Vonage, which released a mobile client for BlackBerry back in October, has announced that BlackBerry users can now take advantage of the popular Vonage World international calling plan that allows users to make unlimited calls to over 60 countries for a flat fee of $24.95 per month.
View the press release after the jump…
Vonage World Mobile Brings Holiday Cheer with Unlimited International Calling for Mobile Users
–Mobile Customers Get Unlimited Calls to 60+ Countries & U.S. for One Flat Fee–
— Current Vonage World Landline Customers Receive Discount —
HOLMDEL, N.J., Dec 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — Just in time for the holidays, Vonage (NYSE: VG) has announced an enhancement to the Vonage Mobile application to include the popular Vonage World calling plan. Vonage World Mobile provides customers with unlimited mobile international calls to over 60 countries for one flat monthly rate when calling from their mobile device. This exciting new mobile plan allows users to stay in touch with loved ones around the world without breaking their budget.
Now, users of the iPhone(R), BlackBerry(R) and iPod touch(R) can subscribe to Vonage World Mobile and get access to unlimited international calling to more than 60 countries across the world. The service works on cellular or Wi-Fi* using the customer’s existing contacts and cellular phone number. Subscribers also get free unlimited domestic calling over Wi-Fi on their iPhone and iPod touch. Current Vonage World residential customers will receive a 40% per month discount on their home service when they buy Vonage World Mobile.
“Vonage World Mobile is a natural extension of the popular Vonage World home-based calling plan,” said Vonage CEO Marc Lefar. “This is another example of how we will continue to create opportunities to extend our home-based services and exceptional value onto mobile. As mobile devices (phones, PCs, netbooks) become more powerful, broadband networks become more available and 3G/4G data networks become more open, we envision a future where Vonage delivers calls, readable voicemail, texts, MMS and video calls from any device, using any broadband connection.”
Vonage World Mobile is available for $24.99/month, and is easy and convenient to use:
-- Available on the most popular devices including iPhone, BlackBerry and iPod touch -- No more trips to the store to buy calling cards, no 800 numbers or access codes, and no connection charges -- Place mobile international phone calls while on Wi-Fi or cellular networks, providing full mobility -- Uses your existing contact list just click and dial no extra steps -- Utilizes existing cell phone number so the people you call will recognize who is calling -- Unlimited international calling to more than 60 countries worldwide, and great low rates everywhere else -- Free unlimited domestic calling over Wi-Fi with your iPhone or iPod touch
Vonage World Mobile is available as a free download at www.vonage.com and the iTunes App Store. To follow Vonage on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/vonage_voice. To become a fan on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com/vonage.
*iPhone allows calls on both cellular and Wi-Fi networks. BlackBerry allows calls over cellular networks. iPod touch allows calls over Wi-Fi networks. Service subject to minimum monthly usage fee, taxes and certain other fees. Forfeiture rules apply. See Terms of Service for details. There are important 911 limitations when using Vonage for Mobile service. See vonagemobile.com/tos for details.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of high-quality voice and messaging services over broadband networks. Our award winning technology serves approximately 2.45 million subscribers. We provide feature-rich, affordable communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use.
Our Vonage World plan offers free unlimited calling to landline phones in all cities and locations in more than 60 countries with popular features like call waiting, call forwarding and voicemail for one low, flat monthly rate. Vonage Mobile is available for download on the iPhone(R), BlackBerry(R) and iPod touch(R) at www.vonage.com and the iTunes App Store.
Vonage’s service is sold on the web and through regional and national retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and is available to customers in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information about Vonage’s products and services, please visit http://www.vonage.com.
Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage(R) is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing Inc., a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp.