Category: Announcements

WATERLOO, ON — December 4, 2019 — TextNow, the leading mobile app providing free and low-cost phone service, today announced the addition of Mike Grishaver as the company’s VP of Product. Grishaver is responsible for leading the product vision, strategy, and development that supports TextNow’s 15 million monthly active users. Grishaver reports to TextNow’s Founder […]

WATERLOO, Ontario, October 2, 2018 — TextNow, the first ever full-service freemium wireless company, has recently signed a contribution agreement for up to $1 million in funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). This contribution will help support TextNow’s continued growth, including the hiring of engineers to develop […]

WATERLOO, ON, September 20, 2018 — Canadian Business and Maclean’s ranked TextNow on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth.   TextNow made the 2018 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth […]

SAN FRANCISCO, June 06, 2018  — TextNow, the first ever full-service freemium wireless company, today announced the launch of its new Unlimited LTE Data plan. The plan will cost $39.99 per month, making it the most affordable single-line Unlimited LTE Plan on the market. The news comes on the heels of a new study by PeerIQ, a New […]

WATERLOO, Ontario, April 13, 2018  — Driven by its strong growth and vibrant culture, TextNow, the only freemium full service wireless provider, announced that it has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2018. This year marks the third year in a row that TextNow has been awarded this honour by […]

WATERLOO, Ontario, November 24, 2017  — TextNow, the company disrupting the traditional mobile phone carrier model, today announced it has been recognized as one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2018. This is the third year in a row that TextNow has received this honor. The recognition showcases organizations that lead their industries in offering […]

San Francisco – November 15, 2017 – TextNow, one of the most popular low-cost wireless carriers, today announced the launch of its TextNow Family Plan, allowing for current subscribers to add up to ten additional lines, each with their own phone number and TextNow plan. The company also announced upgraded plan options that provide more […]

Waterloo, ON – November 9, 2017 — TextNow, the company disrupting the traditional mobile phone carrier model, was recognized with a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award today for its rapid revenue growth, bold innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. The Fast 50 program honours 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four […]

WATERLOO, Ontario, April 25, 2017  — TextNow, the company disrupting the traditional mobile phone carrier model, today announced it was selected as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2017.  This is the second year in a row that TextNow has received this distinction from Mediacorp Canada Inc.  The award recognizes small and […]

San Francisco – December 13, 2016 – TextNow, the company disrupting the traditional mobile phone carrier model, is expanding its popular wireless offerings to include the new TextNow SIM Card for customers wanting to bring their own devices to the network. This new service allows customers to simply plug in and activate compatible phones, including […]