Cyta drops for calls to Philippines

first_imgA WEEK after the Philippines was first hit by the typhoon Haiyan, state telecoms operator CyTA has said it will be offering a discounted rate for calls to the Philippines for a month. CyTA joins MTN which said earlier this week it would be offering 60 free minutes for calls to the Philippines until the end of the month.CyTA said calls from mobile phones and land lines will be 20 per cent cheaper up until December 15 in order to help any Cyprus-based Filipinos to call home. Customers using soeasy International can get up to 90 free minutes for their overseas calls with every top-up and a 20 per cent discount for calls made between 8pm and 8am as part of the soeasy Freebies package, CyTA said.The Haiyan or Yolanda, one of the strongest recorded typhoons ever to make landfall, hit the central islands of the Philippines on November 8.Global and Philippines-based aid agencies have been asking for aid as authorities continue updating the death toll.UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon told reporters this week that people in the Philippines were “desperate for food, water, shelter, supplies and information about their loved ones”.You May LikeLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoSenior Living | Search AdsCheap Senior Apartments in Rowland Heights Are Turning HeadsSenior Living | Search AdsUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more