Updated App Provides Free Global App-to-App Calling, Unlimited Free Calling to U.S. and Canada
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- magicJack VocalTec, Ltd (NASDAQ:CALL, news, filings), a leading cloud-based communications company, today unveiled the updated magicJack mobile app - rebranded as magicApp - for free calling on Android devices. The updated magicApp offers free worldwide over-the-top calling and more streamlined account activation as well as a refreshed look and user experience.
magicApp is already in use by almost 7 million users, growth that has been driven largely by word of mouth. The Company will begin its first pro-active digital and social marketing and consumer awareness campaign for magicApp beginning this month.
"Over the last 90 days our app development, design and marketing team has defined a comprehensive roadmap for future feature and service enhancements to the magicApp," said Tim McDonald, COO of magicJack. "This release reflects the first steps in our aggressive strategy to more effectively leverage our valuable mobile platform. Over the coming months we intend to release incremental, value add features enhancing what is already a compelling global service."
In addition to free unlimited local and long distance calling to the U.S. and Canada and free unlimited international calling between any magicJack number globally, magicApp also provides ultra-low cost outbound international calling to mobile phones and landlines from the U.S. magicApp can securely access stored contacts in Android devices for fast and easy dialing over 3G/4G wireless or Wi-Fi connections. Users without a current magicJack account can activate new service via magicApp, while existing magicJack customers are able to use their current number on the app and magicJack devices.
The free magicApp is available for Android and iOS devices and can be downloaded in their respective app stores.
About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.
magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (NASDAQ: CALL), the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in Voice over IP (VoIP) technology and services, is a leading cloud communications company. With its easy-to-use, low cost solution for telecommunications, the Company has sold more than 10 million award-winning magicJack devices, now in its third generation, has millions of downloads of its free calling app, and holds more than 30 technology patents, magicJack is the largest-reaching CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) in the United States in terms of area codes available and number of states in which it is certified.
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