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TMCNet:  New Inmate Calling Service Significantly Lowers Cost and Helps Families Stay in Touch With Incarcerated Loved Ones

[October 15, 2013]

New Inmate Calling Service Significantly Lowers Cost and Helps Families Stay in Touch With Incarcerated Loved Ones

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct 15, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- Telepigeon, a new telephone calling service for prison inmates and families recently launched, making it more affordable for families to keep in touch with their loved ones. The company's goal is to drastically lower the cost of inmate's phone calls by providing an easy-to-use local number.


"Inmates who stay in contact with family and friends are more likely to do well after being released from prison," said Telepigeon Founder Frederick Hutson. "It's very expensive for inmates to make phone calls and stay in touch with their friends and loved ones. Our Telepigeon services makes it easier on the inmates and their families by drastically reducing the cost of phone calls made by inmates." When users sign up for Telepigeon, they receive an easy to use local number, which automatically forwards calls to their existing phone line. The first 15 minutes each month are free. After that, affordable plans start at less than four dollars. Families can save up to 80 percent compared to traditional prison calling systems.

The advantages of Telepigeon include a fully-automated system, immediate activation and no set-up fees. More information is available at http://www.telepigeon.com Telepigeon is powered by Pigeon.ly, a platform that identifies and indexes information on the nation's incarcerated then transforms it into useful and valuable information that connect inmates and society, benefiting both.

Pigeon.ly also powers Fotopigeon, a photo-printing and sharing service geared toward making photo sharing seamless and affordable through its unique features and application and ultimately keep the incarcerated and their friends and families connected. For more information, visit http://www.fotopigeon.com.

About Telepigeon Powered by Pigeon.ly, Telepigeon's provides low cost phone connections between the disenfranchised and the free world. Telepigeon drastically lowers the cost of inmate's phone calls by providing an easy-to-use local number. Visit http://www.telepigeon.com for more information.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11229564.htm PRWeb.com

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