announces the release of its Vumber Mobile application. Vumber allows iOS device users to place calls through Wi-Fi and add multiple lines to their cell phone, enabling them to separate business calls from personal calls, etc. from a single device.
Vumber App users can place calls over WiFi from their iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, to anywhere in the world, for only $9.95 per month through Vumber. Customers are still required to maintain a carrier plan, but they can limit the amount of minutes on their plan to save money. The app is available for free from the iTunes store
and an app for android phones and tablets will be available by the end of the first quarter.
Major features of the Vumber Mobile app include:
- Turn your iPod into a phone -- Sign up for a free 30 day trial and use your iPod as a phone from any Wi-Fi connection, from any location in the world.
- Multiple Lines -- With Vumber you can add as many numbers as you would like to your account. Once you've done this -- it's as simple as pressing the phone icon to choose which number people see when you call them.
- Easy access to voicemail -- Simply dial 1# from the app for instant access to your voice messages.
- Wi-Fi & 3G calling -- Stop worrying about bad reception and don't waste your cell plan minutes by dialing with your Vumber.
- Visual Speed Dial -- View speed dial contacts in an easy-to-use grid. Add a picture to each one for a quick and intuitive interface.
is a virtual, disposable phone number service that lets subscribers choose an additional phone number that can be linked to any existing phone. This allows customers to make calls while maintaining the privacy of their phone numbers. Vumber is often used by small businesses that need to have separate lines for business and personal calls, but rather than having two cell phones can now have multiple numbers on a single device. Paltalk acquired the company in November 2009.
The Vumber Mobile app will continue to add functionality designed to provide users with a complete mobile communications experience via WiFi networks. The next update will feature SMS functionality, enabling users to text one person or groups of people at a time from any of the virtual numbers stored in their app. Users will also be able to update social network channels like Twitter through the app via SMS.