U.S. Cellular Launches Web to Text Powered by Zipwhip
U.S. Cellular Subscribers Now Have Fast and Easy Access To Text Message from Their Computer
SEATTLE, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Zipwhip, Inc., a global cloud texting provider, today announced the launch of their cloud texting service with Chicago-based mobile operator U.S. Cellular. Under this partnership U.S. Cellular customers will have access to a co-branded version of Zipwhip's web texting portal accessible from the U.S. Cellular website - www.uscellular.com/webtotext. This initial offering is a free service that can be used by all U.S. Cellular customers.
"Cloud texting provides a convenient option for customers to stay connected to family and friends, and is another way we can help our customers simplify and organize their lives," said Jennifer Micek, senior director of the product group for U.S. Cellular.
"We've taken text messaging beyond the mobile phone, and we're excited to help U.S. Cellular make it even more convenient for their customers," said Zipwhip CEO John Lauer. "As we become a multi-device world, it makes sense to give users the convenience of accessing text messaging across multiple devices just like they can with email". Zipwhip technology is a culmination of years of focus on modernizing the text messaging medium paired with an unyielding passion for innovation.
Zipwhip is a global cloud texting provider that enables mobile subscribers to text message from virtually any connected device using their main mobile number. Unlike other messaging applications, Zipwhip is focused on helping mobile carriers modernize the text messaging medium beyond the mobile phone via both the SMS and IP channels. Zipwhip is recognized for its carrier grade cloud texting platform and stylish suite of consumer facing clients, most notably its web and tablet applications. Its technology introduces trailblazing functionality while holding true to the distinct cultural aspects of texting that consumers have grown to love. Zipwhip is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. For more information, visit www.zipwhip.com.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed nationwide network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row and received PC Magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Award. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
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