REAL LOW CALLS – The Irish Times, Conor Pope, March 13th, 2012

Forget 1850 is a rather brilliant app that will save you money. Companies big and small give out 1850 and other such numbers which are low cost when dialled from landlines. These numbers are anything but low cost when called from a mobile, and in fact can be as high as 35 cent a minute. Also, unlike landline numbers, which are routinely included in the bundled “free” minutes offered by the mobile phone and landline operators, calls to 1890, 1850 and 0818 numbers are excluded from such deals. This directory points people in...

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Forget1850 Numbers – The Irish Emigrant, January 20th, 2012

Living in Ireland?  Avoid high cost numbers. Living abroad? Find numbers that work. Colm Murphy of Network ID Ltd said that inspiration for the new App came after he was charged €13 for a call to one particular organisation’s ‘customer services’ 1850 number. “The vast majority of household service providers, including telecoms, Revenue, Government Agencies, as well as most banks and energy suppliers, use 1850 / 1890 as their customer service contact numbers.  Irish consumers such as myself are becomingly increasingly...

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New Galway company releases ‘Forget1850′ app to reduce phone bills – Galway Independent, 18th January 2012

Galway-based software company Network ID Ltd has released application notes for ‘Forget1850’, a new cost saving directory app priced at €1.59 that allows users to access cheaper (and sometimes free) landline numbers as an alternative to using numbers beginning with 1850/1890/0818, which are often promoted as customer service contact numbers by large organisations and companies in Ireland. Colm Murphy, MD of Network ID Ltd, which is based in GMIT’s Innovation Centre, said that inspiration for the new app came after he...

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Galway IT Developer Releases App Designed to Reduce Phone Bill – Tipp Tatler Magazine, January 17th, 2012

‘Forget 1850’ App Designed to Combat High Charges Associated with Company ‘Customer Service’ Numbers Galway based IT developer Colm Murphy has released application notes for ‘Forget1850’, a new cost saving directory App which allows users to access cheaper (and sometimes free) landline numbers as an alternative to using numbers beginning with 1850 / 1890 / 0818, numbers Tipp Tatler, Forget1850.com, Cheaper Calls in Ireland, 1890 Cheaper Calls, 1850 Cheaper Calls, Reduce Your Phone Bill, Irish App Developer, App...

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Forget1850 – App Of The Week – Sunday Business Post, by Adrian Weckler

Forget1850 was chosen by Adrian Weckler as the Sunday Business Posts’ ‘App Of The Week’ “Ever get frustrated when a company offers an 1850, 1890 or 0818 telephone number as their customer support contact number? Aside from the possibility that you’ll be auto-queued, there’s the annoyance of the charge: many operator contracts do not regard telephone numbers of this type as part of their inclusive monthly minute deals. That means you pay extra. This sneaky little app lets you look up the...

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‘Forget1850’ app helps phone users avoid big bills’ – Silicon Republic, January 13th, 2012 – by John Kennedy

A Galway start-up has created a new app that allows users to access cheaper customer service landline numbers as an alternative to numbers that begin with 1850, 1890 or 0818 that in some cases rack up large bills. Colm Murphy, MD of Network ID Ltd, which is based in GMIT’s Innovation Centre in Galway, said inspiration for the new app came after he was charged €13 for a call to one particular organisation’s ‘customer services’ 1850 number. “The vast majority of household service providers, including...

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