PALO ALTO, CA - Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
Ooma, Inc. today announced the availability of the Ooma Mobile Application (app) for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The new app offers Ooma customers the ability to save money on their mobile calling plans with improved convenience and functionality and outstanding voice quality with Ooma’s PureVoiceTM Technology.
With the Ooma Mobile app, Ooma customers can make domestic and international calls from an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad over any Wi-Fi or 3G network. By tapping into an active Wi-Fi or 3G connection, Ooma customers can use their Ooma account credentials while on the road to connect calls and bypass the high international calling rates associated with mobile calling plans from major carriers.
The Ooma mobile app can save Ooma customers up to 90 percent on international calls. Ooma customers can enjoy further savings by reducing their minutes on their calling plans since they can now save minutes by using their Ooma account. In addition, Ooma’s PureVoice Technology uses advanced voice compression to reduce bandwidth usage by 60% minimizing data usage allowing for longer calling times over 3G.
“Everything you love about your Ooma home phone system now fits in your pocket and into your mobile lifestyle,” said Tami Bhaumik, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Ooma. “For consumers who want competitive rates for domestic and international calls, exceptional functionality and ease of use, Ooma fits the bill, without sticking you with the bill.”
Pricing & Availability
The Ooma Mobile app is priced at $9.99. Calls using the Ooma Mobile app start at 1.9 cents per minute for U.S. calls or applicable rates for international calls. Ooma Premier Customers using the Ooma Mobile app receive 250 minutes of U.S. calling for free every month. For a limited time promotion, Ooma Premier Customers who also subscribe to Ooma’s International plan will get 750 minutes of free calling in the U.S. and to 70 other countries. Use of the Ooma Mobile app requires an Ooma account. A customer must already own an Ooma Hub or an Ooma Telo in order to use the Ooma Mobile app. Download the Ooma Mobile app now by visiting the Apple App Store.
Ooma (NYSE: OOMA) creates powerful connected experiences for businesses and consumers, delivered from its smart cloud-based SaaS platform. For businesses of all sizes, Ooma provides advanced voice and collaboration features that are flexible and scalable. For consumers, Ooma’s residential phone service provides PureVoice HD voice quality, advanced functionality and integration with mobile devices. Ooma’s innovative smart security solution delivers a range of wireless security sensors that make it easy for anyone to protect their home or business. Learn more at www.ooma.com.