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NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Phone.com announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Phone.com Small Business Cloud Phone Service as a recipient of the 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. Created for small businesses, from entrepreneurs and retailers to lawyers and tech startups, the Phone.com Small Business Cloud Phone Service provides all of the benefits of more costly phone systems at a fraction of the price. Designed with the small business person in mind, Phone.com delivers an incredibly flexible voice communications solution for our customer that enthusiastically meshes with the latest Smartphone apps to level the competitive playing field with larger players. "This award demonstrates that our approach of continued innovation, exceptional value, and superior quality is being recognized in the marketplace," said Ari Rabban, CEO of Phone.com. "Our receipt of a Deloitte Fast 500 Technology award for 2014 further validates our... Read More →

Phone.com Ranked One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™ Attributes Record Growth to Stellar Customer Service and Customizable Features, Helping 25,000+ Small Businesses Manage Communications Anytime, Anywhere NEWARK, NJ--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2014) - Phone.com, the leader in cloud communications focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, announced today it was ranked in the top 500 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Phone.com's CEO and co-founder, Ari Rabban, attributes the company's success to Phone.com's feature-rich cloud platform and award-winning customer service trusted by more than 25,000 businesses. "Our platform is a true virtual office communications platform, with more than 40 customizable features that enables our customers to present a professional image and manage their calls, texts, emails, social network, business schedule and connections,... Read More →

NEWARK NJ, August 25, 2014 -- Inc. magazine named Phone.com to its 33rd annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. It is the fourth year in a row that Phone.com received this exclusive honor.  The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, LinkedIn, and Zillow gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000. “It is a great honor to be ranked in the Inc. 5000 along with so many amazing companies,” says Phone.com CEO Ari Rabban.  “Making the list for four straight years is a testament to our dedication and the disruptive nature of our cloud communication service.” The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 -- Phone.com, the leader in cloud communications focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, was named a finalist in the eighth annual Stevie® Awards for Customer Service Department of the Year in the telecommunications category. The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious International Business Awards and the new Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. The final results in which Phone.com will be awarded the Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award will be announced during a gala banquet on Friday, Feb. 21 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Finalists from across the U.S. and several other nations are expected to attend. More than 1,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year's competition, an increase of 36 percent over 2013.  Finalists were determined by the average scores... Read More →

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (JANUARY 27, 2014) — Phone.com announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Phone.com Virtual Office as a recipient of a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.                                      “We are thrilled, once again, to be recognized as the leader in cloud communications,” said Eric Lituchy, CMO at Phone.com.  “We continually push the limits of VoIP technology to provide our customers with the best combination of telephony features at the most affordable prices.” Jeremy Watkin, Director of Customer service added, “Small businesses and entrepreneurs across America love our innovative phone platform and award-winning support.  We are excited to win this award and for the year ahead.” “It gives me great pleasure to recognize Phone.com with a 2014 Product of the Year Award for its commitment to... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J. – Dec. 4, 2013 – Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company its first patent for an innovative process that addresses cost and privacy issues involving conferencing from any phone as well as texting and caller ID management when using mobile devices. Phone.com’s patent offers the conferencing industry a way to greatly improve customer ease of use by offering persistent, direct room dial-in numbers or SMS chat rooms without requiring operators to maintain millions of telephone access numbers. The patented process also provides mobile phone users with a capability called Group SMS that shields the private numbers of their personal devices, exposing only their business phone numbers while they text or make business calls. The company recently introduced a mobile app for iPhones – Phone.com Mobile Office –... Read More →

As BYOD grows, app gives multiple phone numbers, visual voicemail and much more NEWARK, N.J. – Nov. 20, 2013 –Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, today launched a new iOS app – Phone.com Mobile Office -- that gives business people more control over their personal and business communications on their iPhones. The new app offers features for iPhones while underscoring how firmly rooted BYOD has become. The app’s key new feature allows small business owners to manage several telephone numbers on their mobile phones, letting them separate their professional and personal profiles while only carrying a single phone on the go. Maintaining separate phone numbers on a single device means business people need no longer reveal their personal phone numbers to customers, partners or clients. Users can now associate specific numbers with different roles or projects in their professional lives. The Phone.com... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, has received the Best Practice award in the category of customer service by The New York Enterprise Report (NYER). The 2013 NYER Small Business Awards recognized eight outstanding businesses in the New Yorktri-state area. Recipients were selected from dozens of nominations based on their competitive advantages, significant profits and/or long-term value. "In this competitive space, companies need to be creative in how they do business," said Robert Levin, CEO & Publisher of The New York Enterprise Report. "Out of 500,000+ companies, Phone.com used exemplary methods to increase revenues this year. It demonstrates their passion to their industry and clients." Phone.com is led by experienced VoIP industry entrepreneurs. The company provides full-featured cloud based business communications services for small businesses. Phone.com is particularly appealing to multi-location startup companies – typically those with fewer than 10... Read More →

Phone.com gains automated access to, and streamlined provisioning of one of the country’s largest telcom networks RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bandwidth, the leading choice for innovative and scalable voice, 9-1-1 and SMS solutions, today announced that Phone.com has selected Bandwidth to provide voice network services in support of its hosted suite of products. Phone.com is a twenty-first century phone company focused on the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs – providing cost-effective access to all the communications services needed to run their business. With Bandwidth, Phone.com gained ready-access to a nationwide network of local numbers using Service Management APIs to automate their inventory search and activation process. For leading VoIP providers, Bandwidth provides full access to a purpose-built, fully integrated service management system by way of easy-to-use RESTful APIs – empowering customers to replace what would have otherwise been cumbersome, costly and time-consuming processes associated with acquiring and activating new customers. As a result,... Read More →

