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Announcements

November 15, 2017

TextNow Launches New Wireless Family Plan; Delivers Upgraded Data Plans To All Users

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November 09, 2017

TextNow Named One Of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Companies

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April 25, 2017

TextNow Recognized As One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for Second Year in a Row

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December 13, 2016

Low Cost Carrier Alternative, TextNow, Launches “Bring Your Own Device” to its Service Offerings

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November 16, 2016

TextNow Named One of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500

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September 01, 2016

TextNow Recipient of 2016 Startup Canada Award for High Growth Entrepreneurship in Ontario Region

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July 26, 2016

TextNow Unveils Elastic Calling – Powerful Combination of Advanced Technologies for a Premium Calling Experience

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July 07, 2016

TextNow Welcomes Former BlackBerry Executive Lindsay Gibson as New Chief Operating Officer

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June 16, 2016

Sandvine and TextNow Bring Waterloo Innovation to the US Mobile Market

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April 06, 2016

Canadian Mayoral Delegation Joins TextNow in San Francisco to Launch New Office and Celebrate Recent Company Growth

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March 30, 2016

TextNow Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 30 Small & Medium Employers for 2016

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February 11, 2016

TextNow Adds Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to Device Lineup

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November 17, 2015

TextNow Announces Global Expansion, Adds International Calling To More Than 150 Countries Including Mexico, China and India

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August 11, 2015

TextNow Wireless Welcomes America’s #1 Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S5, to its Device Roster

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April 13, 2015

TextNow Wireless Launches $19 Monthly Unlimited Plans for All and Welcomes the Nexus 5 and the Moto X to its Feature-Rich Offering

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October 19, 2011

Creators of TextNow and PingChat! Receive More Than $1 Million in Seed Funding; Named “Company to Watch” in 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50(TM) Awards

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In the News

October 20, 2017
Healio

“During the surgery, the circulating nurse uses [TextNow] to text a brief update from the surgeon every 2 to 3 hours…Their families are very grateful and they have less anxiety.”

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September 05, 2017
University of Waterloo

“The concept, design and construction of evolv1 has an inspiring mission. As TextNow continues to grow and disrupt the wireless industry it seemed fitting to have our office in a place of inspiration.”

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August 20, 2017
Tom's Guide

“What’s unique aboutTextNow is that all of its plans, even the lowest-cost one, feature unlimited talk and text to the U.S. and Canada.”

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July 02, 2017 The Globe and Mail
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November 16, 2017 TextNow Adds More Data to Plans and New Family Option View Full Article
November 15, 2017 TextNow Lets You Save Up to $15 Per Line With New Family Plan Discounts View Full Article
November 14, 2017 TextNow growing rapidly, but it’s still frozen out of Canada View Full Article
October 23, 2017 Think You Need The Latest And Greatest Mobile Phone? View Full Article
October 20, 2017 Free Texting Service Keeps Patients’ Families Updated During Cancer Surgeries View Full Article
September 11, 2017 How TextNow Wireless Is Helping Students Get Connected View Full Article
September 08, 2017 Need A Phone Or Plan For Your Kid At School? Try TextNow Wireless. View Full Article
September 07, 2017 Back to School Tech: TextNow Helps Students Connect Within Budget and Without Hassle View Full Article
August 21, 2017 Do Employee Referral Bonuses Work? View Full Article
August 20, 2017 What Is TextNow, and Is It Worth It? View Full Article
August 15, 2017 13 CEOs on their vacation habits View Full Article
August 13, 2017 Top 5 Customer Care Changes You Need to Make Right Now View Full Article
August 08, 2017 Stepping Into Smartphones View Full Article
August 07, 2017 People of the Park: Derek Ting, Co-Founder and CEO, TextNow View Full Article
August 01, 2017 570 Morning News View Full Article
July 12, 2017 Think You Need The Latest And Greatest Mobile Phone? View Full Article
July 12, 2017 App Annie’s AppScotch Founders Launch Acquired.io with $2M in Funding View Full Article
July 10, 2017 Canadian cellphone startup has success stateside, but shut out at home View Full Article
July 02, 2017
The Globe and Mail

“The Waterloo, Ont.-based company has since grown to 10 million monthly users, 100 staff and an office in San Francisco, with an eye to becoming bigger still.”

