Ooma Extends Functionality and Savings With Ooma Telo Handsets and International Calling Bundle
Palo Alto, CA - Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
Ooma, Inc. today announced two enhancements to its product and services lineup that offer increased functionality, call quality and additional cost savings for consumers. First, the Ooma Telo Handset™ is now available for purchase at any Ooma authorized retail locations and leading online shopping destinations for $49.99. Second, Ooma has created an International Calling Bundle for Premier level customers, offering aggressive savings on international calls.
The Ooma Telo Handset unlocks all the functionality of the Ooma Telo, enabling users to operate all of their favorite Ooma features from the palm of their hand. Each Ooma Telo supports up to four handsets. The new International Calling Bundle, available for Ooma Premier customers, allows Ooma users to place calls to friends and family in over 70 countries and talk up to 500 minutes for the low rate of $4.99 per month or less than a penny per minute.
“Every home is different. By offering new choices in device form factors and options for extending phone conversations around the world, Ooma continues to provide features and functionality that exceed consumer’s expectations in a phone service,” said Rich Buchanan, CMO of Ooma. “The Ooma Telo Handset marks our foray into offering a phone form factor that leverages our technology leadership to further advance the home phone. Our international bundle offers the affordability and flexibility to stay in close contact with friends and family regardless of the miles that separate them.”
Features Included with the Ooma Telo Handset:
DECT 6.0: Superb sound quality, security and range without interfering with Wi-Fi networks or other home electronics.
Online Phonebook: Download personal contacts to the Ooma Telo Handset and also access it online.
Speakerphone: Hands free talking makes it easy to multitask while taking a call.
Caller ID: See who’s calling before you answer.
Call log: View all incoming calls, outgoing calls, numbers and duration of calls.
One-Touch Voicemail access: Screen calls and check messages from anywhere in the house.
Docking station: When docked, the Ooma Telo Handset will recharge for best performance.
Instant Second Line: Make or take a second call on another phone without having to interrupt your first call.
Personal Handset: Personalize your handset with your own number and voicemail box.
Call screening: Screen calls as messages are being left on voicemail.
For a list of countries participating in the International Calling Bundle, visit:
The Ooma Telo and Ooma Telo Handset are available at Ooma authorized resellers including: Best Buy, Datavision, Fry’s Electronics, J&R, Micro Center, and leading online destinations including Amazon, BestBuy.com, Buy.com, Costco.com, Dell.com, JandR.com, NewEgg.com, OfficeDepot.com, PC Mall, Provantage, Shop Harmony, Staples.com, Sears.com, K-Mart.com, Tiger Direct, and Walmart.com.
Pricing and Taxes
Ooma Telo retails for $249.99. Ooma Telo Handset retails for $49.99. Optional Ooma Premier costs $119.99 per year ($9.99/month). Sign up for one year of Ooma Premier and receive a free Ooma Telo Handset (a $49.99 value) or a free number transfer (a $39.99 value).
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