New feature part of complete Android app redesign that also improves usability and performance
Palo Alto, CA - Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Ooma, Inc. (NYSE: OOMA) a leading smart business and home communications platform, today announced that its Talkatone app, a consumer mobile app that provides free calling and texting over Wi-Fi or a mobile data connection, has launched in-network group messaging for both Android and iOS platforms.
The in-network group messaging allows consumers to easily create group chats with other Talkatone app users. Additionally, Talkatone has completely redesigned its Android app user interface to make it consistent with the latest Google material design guidelines for a more intuitive and rich user experience. The core app engine has also been rebuilt to provide unprecedented stability and performance.
“With the announcement of group messaging available on Android and iOS platforms, as well as the complete redesign of the Android version of the app, Talkatone continues to deliver new features that increase the value of the Talkatone app for its customers,” said Eric Stang, CEO of Ooma. “Group messaging is the latest way millions of Talkatone users around the world will use, enjoy and ultimately save on their monthly bills using the Talkatone app.”
Talkatone is a leading provider of free texting and calling for Android, iOS and Kindle mobile devices in the US and Canada. Registered Talkatone users get a free US phone number, free SMS and picture texting and up to 60 minutes per month of free outbound calling. The re-designed Android app featuring in network group messaging is available today from the Google Play store. The iOS version featuring group messaging is also available today from the 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.