Ziggo tests VoIP app for fixed line over mobile

Tuesday 8 April 2014 | 09:23 CET | News
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has started a service where customers can use their fixed-line subscriptions to make calls over their smartphones and tablets. The Ziggo Bapp app is available for Apple and Android devices from 8 April and works over Wi-Fi and mobile networks. During a two-month testing period, Ziggo will invite up to 3,000 customers over email to provide feedback to help improve the app. Customers will be able to remain available on their fixed number, even when abroad, and make calls to fixed and mobile numbers from the subscription, with automatic handover between Wi-Fi and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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