Localphone.com Enables WiFi Calls On New Android App

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Award winning international call provider, Localphone, has launched a new version of their Android app featuring a WiFi calling mode.

Localphone’s new Android app is free to download from Google play. The app gives users the option to choose between two calling modes – Local and WiFi/3G mode.

When the app is first launched it will be in WiFi calls mode – calls will be made using the users Internet connection. The app will use WiFi when available and 3G when the user is out of range. All the user will pay to call are Localphone’s low rates - there are no local charges using this calling mode.

Users can tap the call mode button to switch to LOCAL mode and calls will be made using a local number, which connects to their international contact. Users will pay Localphone’s low rates plus their mobile provider’s local rates. These calls are usually included in their free minutes. Download the Localphone Android app.

Other features of the Android app include:

  • Two calling modes so it works wherever the user is – NEW

Users can call abroad using a local number or their WiFi/3G connection. Just tap the calling mode button to switch between the two.

  • Keep in touch by SMS

Send international texts to any number at our low rates.

  • Update contacts on the go

Users can manage their Localphone contacts through their phone and import their existing numbers.

  • Rates at their fingertips

Users can check call and text rates to any number or country.

  • Stay in credit

The real-time account balance is displayed in the app so users know exactly how much credit they have.

The Localphone Android app is available to users in over 40 countries where Localphone has access numbers. Paul Cusack, CEO and founder, commented, ‘We listened to customer feedback and have added in the WiFi calling mode functionality as requested by many of our customers. We’re now working on making the app available in more countries and look forward to announcing updates in the future.’
Download the Localphone Android app today.

Localphone has been awarded Highly Commended for Best Consumer VoIP at the ITSPA Awards 2012. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Sheffield, United Kingdom, Localphone has quickly grown to become one of the world’s leading providers of cheap international calls. With call rates up to 88% cheaper than the competition and perfect call quality it’s no wonder that Localphone is a top consumer choice for international calling.

If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call the press room at +44(0) 114 3190538 or you can email press(at)localphone(dot)com

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