Golan, Hot attract up to 20,000 subscribers

Both carriers have reportedly received tens of thousands of inquiries from subscribers of the veteran carriers.

By GAD PEREZ
May 17, 2012 21:48
Cellular phones are displayed in a store

Cellular phones are displayed in a store 370 (R). (photo credit: Erik de Castro / Reuters)

 
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HOT Mobile Ltd. and Golan Telecom Ltd. have reportedly recruited 15,000 to 20,000 subscribers since their launches earlier this week with low-cost, all-inclusive plans. Both carriers have received tens of thousands of inquiries from subscribers of the veteran carriers, they said.

Meanwhile, interest in the new mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), such as Rami Levy Communications Ltd. and Alon Cellular Ltd., has waned.

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Golan Telecom is offering an all-inclusive plan at NIS 99 per month, and HOT Mobile is offering a similar plan at NIS 89 plan. Veteran carriers Cellcom Israel Ltd., Orange franchisee Partner Communications Ltd. and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. subsidiary Pelephone Communications Ltd. are introducing their own low-cost, all-inclusive plans.

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