FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DIALPAD LAUNCHES INDUSTRY’S FIRST MAC-TO-PHONE IP TELEPHONY PRODUCT FOR MAC
Macintosh Version of Award-Winning Dialpad World Service Debuts at Macworld
Conference & Expo
Macworld Expo, New York, NY – July 18, 2001 – Dialpad Communications, Inc.,
the market leader in IP telephony, announced today that it has developed
its popular Dialpad World IP telephony service for Mac OS X. Dialpad is the
first Internet telephony company to develop a Mac-to-phone product and it
debuts at Macworld Expo, July 18-20, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center
in New York. Dialpad World enables Dialpad customers to make calls from
their computers to standard telephones around the world for a fraction of
the cost of traditional long distance calls. The first Mac version of
Dialpad will be available for Mac OS X only.
“”””””””There is great demand for our service from Mac users and we’re excited to
offer this new product to the Mac community,”””””””” said Dialpad CEO Brad
Garlinghouse. “”””””””We think Apple’s customer base is a very savvy and
influential segment of the market and we are extremely proud to be the
first company to deliver a Mac-specific Internet-to-Phone VoIP product.””””””””
“”””””””With its incredible power and remarkable ease-of-use, Mac OS X is the
ultimate platform for making the digital lifestyle fun and enjoyable,”””””””” said
Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations.
“”””””””Dialpad is a tremendous IP telephony company and we’re excited about
having their products available for the Mac community.””””””””
Dialpad World offers customers significant savings over traditional long
distance calls. Some examples of the low rates per minute offered through
Dialpad World are:
Canada $ .04
Costa Rica $ .24
Hong Kong $ .05
India $ .49
Mexico $ .12
United Kingdom $.05
The new Mac OS X client and Dialpad World service are available today by
simply registering on Dialpad’s site at www.dialpad.com. Customers can then
select a calling plan and call their friends and family around the world
within minutes. Account management tools enable customers to monitor their
billing in real-time, and check previous months billing records if desired,
or add additional minutes.
About Dialpad Communications, Inc.
Dialpad Communications, Inc. is the leading global provider of Voice over
Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions for carriers, businesses and consumers.
Leveraging its patent-pending Vega technology, Dialpad enables any IP
addressable device to become a phone. Dialpad licenses its platform VoIP
technology to a number of partners to bring high quality, reliable and
low-cost VoIP dial tone directly to the phones that businesses and
consumers use today. Current partners include leading technology companies
such as Cisco Systems, Genuity and Level 3. Investors include Serome
Technology, Inc., CMGI @ Ventures, Sterling Payot, Mokwon Assets Management
Co., LTD and Citizen’s Capital. The company is based in Santa Clara, CA and
can be reached at 408/588-4688 or at www.dialpad.com.
Note: Dialpad Communications will be located at Booth 2049 at Macworld.