Text N Talk - Cheap International Calls from your Mobile or Landline

Cheap International Calls, directly form your mobile.

With Text and Talk you can make cheap international calls from as little as 1/2p per minute. No need for international phone cards, no sign up for international calling services, you can use Text and Talk anytime, day or night, at home or at work. Purchase international call credit by sending a text message from your mobile, your access number and instructions will be sent back to you by text.  Save pounds on your international calls, send a text for your Text and Talk credit today!

Step 1

Add calling credit to your mobile

Top-up via Mobile

  • Text TOPUP to 67400 (for a £10 top-up + £1 FREE)
  • Text TOPUP to 80077 for a £5 top-up
  • Text TOPUP to 84459 for a £3 top-up
  • Text TOPUP to 80876 for a £1.50 top-up

SMS costs £1.50, £3, £5 and £10 + standard SMS.

Step 2

Once you receive a top-up confirmation text message, dial the access number. After hearing the voice prompt, enter your destination number in a full format followed by the # key. (e.g. 00 + country code + area code + number + #).

Access Numbers

  • Landline: 0344 545 0036
  • Freephone Access: 0800 619 1007

Virgin media customers cannot top-up via text message.

By using this service you consent to the Terms and Conditions as follows: Ask bill payer's permission before using the service. SMS costs £1.5, £3, £5, £10 + standard SMS. Calls charged per minute & apply from the moment of connection. The connection fee is equal to double the per minute rate, with a maximum fee of 30p/call. Calls to 03 numbers cost standard rate and can be used as a part of the bundles minutes. We will automatically top-up with £5.00 credit if you are a user of the 80876, 84459, and 80077 codes or with £10.00 credit if you are a user of the 67400 code, before your calling credit is about to run out. To unsubscribe simply text STOP to 80876, 84459, 80077 or 67400 at any time. Credit expires 3 months from your last top-up. Daily top-up limit of £20 applies. Refunds for this service are available to unused credit only, for top ups of £5 and above. Service provider: Story Telecom Ltd. Helpline: 0208 497 9210.

FAQ

What is Text and Talk?

Text and Talk (also known as Text n Talk and Text to Talk) service allows you to make very cheap international calls from your mobile or landline with no need to set up an account. The service operates on a pre-pay basis and calls are made using the available credit, which can be topped up on request. Service Provided by Story Telecom Limited, Britannia House, 958 High Road, London N12 9RY. Helpline: 0208 497 9210.

How do I top up?

Simply text TOPUP to 67400 for a £10 + £1 FREE call credit, TOPUP to 80077 for £5 credit, TOPUP to 84459 for £3 credit or TOPUP to 80876 for £1.50 credit. The text message will be charged to you by your mobile provider and for this we send your pin number with £1.50/£3/ £5/£10 + £1 FREE credit along with the local and free phone access numbers.

How do I use Text and Talk?

Simply dial any one of the access number included in the confirmation text message, listen to the message, if dialing from a different phone from that which you topped up from, then use the PIN included in the welcome text, enter the full international number - do not press send again. That's it your connected.

What if I have sent a text requesting a top up, but have not received a confirmation message back?

Generally a confirmation message is sent instantaneously, however very occasionally for example at peak times the mobile networks maybe congested which means that the confirmation message maybe delayed. Do not resend the message as you will be charged twice. If after a couple of hours you have not received the confirmation message please contact our customer services team who will be able to identify what the issue is.

Are there any administration, subscription or other fees?

Surcharge to dial 0800 access is 1p per minute. Payphone surcharge 10p per minute. A connection fee applies equal to double the per minute rate, with a maximum fee of 30p/call.

Is there a maximum amount of top ups that I am allowed in one day?

Yes, you can not top up with more than £20 in one day i.e. 4 X £5 top ups.

Tell me more about the FREE credit on the £10 code?

With the first use on the £10 code 67400 and any top ups using this code a FREE £1 credit will be added to your calling credit. In effect, this means you are getting 10% call credit FREE.

Terms & Conditions

By using this service you consent to the Terms and Conditions as follows:

Ask bill payer's permission before using the service. SMS costs £1.5, £3, £5, £10 + standard SMS. Calls charged per minute & apply from the moment of connection. The connection fee is equal to double the per minute rate, with a maximum fee of 30p/call. Calls to 03 numbers cost standard rate and can be used as a part of the bundles minutes. We will automatically top-up with £5.00 credit if you are a user of the 80876, 84459, and 80077 codes or with £10.00 credit if you are a user of the 67400 code, before your calling credit is about to run out. To unsubscribe simply text STOP to 80876, 84459, 80077 or 67400 at any time. Credit expires 3 months from your last top-up. Daily top-up limit of £20 applies. Refunds for this service are available to unused credit only, for top ups of £5 and above. Service provider: Story Telecom Ltd. Helpline: 0208 497 9210.

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Ask bill payer's permission before using the service. SMS costs £1.50 or £3 or £4.50 or £5 or £10 + standard SMS. Virgin media customers cannot top-up via text message. Vodafone customers must only use the Product from the mobile which has been used to buy the international calling credit. Calls charged per minute & apply from the moment of connection. The connection fee is equal to double rate per minute, with a maximum fee of 30p/call. Calls to 03 numbers will cost the same as other standard fixed line numbers (starting 01 or 02), and are included as part of any inclusive or free minutes allowances. A surcharge of 3 pence per minute will be added to the call charge when using our 0800 619 1007 access number. Credit expires 3 months from your last top-up. Daily top-up limit of £30 applies. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Service provider: Story Telecom Ltd. Helpline: 0208 497 9210