sipgate Opens Up iPhone to Third-Party VoIP Services

20 octobre 2021 Pierre Perrin-Monlouis

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 4, 2008 – sipgate Inc. (www.sipgate.com) today announces the immediate availability of a free application for the iPhone, which, for the first time allows consumers to natively use any VoIP service which uses the industry standard SIP. Consumers can now use their iPhones to make and receive VoIP calls from their devices over a Wi-Fi Internet connection using a wide variety of VoIP providers. The VoIP-enabling software is available from sipgate’s website www.sipgate.com.

With the sipgate service, users can dial any number without using minutes from a wireless plan. This is particularly useful when calling to or from other countries, as call costs can be as high as $3 per minute. However, when using a VoIP service, costs can be kept as low as $0.01 per minute. sipgate is giving new users 111 free minutes for domestic calls for users to test out VoIP usage on the device*.

Another benefit of sipgate is that consumers can use any domestic or international number provided by their VoIP service on their iPhone. This means that they can make and receive calls from different domestic and international numbers, all on a single device.

Thilo Salmon, CEO of sipgate commented: “We love VoIP and we love the iPhone so we are giving people like us who always wanted VoIP on the iPhone the ability to use any SIP-based VoIP service they want. We are thrilled that Apple is opening up the iPhone and we look forward to taking part in future application development.”

Salmon continued: “As a company we strive to make useful services accessible to everyone. There will be more innovation for businesses and consumers coming from sipgate this year, so keep your eyes open for more news.”

Graphics and screenshots of the service are available at www.sipgate.com/press.html

* charges from third parties for Wi-Fi or VoIP subscriptions may apply

About sipgate, Inc.

sipgate, Inc. is the U.S. based arm of Europe’s largest and most innovative, network-agnostic telephone service. Backed by a proven track record and a cutting-edge R&D team, the company strives to make the most powerful telecom solutions accessible, easy to use and manageable for everyone.

The sipgate service is currently in an invitation-only beta program. Details on future service offerings will be made available at the time as products and services become generally available to consumers and businesses. sipgate, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco, California.

sipgate® is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries used under permission by sipgate Inc.

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