Truphone Launches 3G Calling and Truphone Instant Messenger for Apple iPad

Aug 05, 2010, 04:30 ET from Truphone

LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ --

What: Truphone, the global mobile operator, today announced the availability of its updated application for the iPad in the Apple iTunes store.



What's new?

  • 3G Calling: Consumers can now place and receive calls over 3G networks. This means that customers have the option to make calls as part of their data package even when out of Wi-Fi range, using their mobile carrier's 3G network. This feature was announced for the iPhone on June 24, 2010.
  • Truphone Instant Messenger: The new updated application includes Truphone's new Instant Messenger. Customers will be able to chat via IM with other Truphone users on the iPhone and iPod as well as contacts on several of the most popular social networking sites, including Facebook, Skype, AIM, GoogleTalk, and MSN - all in one place, without having to open up multiple IM applications.

For more information, visit or find the updated application at iTunes (

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