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Vonage smartphone app – Past two quarters, GigaOm!

Posted on: July 28, 2009

The Force can have a strong influence on the weak-minded.” Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars.

My opinion of GigaOm tends to ebb and flow; right now it’s pretty ebbed.  Today’s “news” is the “discovery” — bootstrapped off of a Gadgetell post — that Vonage is working on a rolling out a smartphone app/mobile VoIP client to allow its customers to get cheap minutes.

THIS. IS. NOT. NEW.NEWS. For shame!

Vonage has talked about this product for the last two earnings calls, and @Vonage_Voice/Michael Zema — who seems to be strong with the Force, in spite of some of his shilly tweets — was talking about about a Vonage smartphone app/cheap international voice minutes in mid-June, underlining what was said in the two conference call about Vonage working on new products to leverage their existing network.


I suppose it IS a slow news week, especially if you don’t want to write about security issues at Black Hat and DEFCON this week.


2 Responses to "Vonage smartphone app – Past two quarters, GigaOm!"

Okay – that was just FUNNY 😉

[…] (for Vonage) products in the pipeline to leverage its existing customer bases, with plays in the mobile and international markets. Vonage also believes that its new marketing campaign will drive more […]

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