imo.im, the instant messaging communication platform connecting users to popular messaging services such as Google Talk, Facebook and Skype, recently announced a new free voice calling functionality, available for users of Android (News - Alert) and iOS devices.
Leveraging the latest app from imo.im, users will now be able to make voice calls to their contacts via Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G Internet connections. As a free voice calling app, the new offering has been designed to do away with associated cost of mobile minutes without compromising on the quality of the connection.
Furthermore, the new app does not need data usage even when connected to Wi-Fi.
“At imo.im, our mission has always been to provide one place for family and friends to stay connected and maintain their close relationships no matter where they are located,” said Ralph Harik, CEO at imo.im. “The availability of free voice calling for iPhone users is a critical development for users looking to keep those valuable lines of communication open while saving on their mobile costs.”
By providing free voice calling functionality for iOS users, the communications platform effectively builds on its impressive list of features. In addition to Android users, iOS users will be able to access the free voice calling functionality.
iPhone (News - Alert) devices running iOS version 3.1 or higher will now support voice calls and allow their users to connect with leading top instant messaging services such as Facebook, Google (News - Alert) Talk and Skype through the simple process of downloading the update via the Apple App Store.
imo.im is a major instant messaging client supporting more than four million mobile downloads. The communications platform is used by more than 700,000 users who deliver 50 million messages on average per day.
Users of imo.im can conduct private chat conversations as well as group chats, share multimedia files and send voice IMs, and can conduct quick chat history searches.
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Edited by Braden Becker