Launches Extensions in Canada, Allows Customers to Extend Home Calling Rates to Mobile Phones
HOLMDEL, N.J., Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Vonage (NYSE: VG) is moving its low-cost home phone calling beyond the front door by offering Canadian customers the ability to extend their home calling rates to mobile phones through its Vonage® Extensions™ (Extensions) service offering. Extensions is free to all Vonage customers in Canada. This service builds upon the company's history of providing exceptional value to customers through calling plans that allow them to call friends and family anytime, anywhere and now, in Canada, from any phone they choose.
"Extensions enables new and existing Vonage customers to call anywhere in Canada and internationally when they're away from home for no additional cost, making our home phone plans more versatile and flexible," said Barbara Goodstein, Chief Marketing Officer for Vonage. "We are excited to launch Extensions in Canada to enhance our customers' calling experience and to provide them with even greater value."
Through the Extensions service, residential Canadian customers who have unlimited1 calling plans to specific international destinations can now get unlimited1 calling to those same destinations from their mobile phones. All other per-minute calls are charged at the same rates as their home calling plan.
A free mobile Extensions app for iPhone® and Android™ is also available, and allows one-touch dialing from a user's existing mobile contact list. Using the Extensions app, Vonage customers can make high-quality calls via the Vonage network anywhere Wi-Fi is available, including areas with poor cellular coverage or when traveling overseas to avoid hefty cellular roaming fees. Calls can also be made over 3G/4G networks2.
Vonage customers can begin using this feature by adding any Canadian phone number as an extension of their service. They can do this by logging into their online account at www.vonage.ca or by downloading the Mobile Extensions app to their smartphone via iTunes® or Google Play™. A second Extensions line is available for just $4.99 per month plus tax.
For more information, visit www.vonage.ca.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide. Our technology serves approximately 2.4 million subscribers. We provide feature-rich, affordable communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use for both landline and mobile phones. Our Vonage World plan offers unlimited calling to more than 60 countries with popular features like call waiting and call forwarding for one low monthly rate. Our Vonage Mobile app is a free downloadable app for iPhone® and Android™ that lets users talk, text and video call worldwide for free with anyone else who uses the app. Vonage's service is sold on the web and through regional and national retailers in the Untied States including Walmart, Best Buy, Kmart and Sears, and is available to customers in the U.S. (www.vonage.com), Canada (www.vonage.ca) and the United Kingdom (www.vonage.co.uk).Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC., owned by Vonage America Inc.
1 Subject to our Fair Use Policy and Terms of Service. All residential plans are based on normal residential, personal use by single-family household members. See Vonage.ca for details.
2 Data rates may apply.
For further information:
Jo Ann Tizzano, Vonage, 732-365-1363, [email protected]