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July 02, 2017 Canadian cellphone startup has success stateside, but shut out at home View Full Article
June 29, 2017 Why the smartest brands are leveraging messaging apps View Full Article
June 23, 2017 New evolv1 building in R+T park to produce more energy than it uses View Full Article
June 22, 2017 10 apps to send text and SMS from your PC View Full Article
June 05, 2017 Seven career building tips for new graduates View Full Article
May 30, 2017 Vector Capital to acquire Waterloo-based Sandvine for $483 million View Full Article
May 14, 2017 Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Get Better Wireless Signal At Home? View Full Article
May 01, 2017 Best Ways to Make Free Internet Phone Calls View Full Article
April 17, 2017 Top 4 inexpensive data-only smartphone plans in the U.S. View Full Article
March 28, 2017 Tech financing helps drive demand for office space in Waterloo Region View Full Article
March 28, 2017 TextNow’s Derek Ting on Competing with Telecom Industry Giants and How Businesses Can Attract Millennial Employees View Full Article
March 28, 2017 10 best free calls apps for Android View Full Article
March 22, 2017 Tips from a “Disruptor” CEO View Full Article
March 16, 2017 From startup to scale-up, the road is paved with free lunches View Full Article
February 08, 2017 RingPlus is dead: Now What? View Full Article
January 27, 2017 How to Use Whatsapp Without a Number View Full Article
January 05, 2017 8 Tech Tips I Learned Traveling Abroad View Full Article
January 04, 2017 Derek Ting – Young Entrepreneur Is Having Fun. TextNow Serving About A Million Customers View Full Article
December 15, 2016 TextNow, Added ‘Bring Your Own Device’ To Their Low Cost Services View Full Article
December 15, 2016 TextNow offers unlimited for $13.99 per month View Full Article
December 15, 2016 TextNow Adds GSM Service on T-Mobile Network and Bring Your Own Phone Option View Full Article
December 14, 2016 FirstNews Briefs: Wells Fargo on Sprint/T-Mobile, TextNow, Google and Chronologics, Apple View Full Article
December 14, 2016 TextNow Wireless Debuts New SIM Card for BYOD View Full Article
December 13, 2016 TextNow’s $13.99 BYOD wireless plans gives Canadians a new U.S. travel option View Full Article
December 13, 2016 TextNow offers unlimited talk, texting for $13.99/month if you activate your own device View Full Article
December 13, 2016 Sprint MVNO TextNow launches SIM for BYOD View Full Article
December 08, 2016 TextNow Launches BYOP, Offers 1 Month Free View Full Article
November 27, 2016 Legit ways to save money on your TV, phone and internet bills View Full Article
November 26, 2016 Top employers offer much more than nice perks View Full Article
November 16, 2016 TextNow Named One of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ View Full Article
November 16, 2016 TextNow Named One of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ View Full Article
November 16, 2016 TextNow Named One of North America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ View Full Article
November 06, 2016 Can Wifi calling save money on cell bill? View Full Article
November 03, 2016 We Built This — TextNow View Full Article
September 30, 2016 TextNow review: A budget friendly cell service with a twist View Full Article
September 29, 2016 Nerds on Call: Smartphone Accessories View Full Article
September 21, 2016 Tech Time: Get more from your smartphone with these essentials View Full Article
September 15, 2016 PROFIT 500 2016: Kitchener-Waterloo’s Fastest-Growing Companies View Full Article
September 08, 2016 There are over 80 cellular providers in the US and they can all save you loads of money View Full Article
September 07, 2016 Best Ways to Make Free Internet Phone Calls View Full Article
July 30, 2016 Has the Apple iPhone peaked? View Full Article
July 30, 2016
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Can Wifi Calling Save Money on Cell Bill? View Full Article
July 27, 2016 TextNow unveils new plans and ‘Elastic Calling’ View Full Article
July 26, 2016 TextNow Adds Data to Plans and Enables Call Handoffs From VoIP to Cellular Voice View Full Article
July 20, 2016 How offices can use instant messaging to truly get more done View Full Article
July 11, 2016 TextNow Providing millions with a better alternative to traditional wireless service. View Full Article
July 08, 2016 Women on the Move – Lindsay Gibson View Full Article
July 07, 2016 Executive Shuffles at BlackBerry, Microsoft, Mobify View Full Article
July 07, 2016 TextNow Recruits Former Blackberry Executive View Full Article
July 07, 2016 BlackBerry VP Lindsay Gibson heads to cloud-based mobile carrier TextNow View Full Article
June 20, 2016 Two Waterloo tech CEOs bump into each other in a hallway in Barcelona View Full Article
June 17, 2016 Sandvine powers TextNow Wireless’ service View Full Article
June 16, 2016 TextNow Partners With Sandvine to Power It’s Wireless Service in the U.S. View Full Article
June 02, 2016 TextNow Raises its U.S. Profile View Full Article
May 30, 2016 Canadian startups look to Silicon Valley for more than investors with deep pockets View Full Article
May 16, 2016 Android could top 2 billion users View Full Article
May 08, 2016 5 can’t-miss apps: TaxiLater, Sochat, TextNow and more View Full Article
May 05, 2016 New mobile carrier TextNow is offering plans starting at under $20 a month View Full Article
May 03, 2016 Who can’t use this Canadian startup’s cheap cellphone plan? View Full Article
April 21, 2016 Free cellphone service is here but few Canadians have signed up View Full Article
April 16, 2016 TextNow’s prospects soar south of border View Full Article
April 06, 2016 TextNow Celebrates Growth with San Francisco Office View Full Article
April 06, 2016 TextNow Opens Office In San Francisco as More North Americans Seek Alternative Phone Plan View Full Article
April 06, 2016 TextNow opens San Francisco office as user growth accelerates View Full Article
March 31, 2016 10 Products to Hack Wireless Service for Speed and Savings View Full Article
March 09, 2016
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TextNow Wants to Fix Canada’s Broken Wireless Industry – But the Big Three Won’t Let Them

