Palo Alto, CA - Thursday, April 24th, 2008
Today, ooma, Inc., a privately held company dedicated to revolutionizing consumer telephone service, is announcing new retail product and service offerings to better position the company for retail expansion. The ooma™ is a $249 retail hardware bundle containing an ooma Hub™ device and an ooma Scout™ device. The optional service bundle ooma Premier is a $12.95 per month or $99 per year offering of enhanced telephony services.
“We are encouraged by the enthusiastic response and passion we have received from our early customers,” said ooma CEO Andrew Frame. “With our new hardware pricing and service options, we are poised to further scale ooma’s efforts to bring convenience, innovation and cost savings to home telephony.”
The ooma system is designed to provide an improved consumer phone experience by providing free unlimited U.S. domestic calls via a broadband connection. ooma systems are available for sale to consumers nationwide through www.ooma.com and Amazon.com. Previous customers who paid $399 for an ooma Hub device will automatically receive ooma Premier services at no charge.
An ooma system in your home includes the ooma Hub connected to your broadband connection and your primary phone. The ooma Scout device extends the benefits of the ooma system to another phone jack in your home. The ooma Core and ooma Premier bundles represent new ooma retail offerings.
ooma Core – a $249 bundle including an ooma Hub device and an ooma Scout device. Features include:
* No monthly fees
* Unlimited free U.S. domestic phone calls and low cost international calls
* Caller-ID, call-waiting, and voicemail
* Caller-ID blocking and call return
* One-Touch access to messages through the Hub and Scout interfaces
* ooma Lounge web portal with voicemail retrieval and account control
* 60-day trial of ooma Premier services
ooma Premier – an optional enhanced services option for the ooma Core bundle costs $12.95 per month or $99 per year; features include:
* Broadband Answering Machine™ with Real-Time Message Screening
* Instant Second Line™ and Enhanced Call Waiting
* Personal numbers with private voicemail
Ooma (NYSE: OOMA) creates powerful connected experiences for businesses and consumers, delivered from its smart cloud-based SaaS platform. For businesses of all sizes, Ooma provides advanced voice and collaboration features that are flexible and scalable. For consumers, Ooma’s residential phone service provides PureVoice HD voice quality, advanced functionality and integration with mobile devices. Ooma’s innovative smart security solution delivers a range of wireless security sensors that make it easy for anyone to protect their home or business. Learn more at www.ooma.com.