February 19, 2014
TextPlus has announced the arrival of its newest app, GlobePhone: International Calling by textPlus. The freemium iPhone/iPod touch app offers inexpensive international calling, thereby eliminating the need for calling cards and special cellular plans. GlobePhone allows users to make calls to more than 200 countries, starting at $0.02 per minute with no hidden fees, additional connection costs, or contracts. The app works with Wi-Fi, and also 3G/4G. According to Scott Lahman, Co-Founder and CEO of textPlus:
We’re excited to report that with the GlobePhone app, users will pay up to 98% less than standard carrier rates, helping connect family and friends across the world.GlobePhone is a free download in the App Store. Calling credits are available via in-app purchases. See also: Popular Skype Rival Viber Acquired By Rakuten For $900 Million, Apple Posts New Video Showcasing Burberry Runway Show Shot On iPhone 5s, and Apple Records A Huge Quarter With Monster iPhone And iPad Sales.