“TextNow Wants to Fix Canada’s Broken Wireless Industry – But the Big Three Won’t Let Them”

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January 20, 2016 How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 17 no-contract carriers View Full Article
December 23, 2015 Get the Galaxy S6 for $250 with TextNow View Full Article
December 07, 2015 TextNow alternative phone service for Kindles, tablets and more: CEO Derek Ting View Full Article
November 29, 2015 Top Cyber Monday Deals on HDTVs, Laptops, and Phones View Full Article
November 17, 2015 Sprint MVNO TextNow to launch international calling, will give credits for watching ads and taking offers View Full Article
November 17, 2015 TextNow Launches International Calling To 150 Countries View Full Article
October 12, 2015 How to get text messages for two-factor authentication without a phone number View Full Article
August 19, 2015 Leaving Your Phone Contract Behind with TextNow Wireless View Full Article
August 14, 2015 TEXTNOW Wireless Adds Samsung Galaxy S5 & LG Volt to its Roster and Offers Savings for Students and Families View Full Article
August 13, 2015
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TextNow Review

“It’s almost hard to believe that TextNow offers such value! From its affordable service costs, the discounted phones in its lineup, and the extended use of its app, it’s seriously a comprehensive offering that helps consumers keep connected no matter what.”

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August 12, 2015 TextNow Now Available at Brick-And-Mortar Retailers View Full Article
August 11, 2015 TextNow Wireless – A compelling addition to your back to school shopping list

“It’s almost hard to believe that TextNow offers such value! From its affordable service costs, the discounted phones in its lineup, and the extended use of its app, it’s seriously a comprehensive offering that helps consumers keep connected no matter what.”

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August 11, 2015 TextNow Wireless Starts Accepting Cash Payments View Full Article
August 11, 2015 TextNow Hits Brick-and-Mortar Retail View Full Article
August 11, 2015 TextNow Scores More Smartphones and Payment Locations View Full Article
August 06, 2015
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Get a TextNow Moto G phone for $11.99

What do you need from a smartphone? If your first answer was, “A dirt-cheap price tag,” followed by, “dirt-cheap service,” you’ve come to the right cheapskate…TextNow is offering the refurbished first-gen Motorola Moto G phone for $11.99, plus $9 for shipping.

