Dubai: Du said on Sunday it is making all local and national calls from landline to landline free for its customers effective September 1, 2013.

Other packages offered by the UAE’s telecom operator include free international minutes to over 175 destinations, and access to more than 500 movie titles on demand.

“Customers will automatically start enjoying free local calls and international minutes, and all other associated benefits, from 1 September, 2013,” du said in a statement on Sunday, adding that customers subscribed to higher broadband speeds with du’s Talk and Surf or Talk, Surf and Watch packages will save up to 25 per cent.