A New Value in Low-Priced Home Phone Service Launches Today

BasicTalk Now Available Online and at Walmart Stores Nationwide for $9.99 per month, every month

May 14, 2013, 17:29 ET from BasicTalk

HOLMDEL, N.J., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BasicTalk™, a new easy-to-use, low-priced home phone service is now available for purchase at BasicTalk.com, with a complete online sales and service experience. Consumers can also buy BasicTalk at Walmart stores nationwide. Walmart is the exclusive retailer for BasicTalk.

BasicTalk provides extraordinary value in low-cost home phone service at a flat rate of just $9.99 per month, every month (plus taxes and government fees). BasicTalk offers unlimited calling(1) throughout the U.S. with no upfront costs, no contract, no hidden fees, no renewal charges, no cost to keep an existing home phone number and no compromises on quality.

"We learned from multiple pre-market tests that despite increasing cell phone usage, there remains a strong desire for a simple, low-cost, domestic home phone service," said Jo Ann Tizzano, Director of Communications for BasicTalk. "BasicTalk gives consumers everything they need in a high-quality home phone service for one low monthly rate. We are delighted to partner with Walmart to bring this valuable service to consumers nationwide." 

BasicTalk runs over an existing high-speed Internet connection. It is a reliable alternative to other low-cost brands and costly home phone service offered by traditional phone and cable companies, with an average annual savings of $430(2). BasicTalk provides high-quality sound and the basic features that customers need the most: voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and 911 emergency service. And, there's no cost to keep your number.

For more information, please visit www.BasicTalk.com.

About BasicTalk
BasicTalk is a unique brand designed to meet the low-cost calling needs of consumers across the country. To follow BasicTalk on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/BasicTalkPhone. To become a fan on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com/BasicTalk. To find us on YouTube, visit www.youtube.com/BasicTalkPhone. BasicTalk is owned by Vonage Holdings Corp.


Unlimited calling is based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, minutes used and other factors. See BasicTalk's Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service at BasicTalk.com.


Savings claim is based on the average monthly recurring charge for an unlimited U.S. calling with voicemail plan from major phone companies and cable phone service providers. Comparison excludes any promotional pricing, fees, surcharges or taxes and is current as of Q1'13. Assumes a customer already has broadband Internet service from home.


SOURCE BasicTalk