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“This is a perfect solution for people like me who don't use their phones to place or even receive calls often. Myself and many others prefer to communicate without using voice, and should the rare desire or need to place a call present itself then costs are sure to be minimal.”


“This app is fantastic for travelling, and it works in reverse as well, allowing you to call/text from those places to reach your loved ones at home without worrying about the cost.”


“comScore data shows that Pinger apps are among the top 5 non-native apps by installed base and usage metrics”


2011 press

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2011 press releases

  • Pinger Adds Free Voicemail for iOS
    December 21, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Most Popular Free Texting, Picture Messaging, and Calling Service Now Features Voicemail

  • Pinger Brings Free Calling to Germany
    December 14, 2011—San Jose, CA

    First App that Enables Free International SMS and Calling Via Real Phone Numbers

  • Pinger Textfree With Voice Optimized For iOS 5
    November 09, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, today announced an update to its immensely popular Pinger Textfree with Voice app for iOS platforms.

  • Pinger Partners With Operation Gratitude to Support our Military Service Members and their Families
    November 01, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company behind the innovative Textfree apps for iOS and Android that make texting and mobile calling free, today announced its partnership with non-profit Operation Gratitude and a donation pledge of up to $5,000 in recognition of Veterans Day. For every new download of the Pinger Textfree and Pinger Textfree with Voice apps as well as any new user sign up for Pinger Textfree Web between November 1 and Veterans Day on November 11, Pinger will donate $1.00 to Operation Gratitude to support its care package programs.

  • Pinger Establishes EMEA H.Q. in Dublin
    October 26, 2011—Dublin, Ireland

    Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation announced today that Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, is establishing its EMEA Headquarters and a Customer and Technical Support operation in Dublin which will result in the creation of 15 jobs over the next two years.

  • Internet Business to Drive SMS Growth
    October 24, 2011—London, Munich

    Internet companies, online applications and social networks are creating renewed growth in SMS volumes globally, according to mobile interaction service provider tyntec. This growth is based on the increasing integration of SMS into a range of online services, from social networks' messaging systems through to low or free SMS smartphone apps providers such as Pinger.

  • Pinger Grows Management Team With Former Ebay Operations Executive and Game Marketing Guru
    September 21, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, today announced the addition of two new Vice Presidents and two new Directors to the company's executive and management teams.

  • Pinger Transforms Mobile Communication With New Gamification Model
    July 13, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking to real phone numbers free, today introduced its patent-pending symmetry technology to bring the free mobile economy to Europe, where high mobile costs have prevented others from offering free talking and texting.

  • Pinger Textfree Web Unveiled; Allows Anyone to Text Via the Internet
    June 21, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, today announced the debut of Pinger Textfree Web, offering a way for anyone with a web browser to text for free. With Pinger Textfree Web, users choose their own local U.S. phone number and can communicate for free via text message to any U.S. mobile phone as well as to over 18 countries.

  • Pinger's Textfree Extends Market Share with Android, Adds Facebook Integration
    June 15, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company disrupting the mobile space by making texting and talking free, today announced that users of its Textfree for Android app reached parity with iPhone users in just five months, marking a new milestone for the company.

  • Textfree With Voice by Pinger Soars Beyond One Million Voice Minutes a Day
    March 17, 2011—San Jose, CA

    Pinger, the company transforming calling and texting to a free, ad-supported model, today announced that its Textfree with Voice app now handles more than one million minutes of calls every day, after being introduced less than 90 days ago. Ninety percent of these minutes are free to users who complete offers in exchange for voice minutes.

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