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Apr 15, 2014, 09:30 ET textPlus Turns Amazon Kindle Fire Into A Phone

textPlus – the world's leading WiFi carrier offering downloadable mobile plans as an alternative to expensive mobile contracts – today adds calling...


Feb 19, 2014, 10:20 ET textPlus Debuts GlobePhone App

textPlus—the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at a fraction of the cost—recently released its newest app, GlobePhone: International...


Feb 12, 2014, 10:35 ET textPlus Offers Free Calling for Valentine's Day

In celebration of Valentine's Day, textPlus – the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at the fraction of a cost – is offering free...


Feb 04, 2014, 10:51 ET Nanea Reeves Hired as textPlus President, Reuniting Former JAMDAT Leadership Team

textPlus—the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at a fraction of the cost—announced today that Nanea Reeves has been hired as its new...


Feb 04, 2014, 10:44 ET textPlus Offers Free Calling to Mexico for Dia de la Constitucion

To celebrate Mexico's Dia de la Constitucion, textPlus--the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at a fraction of the cost--will be...


Dec 19, 2013, 04:52 ET textPlus Offers Holiday Cheer: 60 Million Free Minutes to Customers

In celebration of the holidays, from December 19th to December 26th, textPlus—the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at a fraction of...


Nov 14, 2013, 03:00 ET textPlus Donates Free Calling to the Philippines so Families and Friends Affected Can Stay Connected

textPlus—the mobile app that does everything your carrier does at a fraction of the cost—recently announced that the service is donating free calling ...


Dec 13, 2012, 10:00 ET textPlus Goes Global with International Calling on Android

textPlus, a leading provider of free mobile communications, today announced it's making calling the world simple and inexpensive. Starting now,...


Nov 03, 2012, 10:00 ET textPlus Donates 10 Million Free Calling Minutes To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims Stay Connected

Free mobile communications app textPlus has announced a donation of 10 million in-app minutes to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. The minutes can be...


Oct 16, 2012, 11:00 ET textPlus Secures $18 Million In Funding Led By The Raine Group

textPlus, a leading provider of free mobile communications worldwide, today announced it has raised $18 million in capital led by The Raine Group,...


Apr 04, 2012, 09:00 ET textPlus Expands in Canada with Only Free Texting and Calling Alternative for Android Users

textPlus, already the leading messaging app in Canada, is expanding with the launch of textPlus Free Text and Calls for Android. Starting today,...


Mar 12, 2012, 04:20 ET textPlus Brings Free Texting to Windows Phones

SXSW Interactive - textPlus, the leading provider of mobile social messaging, is bringing free texting to Windows Phones. Starting today, Windows...