PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ooma, Inc. (NYSE: OOMA), a leading smart business and home communications platform, today announced that its Talkatone app, a mobile app for consumers that provides free calling and texting over Wi-Fi or a data connection, is launching free picture texting. Talkatone supports Android, iOS and Kindle mobile devices, including both phones and tablets.
Building on its current offering of free SMS for registered users, Talkatone now supports sending and receiving of pictures to and from U.S. cell phones. Talkatone supports Wi-Fi and cellular data connections and, unlike many competitors, Talkatone enables calling and texting to phone numbers outside of the Talkatone network.
“As we continually look for ways to help our customers save, we’re pleased to offer photo messaging to Talkatone users so they can connect with friends and family in and outside of the network for free,” said Eric Stang, CEO of Ooma. “We help millions of users around the world save on their monthly bills using Talkatone.”
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 calling.
About Ooma, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Ooma creates new communications experiences for small businesses and consumers. Its smart platform serves as a communications hub, offering cloud-based telephony and other connected services. Its telephony services combine PureVoice™ HD call quality and innovative features with mobile applications for reliable anytime, anywhere calling. Ooma has been ranked the No. 1 home phone service for overall satisfaction and value for five consecutive years by the leading consumer research publication. Ooma is also partnering with connected device makers to create smarter offices and homes. Ooma is available in stores and online from leading retailers.
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