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August 01, 2015 The 10 Best Prepaid Phone Plans Under $30 View Full Article
July 23, 2015 Get a TextNow Galaxy S4 for $279.99 and service for $19 View Full Article
June 21, 2015 Review – TextNow Wireless Cell Phone and App View Full Article
June 21, 2015 Review – TextNow Wireless Cell Phone and App View Full Article
June 13, 2015 TextNow Wireless offers unlimited calling, texting, and 2G data for $19 per-month View Full Article
June 13, 2015 TextNow Wireless offers unlimited calling, texting, and 2G data for $19 per-month View Full Article
June 08, 2015 Consumer Tech Summer Buying and Gift Guide View Full Article
May 27, 2015 For smartphone shoppers on a budget, TextNow Wireless is a great option View Full Article
May 22, 2015 The Deal Seeker Shops for Grads: Our Exclusive Deals View Full Article
May 19, 2015 The Best Cheap Prepaid Phone Plans You’ve Never Heard Of View Full Article
May 12, 2015 Get a no-contract Motorola Moto G for $13.99 View Full Article
May 07, 2015 TEXTNOW Wireless Launches $19 Monthly Unlimited Plans for All View Full Article
May 01, 2015 MVNO TextNow Upgrades Wi-Fi/Cellular Plans View Full Article
April 30, 2015
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TextNow Wireless launches unlimited plan, Nexus 5 & Moto X

“Mobile provider TextNow Wireless has announced today that all new no-contract plans come included with unlimited talk, text, and 2G data. TextNow is positioning themselves as an attractive alternative to the “big” providers with lengthy commitments.”

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April 30, 2015 Watch Out, Google! TextNow Wireless is Cheaper Project Fi View Full Article
April 30, 2015 TextNow Wireless Intros $19 Unlimited Plan And Now Offers The Nexus 5 And Moto X View Full Article
March 04, 2015 Get a TextNow Wireless Moto G for $14.99 View Full Article
October 22, 2014
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The Best First Smartphone for Your Child

“Sprint-powered TextNow reverse-engineers its phones to rely primarily on Wi-Fi, switching to cell towers only when necessary. That’s how it can offer service plans starting at $18.99, a price that includes unlimited texting, which, let’s face it, is all kids want anyway.”

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September 10, 2014 Sprint MVNO TextNow launches Touch Mobile prepaid brand View Full Article
September 02, 2014 Mobile Carriers Are Trying To Control Your Texting View Full Article
December 13, 2013 You May Now Bring Your Own Device To TextNow View Full Article
August 13, 2013 TextNow launches IP-based mobile phone service starting at $19 per month View Full Article
August 13, 2013 A Mobile Phone Plan Without Minutes View Full Article
August 06, 2013 TextNow Offers Cheap Phones And Cheap Calling And Texting Plans View Full Article
August 06, 2013 No 2G required: TextNow launches the U.S.’s first VoIP-only mobile phone View Full Article
July 09, 2013 TextNow Text Messaging App Now Available For Windows Phone Devices View Full Article
July 09, 2013 TextNow jumps from Android and iOS to Windows Phone. Unlimited text messaging for the US and Canada View Full Article
July 05, 2013 Best Apps For The Surface TextNow View Full Article
June 18, 2013 Enflick Delivers New MiFi Solution for Universal Wireless Connectivity – Without WiFi – at Breakthrough Price View Full Article
June 15, 2013 Free messaging apps can help you stop paying for texts View Full Article
June 13, 2013 TextNow is Morphing Into an All-IP Mobile Operator View Full Article
October 19, 2011 High stakes in Canada’s gaming industry View Full Article
October 19, 2011 Enflick Raises $1M From Freestyle Capital, Menlo Talent Fund, Lady Gaga And Bieber’s Managers View Full Article
October 09, 2011 Creators of TextNow and PingChat! Receive More Than $1 Million in Seed Funding… View Full Article
October 09, 2011 Waterloo’s Enflick raises $1 million in seed funding, also named Company to Watch by Deloitte View Full Article
April 13, 2011 TextNow, Pay Never View Full Article
April 04, 2011 Send Text Messages for Free with TextNow View Full Article
September 10, 2010 TextNow View Full Article
June 15, 2010 TextNow View Full Article
May 03, 2010 TextNow for iPhone View Full Article
May 01, 2010 First Look At TextNow 4 View Full Article
April 08, 2010 TextNow Review View Full Article
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Devices

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TextNow on Android

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TextNow on iOS

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