HOLMDEL, N.J., Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage today announced that it will waive per-minute calling charges to Mexico beginning 5:00 p.m. ET October 23, 2015 until 11:59 p.m. ET October 30, 2015*. All Vonage residential service customers in the U.S. and Canada calling loved ones in Mexico in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Patricia are eligible.
In addition, anyone using the Vonage Mobile® App is eligible for free calls to Mexico during the same time period. The App is available for iPhone® and Android™ smartphones, and consumers do not need to be Vonage home service subscribers to use the App.
"With the impact a hurricane the magnitude of Hurricane Patricia could potentially bring to Mexico, it is a priority for us to ensure that our customers and their families in Mexico can stay in touch and connected," said Joe Redling, Chief Operating Officer, Vonage. "Our thoughts are with all those in the region, and we hope this makes it easier for our customers to connect with their loved ones during this difficult time."
* Only per-minute charges for calls terminating to landline or mobile numbers in Mexico will be waived from 5:00 p.m. October 23, 2015 through 11:59 p.m. October 30, 2015. All other fees including taxes, surcharges and monthly recurring charges (MRCs), etc. will continue to apply. Mobile carrier data rates may apply to calls made using the Vonage Mobile app.
If calling fees are charged, customers will be credited in a future billing statement.
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.