Former Constant Contact Board Member brings extensive experience advising growth-stage startups SAN FRANCISCO AND WATERLOO, June 25, 2020 – TextNow, the leading mobile app offering affordable cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, announced today the addition of veteran technology executive Paul Schaut to the Board of Directors. “Paul’s vast experience will be invaluable to TextNow and […]

New Cell Phone Access Survey commissioned by TextNow highlights the cost barriers to owning a cell phone and the importance of democratizing communication SAN FRANCISCO, CA — June 24, 2020 — According to the 2020 Cell Phone Access Survey published today by TextNow, the leading mobile app offering affordable cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, 83% […]

May 8th, 2020 by Madison Holman

“TextNow says its users spent more than 450 million minutes talking on the phone in the first full month of shutdown … up 36% more than the previous month … Texts are up too, jumping 35% to almost a billion.”

May 4th, 2020 by Madison Holman

“There are a few reasons you might not want to give out your phone number – while selling things on Craigslist or using dating apps, for example – but you don’t have to. Using free apps such as … TextNow, you can get a free secondary number for calls and texts on your smartphone, tablet […]

April 14th, 2020 by Madison Holman

“Waterloo-based TextNow is offering its free talk and text cellular phone service in Canada for the first time ever to support those impacted amid the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Free Nationwide Talk & Text launches in the U.S. with ad-supported service SAN FRANCISCO, CA — January 28, 2020 — TextNow, the leading mobile app offering affordable cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, today announced Free Nationwide Talk & Text. This first-of-its-kind offering provides unlimited, ad-supported calling and texting in the U.S. with compatible iOS and […]