From the Wires
textPlus Donates 10 Million Free Calling Minutes To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims Stay Connected
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 3, 2012 10:00 AM
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Nov 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Free mobile communications app textPlus has announced a donation of 10 million in-app minutes to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. The minutes can be used to call loved ones across the country for free from Apple and Android smartphones and connected devices including iPod touch, iPad and tablets. textPlus can be used over WiFi even when cell phone service isn't working.
New and existing textPlus users can download the minutes by doing the following:
Minutes will only be used toward calls to non-textPlus users. Calls and text messages to other textPlus users in the US are always free.
"We are all in shock at the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy," said Scott Lahman, Founder and CEO of textPlus. "It's our sincere hope that we can help people affected by this storm get connected with loved ones during this difficult time."
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