TextNow, the company making mobile phone service ultra-affordable through its unique cloud based technology, today announced plans to add international calling to more than 150 countries. In addition, TextNow is now making it possible for users to earn credits that they can apply towards lowering their monthly phone bill or use to make free international calls. Users can unlock this new cost-savings solution by simply watching video ads or completing offers within the TextNow app.
“At TextNow, we’re committed to making wireless services affordable for everyone and empowering people to stay connected with their friends and family, no matter where they might be,” said Derek Ting, CEO and co-founder of TextNow. “International calling has long been a requested feature from our users and we’re excited to be able to roll it out and offer yet more significant savings over costly plans from traditional wireless companies.”
Through the new international offering, TextNow users will be able to keep in touch with friends and family around the world at industry-low rates, including popular destinations such as Mexico, China and India. Highlights of TextNow’s international calling feature include:
- Unique to the TextNow service, users can earn credits to make free international calls
- Users no longer have to worry about unknown caller IDs, outdated calling cards or confusing VoIP apps. With TextNow, users have the benefit and convenience of directly making international calls using their TextNow phone number
- Users can easily check rates for international calls by entering the number into the phone’s dialer. TextNow shows users exactly how much each call will cost before even hitting the call button
- TextNow will be rolling out the international calling feature over the next few months and has started accepting beta sign ups today at https://www.textnow.com/beta.
TextNow is also expanding its unlimited U.S. and Canada calling offering to its millions of free app users. Calls and texts to all U.S. and Canadian phone numbers are absolutely free for both TextNow Wireless and TextNow app users.
With TextNow, consumers can expect more from their mobile phone service. TextNow’s cloud-based mobile service allows users to take their phone numbers from their phones to their computers and to their tablets, through the TextNow app.