BOUYGUES : B&YOU sets the standard in low-cost offers
11/06/2012| 05:55am US/Eastern
Paris, 6 November 2012
B&YOU sets the standard in low-cost offers
? The first plan with unlimited calls, SMS and MMS
? The most generous plan on the market for
?19.99/month: with unlimited calls/SMS/MMS, 3GB of mobile
internet in H+ up to 42 Mbit/s (dual carrier) and to 50 fixed
line international numbers (now includes Algeria and
Paris, 6 November 2012 - After launching on 10
September the only prepaid card with no expiry date, with the
market's lowest rates, B&YOU is now setting a new
standard in low-cost offers by introducing two
ground-breaking plans on the French market. All B&YOU
customers currently subscribing to the
2 hour plan for ?9.99 and to the 24/7 & 3GB Internet plan for
?19.99 will get all the new features automatically.
The 24/7 plan
Calls/SMS/MMS for ?9.99/month with no minimum term contract
Ever since its creation, B&YOU has focused on designing
simple plans that satisfy the demands of its own community of
users and that are in line with their actual usages.
According to observations by French telecoms regulator Arcep,
one out of two French people does not use their mobile phone
to browse the Internet1.
For the first time on the market, B&YOU is launching a plan
aimed at big-volume call and SMS users at an exceptional
20 MB are included in the plan to cover unwitting data usage
(connections to weather forecast apps for example). Customers
can surf the net at a rate of ?0.05/MB if they want.
The 24/7 & 3GB Internet plan
The market's most generous plan for ?19.99/month with no
minimum term contract
This plan will be available up until 28 January 2013 for an
B&YOU regularly adjusts its plans according to suggestions
posted by its user community in the "Your ideas"
section of its web site.
24/7 & 3GB Internet plan subscribers will now have
international calls included following overwhelming requests
from B&YOU users (to Algeria, Morocco, China and several
European countries amongst others) and will be able to surf
the net using their mobile handsets up to six times faster
(up to 42 Mbit/s thanks to H+ dual carrier technology), thus
making this plan the most generous on the market at
Note that B&YOU offers a complete mobile Internet service
where all usages are allowed (VoIP, Newsgroups, P2P, Modem
Launched in July 2011 by Bouygues Telecom, B&YOU is a
web-only and no minimum term contract mobile operator. B&YOU,
which has more than 570,000 customers (beginning of September
2012), has two call plans: 24/7 for ?9.99/month and
24/7 & 3 GB mobile internet for ?19.99/month. Since September
2012, the operator also offers the only prepaid card with no
expiry date. Users subscribe to the mobile offers and carry
out all other operations exclusively on-line at the
b-and-you.fr web site. All B&YOU users enjoy the benefits of
Bouygues Telecom's high performance network.
Based on the concepts of user communities and user feedback,
B&YOU continually seeks out suggestions from its community
of web users on how to improve the service. This dynamic
community provides regular support on B&YOU's web site,
Facebook page and Twitter feed. If necessary, B&YOU's
on-line assistants can also provide help. Go to our site
Alexandre André: +
33 (0) 1 39 26 62 42/ email@example.com
Rochequairie: + 33 (0) 1 58 17 98 29/ firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Source: Arcep, June 2012
SIM ?1. In mainland France. Unlimited excluding calls from a
sixth telephone or calls to more than 199 different numbers
per month - these calls are subject to an extra charge.
Calls (excluding short and special numbers as well as SMS+
and MMS+). Unlimited private usage between two individuals.
The sale of calls is not allowed. Wi-Fi: access to Bbox
hotspots. Maximum theoretical download speed of 42 Mbit/s
according to the areas covered (50% of the population) being
rolled out. Details of coverage and compatible handsets on
b-and-you.fr. Blackberry option costs ?1 per month
The 24/7 plan: Beyond 20 MB: ?0.05/MB.
The 24/7 & 3GB Internet plan: Unlimited calls abroad (except
to Wana Restraint Mobility numbers starting with 212526,
212527, 212533, 212534,
212546, 212547 and 212553, which are charged at a rate of
?0.67 including VAT per minute and in 30-second increments
after the first minute). Reduced bandwidth at 64 kb/s.