Aussie telco amaysim today announced it has purchased the 100 per cent online virtual network operator Vaya. Both known for their budget-concious deals, amaysim intends to continue to operate the two brands separately.
News of the purchase saw amaysim shares leap by 20 percent.
Amaysim intends to utilise Vaya's Phillipines service centre "to create an overflow capacity for amaysim and to fast track platform, web and app development."
Vaya caters for the $18-$45 market, while amaysim's deals are focused on the $25-$50 range.
So What Do Vaya Offer?
Network: Optus 4G Cost Per Month: $18 to $44 Talk Time Value: $650 to Unlimited Included Data: 1.5GB to 6GB Data Rate: $10 (excess per GB) Call Rate: 99c (per 60 sec) to included Flag Fall: 35c to included Standard 2 Minute Call: $2.33 to included SMS Rate: Unlimited MMS Rate: 55c to unlimited International SMS Rate: 40c International MMS Rate: 75c International Call Rates Term: 1 Month Here's some more detailed information The higher end deals also offer internet tethering and voicemail.
What About Amaysim?
Network: Optus 4G Cost Per Month: $24.90 to $49.90 Talk Time Value: Unlimited Included Data: 1GB to 8GB Data Rate: $9.90 (excess per GB) Call Rate: Included Flag Fall: Included Standard 2 Minute Call: Included SMS Rate: Unlimited MMS Rate: Unlimited International SMS Rate: Unlimited to 32 countries International MMS Rate: Unlimited to 32 countires International Call Rates Term: 1 Month More details can be foundhere
I've been with amaysim for a little over a year now, and have nothing but praise for the value for money and quality of service. That being said, I live and work in a major city.
Have you been a customer of amaysim or Vaya? What has been your experience?