A New Value in Low-Priced Home Phone Service Launches Today
BasicTalk Now Available Online and at Walmart Stores Nationwide for $9.99 per
month, every month
HOLMDEL, N.J., May 14, 2013
HOLMDEL, N.J., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BasicTalk™, a new easy-to-use,
low-priced home phone service is now available for purchase at BasicTalk.com,
with a complete online sales and service experience. Consumers can also buy
BasicTalk at Walmart stores nationwide. Walmart is the exclusive retailer for
BasicTalk provides extraordinary value in low-cost home phone service at a
flat rate of just $9.99 per month, every month (plus taxes and government
fees). BasicTalk offers unlimited calling^(1) throughout the U.S. with no
upfront costs, no contract, no hidden fees, no renewal charges, no cost to
keep an existing home phone number and no compromises on quality.
"We learned from multiple pre-market tests that despite increasing cell phone
usage, there remains a strong desire for a simple, low-cost, domestic home
phone service," said Jo Ann Tizzano, Director of Communications for BasicTalk.
"BasicTalk gives consumers everything they need in a high-quality home phone
service for one low monthly rate. We are delighted to partner with Walmart to
bring this valuable service to consumers nationwide."
BasicTalk runs over an existing high-speed Internet connection. It is a
reliable alternative to other low-cost brands and costly home phone service
offered by traditional phone and cable companies, with an average annual
savings of $430^(2). BasicTalk provides high-quality sound and the basic
features that customers need the most: voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and
911 emergency service. And, there's no cost to keep your number.
For more information, please visit www.BasicTalk.com.
BasicTalk is a unique brand designed to meet the low-cost calling needs of
consumers across the country. To follow BasicTalk on Twitter, please visit
www.twitter.com/BasicTalkPhone. To become a fan on Facebook, go to
www.facebook.com/BasicTalk. To find us on YouTube, visit
www.youtube.com/BasicTalkPhone. BasicTalk is owned by Vonage Holdings Corp.
Unlimited calling is based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial
use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including
(1) but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, minutes used and
other factors. See BasicTalk's Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service
Savings claim is based on the average monthly recurring charge for an
unlimited U.S. calling with voicemail plan from major phone companies and
(2) cable phone service providers. Comparison excludes any promotional
pricing, fees, surcharges or taxes and is current as of Q1'13. Assumes a
customer already has broadband Internet service from home.
Contact: Jen Holzapfel for BasicTalk, 732.939.4044,
PublicRelations@BasicTalk.com; or Dan Pooley, Finn Partners for BasicTalk,
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