet Protocol or VOIP, the system offers international voice traffic at virtually a fraction of the cost.rn

rnldblquote Our focus is to leverage our scalable platform to quickly offer competitive, efficient telephony products and services,
dblquote said Bryan Wiener, President of Net2Phone Global Services told journalists. rn

rnThe agreement also calls for future plans to introduce additional prepaid services, including calling cards for use outside Sri Lanka.rn

rnThe US firm and Lanka Bell are working together to expand Net2Phone Point of Presence (POP) in Sri Lanka, which will accelerate the routing of Net2Phone calls over the Internet.rn

rnldblquote We will roll out further POPs islandwide as international tr