eVoice Launches Free BlackBerry App for Mobile Businesses

New BlackBerry mobile phone app helps mobile workers maintain a professional image while away from the office

Jun 22, 2010, 10:33 ET from eVoice

LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- eVoice® announced today the availability of its new BlackBerry® mobile phone app as a free download.  The BlackBerry app makes it easy for eVoice subscribers to manage business on the go – answering and routing calls professionally, converting voice mails to text, and reinforcing the business-centric image mobile workers need when away from the office.  eVoice, is a brand of technology leader j2 Global Communications, Inc.  (NasdaqGS: JCOM) and is currently available online as a six-month free trial at http://www.evoice.com.  

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The eVoice service makes it possible for mobile professionals to route incoming business calls to multiple phone numbers, including cell, home office, home phone, etc.  eVoice helps solve a dilemma faced by many mobile professionals: "How can I maintain my professional image and availability to my clients and customers when I'm away from the office?"

The BlackBerry app integrates key features currently found in eVoice's web-based application, including:

  • Click to Call/Caller ID: This feature allows eVoice subscribers to maintain a professional image when making business-related calls from the BlackBerry by allowing the user to return calls directly from within the message, while displaying the user's eVoice number as the outgoing Caller ID.
  • Message Search: Saves time by enabling users to quickly locate a specific voicemail by searching on message keywords.
  • Enhanced Dialing: Speed dial allows important business contacts to be reached with one touch directly from within the app, displaying the eVoice phone number as the outgoing Caller ID.

eVoice offers a choice of three plans, starting as low as $12.95/mo and including: choice of toll-free or local number; auto attendant; call routing (forwarding, transfer, screening); enhanced voicemail; voicemail-to-text; customized professional greeting; conference calling; online account administration and call history; custom hold music; and more.

"BlackBerry smart phones have been benchmarks for excellence in business communications for some time," said Mark Meyers, director, voice services for j2 Global Communications, Inc.  "With features such as Click to Call and Enhanced Dialing, our new BlackBerry app makes it easier for eVoice subscribers to project a professional image while doing business from a BlackBerry mobile phone."

eVoice is a registered trademark of j2 Global Communications, Inc.

About j2 Global Communications

Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. With offices in eight cities worldwide, j2 Global's network spans more than 3,600 cities in 48 countries on six continents. The Company's websites appear in numerous languages, including Dutch, French, German, Spanish English and more. Payments are accepted in currencies that include the U.S. Dollar, British Pound, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar and more. j2 Global provides live sales and customer service support in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Dutch, German, French, Cantonese and more. j2 Global markets its services principally under the brands eFax®, eFax Corporate®, Onebox®, eVoice® and Electric Mail®. As of December 31, 2009, j2 Global had achieved 14 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth and eight consecutive fiscal years of positive and growing operating earnings. For more information about j2 Global, please visit www.j2global.com.

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