Vonage, one of the largest VOIP providers in the industry, has released Vonage Mobile, an app that intends with go toe-to-toe with Skype. Like Skype, Vonage Mobile lets users talk and text for free with anyone else who has the app installed, and international calling rates are dirt cheap. In fact, Vonage claims that overseas rates are 30% cheaper than Skype (Based on per-minute rates to the top 50 countries called) and 70% less than major mobile carriers. Conveniently, credits are topped up with your iTunes account. Additionally, even if you’re not a current Vonage home/business customer, you can still place calls to any Vonage number at no cost.
Best of all, for a limited time, Vonage Mobile users can now call the US, Canada or Puerto Rico from anywhere in the world for Free (limit of 3,000 minutes/month). This promotion alone is worth downloading the app just to test out the voice quality over Wifi, 3G and 4G data networks. Check out the video below highlighting the benefits of using Vonage Mobile over Skype.
Vonage, Vonage Mobile – Free International Calls & Texts, – Free
Talk and Text for FREE, Worldwide.
Vonage Mobile® is a free downloadable app that lets you talk and text worldwide for FREE with anyone else who has the app* (also available on Android™).
App-to-App calls are made using high-definition audio which provides dramatically better voice quality than traditional cell phone calls. The app works over Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G data networks worldwide.
In addition, when calling those who don’t have the app, you get ultra low-cost international calling with per-minute rates that are on average 70% less than major mobile carriers and 30% less than Skype™ **. Add calling credit directly from your iTunes® account.
Use your existing phone number and address book to show who already has the Vonage Mobile app and invite those who don’t. The more people you get to download the app, the more you can call and text for free.
You do NOT need to be a Vonage phone service customer to use the app. However, as an added benefit to all app users, calls to any Vonage number are also free.
Vonage Mobile combines the best of free voice and message services with exceptional high-definition audio, along with incredible value for traditional international calling, all while using your existing mobile phone number and address book, providing a better experience than competitive apps.
PLUS calls to any phone in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico from anywhere in the world will be free for a limited time.***
* Data rates may apply.
** Based on per-minute rates to the top 50 countries called. Comparison reflects published rates of leading mobile carriers in markets representing the majority of iPhone and Android users.
*** Limited time free calling offer to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico is for personal, non-commercial calling and excludes calls to certain geographic locations, premium and special services numbers, satellite telephony services and other call forwarding services. Not to exceed 3000 minutes per month.