HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A review of the best, must-have free apps for communicating in Windows 8 by TechNewsWorld has placed Voxofon at the top of the list. Voxofon is a rapidly growing provider of over-the-top (OTT) voice and messaging services. Its app provides a simple way for users to call and text friends and loved ones at little or no cost using their Windows 8 tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. The app features free messaging with Voxofon users, affordable SMS texting to any mobile phone via Voxofon's Bridge Messaging Technology and the ability to make cheap international calls by initiating phone-to-phone calls with any of your contacts.
In the review, "All Things Appy: 5 Best Communication Apps for Windows 8," TechNewsWorld ranks Voxofon number 1 and gives it a 4-star rating.
"Voxofon's Voice-over-Internet-Protocol app lets you text and call. It works by placing the call for you and then ringing your phone to complete the call," said the review. It went on to point out Voxofon's inexpensive rates, "…great prices at 2.6 US cents for voice and 0.9 cents for texts in the U.S. and lower-than Google Voice rates for many overseas cellphones."
Customer enthusiasm about Voxofon's affordability and flexibility are fueling top-line and bottom-line growth. During the first half of 2013, total credits purchased increased 40 percent and profit was up nearly 50 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Meanwhile, downloads have tripled for its apps for international and domestic voice and messaging, and the number of weekly callers increased 136 percent.
"Windows 8 represents a large and growing user base for Voxofon and we are proud to be the top ranked communication app for Windows 8," said President and CEO Alexey Goloshubin. "We worked hard to take advantage of the Windows 8 tile layout, which makes it easy for Voxofon users to quickly view and reply to recent messages, or select a new contact to connect with. We're very pleased these efforts are being recognized."
Voxofon for Windows 8 Features:
- Simple, streamlined user interface that is optimized for Windows 8 tile layout;
- Free messaging and VoIP calling with other Voxofon app users;
- Affordable SMS messages with your friends and family who use regular mobile phones; and
- Ability to make cheap international calls to any phone around the world.
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Voxofon's simple and affordable voice and messaging services enable users to stay connected with friends, family and work associates around the world or across the street. It works with virtually any connected device, including smartphones, feature phones, PCs, tablets and landlines. The Voxofon software is the only solution to offer everything needed to stay in touch no matter what the situation.
Voxofon, a mobile applications provider with a rapidly growing OTT (over-the-top) voice and messaging solution, develops simple, easy-to-use apps (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry) that help people around the world stay connected with friends, loved ones and business associates. Designed to enable both smartphone and feature phone users, Voxofon delivers a cloud-powered platform that makes it easy to have real-time communication with practically anyone in the world. Voxofon is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2008. For more information, please visit www.voxofon.com.
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