Newark, NJ, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Phone.com, the cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs, has been named to Inc. Magazine's annual list of the 500 / 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The list represents the most comprehensive look at America's independent entrepreneurs, who are widely acclaimed to be the U.S. economy's most important segment. Phone.com placed No. 1296 on the full list of 5000 companies, at No. 30 on the telecommunications list and No. 39 among New Jersey companies ranked by Inc. The magazine for business entrepreneurs cited Phone.com for growth over the last three years of 314 percent. Phone.com added 23 jobs in the past three years with a total of 39 employees to date. "Being named to Inc.'s Fastest Growing list for the second year in a row is proof that... Read More →

Newark, NJ, Aug. 12, 2013 -- Phone.com, cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs, announced today that it has been chosen as the Best Practice Award finalist by the New York Enterprise Report (NYER) in the Customer Service category out of dozens of qualified applicants. The Best Practice Award finalists were chosen based on their ability to demonstrate the use of a best practice to generate competitive advantages, revenue profits and/or long-term value in one of five categories including Customer Service, Green Business, Leadership, Sales & Marketing and Technology. "Phone.com is all about small business communications needs, giving business owners the ability to be several places at the same time and providing exceptional customer service.  We are very pleased that our commitment came through in the recognition by the New York Enterprise Report," said Ari Rabban, CEO of Phone.com. Phone.com will be officially announced as a finalist at the Small Business Awards Event on... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecommunications companies are rapidly expanding into the world of Web real-time communication (WebRTC). In line with this trend, Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on small to medium-sized businesses, is developing WebRTC solutions to enhance its customers' experience and deliver the most advanced services. Initially, Phone.com is creating prototype applications that place voice and video calls to and from the Google Chrome browser and from Android phones. "We are very excited about being able to deliver WebRTC services to our customers," said Phone.com CEO Ari Rabban. "WebRTC will provide customers with another method of connectivity using their Phone.com accounts. We want to make communications as easy and flexible as possible and are highly anticipating the value of this service for our customers." After WebRTC becomes available for Phone.com customers, the company will start looking into methods of making the platform accessible to developers... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Small Business Week, celebrated throughout the Unites States the week of June 17, 2013, Phone.com will offer a free second phone number promotion for small businesses. Available to new customers for a limited time, the second number - commonly used for toll-free or fax lines - is one of the company's most requested features. "We have been solving small business communications problems for a number of years, and we get to know the needs of every one of our customers. Small Business Week is a great way to give recognition and shine a light on this innovative and hard-working community, one which is fundamental to the economic health of the United States," said Ari Rabban, CEO of Phone.com Small Business Week, an event of national significance, is organized annually by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The 2013 event marks the 50th Presidential proclamation... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com CEO and Co-founder Ari Rabban has been declared a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2013 Award in the New Jersey region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has been in place for 27 years and has expanded globally to recognize company builders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. "It's an honor to be named a finalist for this award," said Rabban. "As an entrepreneur, my vision has been to provide office-communications capabilities that help small businesses work more productively and save money. As a mentor and member of the New Jersey Technology Council, my goal has been to encourage other startups to realize their visions."... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J. – May 20, 2013 - Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on small businesses and entrepreneurs, was named a finalist for the Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award. This is the first year the award has been given. The New Jersey Chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) and The Star-Ledger and NJ.com have partnered to create the first annual Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award to honor New Jersey-based companies that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the state. The award allows area entrepreneurs the chance to be recognized by highlighting their drive, perseverance, business creativity and success stories. The award will be given in three categories separated by 2012 revenue levels. “We are thrilled to be announced a finalist in this award’s first year,” said Phone.com CEO, Ari Rabban. “We understand the hardships entrepreneurs face and because of that, our focus is largely on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses.” Award winners... Read More →

NEWARK, N.J., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on helping small businesses prosper, today announced that it is enhancing local telephone number service availability in Canada and Puerto Rico. These enhancements allow businesses to include SMS and fax in Canada and fax in Puerto Rico as well as expanding pools of available numbers. Organizations can select numbers that are familiar to callers in these regions as well as creating a "local" presence in other geographic areas with calls answered remotely and billed at local rates. Local numbers are available in 120 Canadian cities, including Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, London, Ottawa, Quebec, Sault Saint Marie, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Windsor. In Puerto Rico, numbers are immediately available for San Juan, with pools of numbers for 32 additional cities including Bayamon, Guaynabo, Mayaguez and Ponce coming soon. Adding a phone number is a snap and can be done in seconds through the user-friendly Phone.com portal. Local numbers outside of the U.S. start at $4.88 per month. "We now offer local... Read More →

Move to Poway space reflects increased demand for company's cloud-based services POWAY, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, today announced it has expanded its San Diego-area presence with new offices in Poway. Phone.com now occupies 5,000 square feet of space at 14288 Danielson Street, where 25 employees work in network operations, customer support and developing new services and features. The company expects to add employees at the facility this year to accommodate growth. Founded in 2007, Phone.com is a cloud-based telecommunications company that serves the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, typically those with fewer than 20 lines.  The company provides affordable, feature-rich business communications services that customers initiate, control and customize themselves, and it emphasizes around-the-clock, U.S.-based customer service. With accounts in all 50 states, Phone.com serves more than 25,000 business customers in retail, marketing, health care, real estate,... Read More →