HOLMDEL, N.J., April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage announced that it will waive per-minute calling charges to Japan and Ecuador from 5:00 p.m. ET today, April 18, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. ET April 24, 2016*. All Vonage residential service customers in the U.S. and Canada calling Japan and Ecuador are eligible.
In addition, anyone using the Vonage Mobile® App is eligible for free calls to both countries during the same time period**. The App is available for iPhone® and Android™ smartphones, and consumers do not need to be Vonage residential service subscribers to use the App.
"During this difficult time, we want to do what we can to help our customers and their families living in both Japan and Ecuador stay in touch," said Joe Redling, Vonage Chief Operating Officer. "Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the recent earthquakes, and we hope this makes it easier for our customers to connect with their loved ones."
*Only per-minute charges for calls terminating to landline or mobile numbers in Japan and Ecuador will be waived from 5:00 p.m. ET April 18, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. ET April 24, 2016. All other fees including taxes, surcharges and monthly recurring charges (MRCs), etc. will continue to apply.
If per-minute calling rates are charged, customers will be credited in a future billing statement.
**Mobile carrier data rates may apply to calls made using the Vonage Mobile app.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers. The Company provides a robust suite of feature-rich business and residential communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use across multiple devices designed to meet the needs of a wide range of customers. Vonage's portfolio of business products covers the full spectrum of business communications needs, serving single-person companies to those with thousands of employees spread over multiple locations. Vonage provides bring-your-own-broadband (BYOB) cloud products and those that offer carrier-grade reliability and Quality of Service (QoS) across BYOB options and the Company's private, national MPLS IP network, as well as integration with industry-leading CRM and business workflow applications. In 2015, the Company was named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as-a-Service, Worldwide and also earned the Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Hosted IP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Services. For more information, visit www.vonage.com.
Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage America Inc.
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