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December 6, 2010

Truphone unveils mobile VoIP service for desktop, laptop users

Users can answer call on either desktop or mobile, and also can connect to all social networks

By CBR Staff Writer

Truphone, a mobile network network provider, has expanded its mobile VoIP service for desktop and laptop users, who can now download the new application from the company’s website.

The new VoIP service will enable desktops and laptops users to stay in touch with the people using voice, instant messenger or SMS text messaging, for free or at low cost, using their device’s internet connection. Tru’s users will be able to transfer their PC calls onto their mobile phones.

The launch of Tru app for desktop comes with Tru’s new calling plans, and is part of the company’s strategy to enable users to stay connected wherever they are.

The Tru App for Desktop is compatible on Windows XP/7 and Vista Mac OS X and all major distributions of Linux operating systems, and is based upon the popular features found within the company’s mobile applications.

The new product offers a single accout for desktop and mobile, and users can now purchase an incoming number for their Tru account so that friends can ring you wherever you are.

Users can now keep in touch with contacts from all their social networks in one place, share documents and files by dragging and dropping directly into the app.

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The launch expands the company’s portfolio of mobile calling applications for the iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Nokia and RIM Blackberry devices, allowing users to continue their conversation whether they are at their PC or on the move.

Tru CEO Geraldine Wilson said their users can now enjoy all the benefits of Tru on their desktops and laptops, as well as their mobile device, so they can stay in touch for free or very low cost, regardless of their location.

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