textPlus Turns Amazon Kindle Fire Into A Phone
Calling and other phone features now available for Kindle Fire
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 15, 2014
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --textPlus – the world's
leading WiFi carrier offering downloadable mobile plans as an alternative to
expensive mobile contracts – today adds calling to Kindle Fire.
Using textPlus over WiFi, a Kindle Fire device can function as a phone, and
with no contracts, hidden fees or need for a data plan, textPlus can help
consumers dramatically cut costs associated with text messaging and phone
calls. Users can send unlimited text messages to any number in the United
States or Canada for free and now, on Kindle Fire, place inexpensive phone
calls to any number in the world, starting at just 2 cents per minute.
As an added benefit, the textPlus app offers auto-syncing across all devices
so messages and calls are updated on whichever device, tablet or smartphone is
in use; and all texts and calls are free to other textPlus users.
"We're thrilled to be launching the next iteration of textPlus for Kindle Fire
that truly turns Kindle Fire into a phone, making it easier and more
convenient for our users to stay connected in non-traditional ways," said
Scott Lahman, Co-Founder and CEO of textPlus.
textPlus provides users a free phone number, unlimited free texting in the US
and Canada, free texting and calling to 60 million other textPlus users and
inexpensive domestic and international calling. Service is available over
WiFi and 3G/4G and on Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple and Android smartphones and
textPlus is currently being featured on the Amazon Appstore and is available
to download for free here.
textPlus is the world's leading WiFi Carrier offering a downloadable
alternative to expensive mobile plans. We offer unparalleled choice, savings
and reliability to consumers globally for a better phone experience. Our open
network connects millions of people worldwide through a chart-leading app
available for iOS, Android, Windows, Nokia smartphones, tablets and other
connected devices like iPod touch and Kindle Fire. Established in 2008,
textPlus is headquartered in Marina del Rey and backed by leading investors
Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures and The
Learn more at www.textplus.com.
Contact: textPlus, Suzy Tai, 815-861-3188, PR@textPlusteam.com
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