Integrated with Leading Free Texting and Calling App, New Offering Zaps Expensive Calling Plans, Redefines Existing Carrier Pricing Model
WATERLOO, ONTARIO– Enflick, the company that developed TextNow, the leading application to provide free phone service over WiFi used by more than 20 million users worldwide, today introduced the TextNow mobile phone service. Running on top of its existing IP-based SMS and voice infrastructure and using Sprint’s nationwide 3G network in areas without WiFi connectivity, the new phone service makes TextNow the world’s first all-IP mobile operator. TextNow’s all-IP model gives users the most affordable phone services available in the market today compared with the skyrocketing monthly calling plans and fees of traditional carrier offerings. Using hardware compatible with the Android OS, the TextNow mobile phone service is available now – including visual voicemail, call forwarding and call display – at no additional charge.
The introduction of TextNow mobile phone service comes on the heels of Enflick’s release of itsMiFi service, a MiFi® solution for reliable wireless broadband connectivity – from absolutely any location – that also uniquely enables mobile devices, such as an iPad or iPod, to deliver phone services. With the announcement of TextNow mobile phone service, Enflick now offers a complete family of affordable connectivity solutions, including: free calling and texting; voice mail; MiFi; and now – the handset itself – all without the high price tag that comes with traditional carrier offerings.
“From Day One, our biggest priority has been to make smartphone service better and more affordable for everyone,” said Derek Ting, co-founder and CEO, Enflick. “The announcement of TextNow mobile phone service – combined with our recent launch of MiFi – marks a big milestone toward accomplishing this mission and making it affordable for every person to have a cell phone in his or her pocket.”
Existing Carrier Pricing Slashed with Smartphone Services for Less than $20/Month
In a compilation of existing data, the website AccountingDegree.com reports that the average smartphone bill is 90 percent higher than the average non-smartphone bill. [Read Your Smartphone or Your Dinner here.] With TextNow mobile phone service, users are no longer tied to an expensive carrier plan for their smartphone services.
With all phone services provisioned on the TextNow cloud, customers can easily interchange services across their mobile devices and platforms.
TextNow phone service is available immediately starting as low as $18.99 per month. The monthly fee includes:
- 500mb data
- Unlimited texting
- Unlimited incoming calls
- Call forwarding, visual voicemail and call display
- 750 minutes of calling per month
For more information or to order TextNow mobile phone service, go to: www.textnow.com/phone.
Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Enflick is the creator of TextNow, the leading application for free phone services with more than 20 million users worldwide and serving two million impressions per month. Enflick is focused on delivering reliable and affordable wireless connectivity solutions that let users benefit from phone services wherever they are – even outside of WiFi – without the burden of a costly cell phone plan.
Enflick has received multiple recognitions for its innovative technology and leadership, including Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Awards as “A Company to Watch.” Ernst & Young also recently named Enflick’s CEO Derek Ting Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Ontario. For more information, visit www.enflick.com.
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