Vonage Granted Two New Patents

Jun 03, 2014, 08:30 ET from Vonage Holdings Corp.

HOLMDEL, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communication services connecting people through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced the recent grant of two additional patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

U.S. Pat. No. 8,744,422, "Systems and Methods for Terminating Telephony Communications to Mobile Telephony Devices," issued today, relates to technology that prompts a customer's mobile carrier to activate a call forwarding feature that enables low-cost incoming calls on mobile phones when traveling internationally.  This is Vonage's fourth patent related to this technology and the ReachMe Roaming™ feature launched for the Vonage Mobile® app on April 23.

U.S. Pat. No. 8,731,162, "Systems and Methods for Matching Call Detail Records for the Same Communication Generated by Different Elements of an IP Telephony System," issued May 20, 2014, relates to technology that enhances a VoIP provider's ability to ensure quality-of-service and troubleshoot quality issues. This patented technology enables the provider to recognize when two separate legs of a call, such as an original call and a transfer of that call, are part of the same communication. 

"Vonage continues to develop innovations that enhance the customer experience with VoIP communications, with our latest patents for technologies that intuitively improve the quality of VoIP calls and reduce costs for customers. These patents also increase the value of our patent portfolio, which we continue to build," said Chief Legal Officer, Kurt M. Rogers.  

The company now owns 43 U.S. patents and has more than 225 U.S. patent applications pending, along with numerous foreign patents and pending applications in jurisdictions worldwide.

About Vonage

Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide, with approximately 2.6 million subscriber lines. Vonage provides a robust suite of feature-rich, affordable residential and business communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use for both landline and mobile phones. Vonage's residential service is sold on the web (www.vonage.com) and through telesales and regional and national retailers, and its business service is sold through Vonage Business Solutions (www.vonagebusiness.com) telesales and channel partners.

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc.

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