VoIP app Plingm launches in Micronesia
Calling with Plingm instead of a traditional mobile operator will save Micronesians large sums of money, particularly on international calls. Smartphone owners that download Plingm can make free mobile calls to each other and low cost calls to other numbers.
“Mobile VoIP is the future way of making phone calls. With Plingm, the growing number of smartphone users in Micronesia can start making free calls to friends around the world,” said Pandelis Eliopoulos, Plingm co-founder.
How it works
Plingm combines the new and old ways of mobile calling in a unique way. Calls from Plingm to Plingm are connected via Internet (Wi-Fi or 3G) and are always free. With the add-on service Plingm Out, the call can be rerouted from the Internet to a traditional network at a low price, saving up to 90 percent on international calls. Additionally, Plingm supports free calls to Facebook friends and LinkedIn connections.
With an impressive App Store rating of 4.7 out of 5, Plingm combines high sound quality with user-friendliness. Instead of a username, the regular mobile number is used to call and receive calls. Plingm has been Top 1 on the App Store’s social app in 13 countries.
Smartphone use in the Asia-Pacific region
The Asia-Pacific region has the highest mobile penetration in the world, and with smartphone market share steadily rising. Many customers in the area prefer to use a smartphone instead of a computer as their main device for connecting to the Internet.
By Press Release