textPlus Offers Free Calling to Mexico for Cinco de Mayo

Also Expands Scope of Monthly Calling Subscriptions to Include Mexico

May 05, 2014, 06:00 ET from textPlus

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, textPlus – the downloadable texting and calling service that does everything your mobile phone company does at a fraction of the cost – is offering free calling to landlines and mobile numbers in Mexico today, May 5th. Anyone with the free textPlus app on an iOS, Android or Kindle Fire device can take advantage of this special offer.

Also today, textPlus is expanding the reach of its subscription calling by adding Mexico (in addition to the U.S. and Canada) to the countries users can call via convenient and inexpensive monthly subscriptions. Now anyone can make unlimited calls to Mexico for just $6.99 per month.

"The spirit of Cinco de Mayo is the commemoration of freedom and democracy," said Scott Lahman, Founder and CEO of textPlus. "In that same spirit, textPlus strives to provide consumers with the freedom of choice and value when it comes to communication. We offered free calling to Mexico last year in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and again last February for Dia de la Constitucion. Each time we saw a tremendous response from our 60 million users and we're happy to again be able to give the textPlus family this opportunity to connect and save."

textPlus helps people harness the power of WiFi to untether from expensive mobile plans. Upon downloading the free textPlus app and registering, textPlus users receive a free phone number, unlimited free texting in the U.S. and Canada, free texting and calling to 60 million other textPlus users and highly affordable domestic and international calling to any number. textPlus works over WiFi and 3G/4G on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets and Amazon Kindle Fire.

About textPlus  
textPlus, powered by nextplus, is a leading mobile communications service that does everything your mobile phone company does at a fraction of the cost (or even totally free). We offer unparalleled choice, savings and reliability to consumers globally for a better telecommunications experience. Our open network connects millions of people worldwide through a chart-leading app available for iOS, Android, Windows and Nokia smartphones and devices including iPod touch, tablets and Kindle Fire. textPlus is headquartered in Marina del Rey and backed by leading investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures and The Raine Group. Learn more at www.textplus.com.

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