From the Wires
Vonage Enters into Relationship with AARP
Provides Unique Offer to AARP Members
Nov. 13, 2012 08:02 AM
HOLMDEL, N.J., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communication services connecting individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced a new relationship with AARP. Vonage is offering AARP members a unique discount offer on its home phone service.
"This relationship marks a significant milestone in Vonage's focus on broadening our business through mutually beneficial relationships," said Barbara Goodstein, Chief Marketing Officer of Vonage. "We are providing a valuable service that offers great savings to AARP members."
Vonage will provide AARP's more than 37 million members with a unique discount offer on Vonage home phone service, including international long distance calling. AARP members will be able to use the service whether they live in the U.S. or abroad.
"AARP's relationship with Vonage demonstrates our commitment to providing members with products and services of value," said Angela Jones, Senior Vice President Lifestyles and Business Development, AARP Services Inc., AARP's wholly owned for-profit subsidiary. "We know it's important to our members to stay connected with family and friends, no matter where they live. The Vonage service will help them do that for less."
AARP members can access the offer at www.vonage.com/AARP.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide. Our technology serves approximately 2.4 million subscribers. We provide feature-rich, affordable communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use for both landline and mobile phones. Our Vonage World plan offers unlimited calling to more than 60 countries with popular features like call waiting, call forwarding and visual voicemail —for one low monthly rate. Our Vonage Mobile app is a free downloadable app for iPhone® and Android™ that lets users talk and text worldwide for free with anyone else who uses the app. Vonage's service is sold on the web and through regional and national retailers including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Kmart and Sears, and is available to customers in the U.S. (www.vonage.com), Canada (www.vonage.ca) and the United Kingdom (www.vonage.co.uk).
Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc.
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AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. The organization produces AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for Americans 50+ and the world's largest-circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for the 50+ audience; AARP VIVA, a bilingual lifestyle multimedia platform addressing the interests and needs of Hispanic Americans; and national television and radio programming including My Generation and Inside E Street. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at www.aarp.org.
About AARP Services, Inc.
Established in 1999, AARP Services, Inc. is a wholly owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services, Inc. manages provider relationships and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to more than 37 million AARP members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; legal services; and long term care insurance. AARP Services, Inc. also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.