Vonage customers within the United States and Canada can now obtain telephone numbers from the Capital of the Aztec Empire
Edison, NJ, September 16, 2004 - Vonage, the leading provider of broadband phone service, today announced the availability of virtual numbers with Mexico City -based phone numbers.
Vonage`s current and future customers can now select Mexico City -based virtual numbers for $4.99 USD/$7.99 CAD per month. Virtual Phone Numbers are inexpensive secondary numbers that ring to the primary Vonage line. Mexico City -based virtual numbers make it less expensive for friends, relatives and business professionals residing and working in Mexico`s leading cultural and business sector to make calls to the U.S. and Canada. The people they are calling now have numbers local to their calling area.
`For several months, Vonage`s customers have been requesting the ability to have Mexican telephone numbers to communicate with family members, friends and business associates. Once again, Vonage responded to its subscriber`s inquiries as it`s the company`s goal to offer consumers the most choice in calling plans,` said Jeffrey A. Citron, chairman & CEO of Vonage. `Vonage, which is rapidly becoming the touch point of the telecommunications industry, is very pleased to make keeping in contact with friends and loved ones abroad easier and more convenient by offering a local number as a point of contact, no matter where you are in the world.`
Leveraging the power of customers` existing broadband connections, Vonage sets the standard for the new generation of phone service with the most competitive residential and small business calling plans:
o $14.99/month - Residential Basic Plan - 500 minutes of local, toll and long distance calling throughout the United States and Canada.
o $24.99/month - Residential Unlimited Local Plan - unlimited local calling plus 500 minutes of long distance calling throughout the United States and Canada.
o $29.99/month - Residential Premium Unlimited Plan - unlimited calling throughout the United States and Canada.
o $39.99/month - Small Business Basic Plan - 1500 minutes of calling throughout the United States and Canada, including a free dedicated fax line.
o $49.99/month - Small Business Unlimited Plan - unlimited calling throughout the United States and Canada, including a free dedicated fax line.
o Services and hardware included for free on any of the above plans:
· Caller ID
· Call waiting
· Call forwarding
· Call return (*69)
Area code selection
· Caller ID block (*67)
International call block
· Web -based account management
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o Real -time billing activity
o Online voicemail retrieval
o Real -time inbound/outbound call record details
· Great international calling rates:
o Madrid 6 cents per minute
o Buenos Aires 5 cents per minute
o Dominican Republic 10 cents per minute
Vonage is redefining communications by offering consumers and small businesses an affordable alternative to traditional telephone service. The fastest growing telephony company in North America, Vonage`s service area encompasses more than 1900 active rate centers in over 125 North American markets. Vonage is sold directly through www.vonage.com and retail partners such as Amazon.com, RadioShack, Best Buy, Circuit City, Staples and Office Depot. Wholesale partners such as EarthLink, ARMSTRONG®, Advanced Cable Communications and the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities resell the Vonage broadband phone service under their own unique brands. With more than 250,000 lines in service, Vonage continues to add more than 25,000 lines per month to its network. Over 5 million calls per week are made using Vonage, the easy -to -use, feature -rich, flat rate phone service. Vonage is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey. For more information about Vonage`s products and services, please visit www.vonage.com or call 1 -VONAGE -HELP. Vonage®, Vonage Digital VoiceTM, Toll Free PlusSM and Virtual Phone NumberSM are trademarks of Vonage Holdings Corp.