Vonage Launches VoIP Service in Canada

Vonage, the leading provider of broadband phone service, today announced the availability of service in Canada. Canadian residents looking for Vonage’s cost saving flat-rate full-featured phone service can sign-up at www.vonage.ca.

For the first time, Vonage will begin shipping the Motorola VT 1005v device outside the United States. Canadian customers will also be billed in Canadian dollars and will be able to choose local phone numbers. All Vonage customers, in Canada and the US, will receive the same 24/7 assistance from Vonage’s customer care group.

“For several months, Canadian consumers have been requesting the ability to have Canadian telephone numbers so that they can begin saving money and taking advantage of Vonage’s cost-saving, full featured broadband telephony service,” said Jeffrey A. Citron, chairman & CEO of Vonage. “By making our service available to consumers in the Canadian marketplace, just as it has throughout the US, Vonage has once again responded to strong demand for choice.”

Leveraging the power of customers’ existing broadband connections, Vonage sets the standard for the new generation of phone service with the most competitive residential and small business calling plans:

  • $19.99 CAD per month – Residential Basic Plan – 500 minutes of local, toll and long distance calling throughout Canada and the United States.
  • $34.99 CAD per month – Residential Unlimited Local Plan – unlimited local calling plus 500 minutes of Canadian and United States long distance calling.
  • $45.99 CAD per month – Residential Premium Unlimited Plan – unlimited calling throughout Canada and the United States.
  • Services and hardware included for free on any of the above plans:
    • Voicemail
    • Call hunt
    • Call waiting
    • Call transfer
    • Caller ID
    • Caller ID block (*67)
    • Call forwarding
    • International call block
    • Motorola VT1000v device
    • Area code selection
    • Call return (*69)
    • Repeat dialing
    • Web-based account management:
      • Online voicemail retrieval
      • Real-time inbound/outbound call record details
      • Real-time billing activity

    • Great international calling rates:
      • Tel Aviv 4 cents per minute
      • Paris 2 cents per minute
      • Sydney 3 cents per minute
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