Onebox Mobile App Brings VoIP Functionality to Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec 06, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) –Onebox(R), a cloud phone service of j2 Global Communications, inc. /quotes/zigman/85324/quotes/nls/jcom JCOM -0.37% , and premium provider of hosted unified communicationservices since 1997, has launched a new version of its popular mobileapplication for Apple devices that enables Onebox customers to makeand receive VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) phone calls via aWiFi connection or a 3G/4G network. now, Onebox customers can stayreliably connected to their business from anywhere in the world –all without using expensive cell phone minutes or worrying aboutdropped phone calls. Onebox is online at .

Essentially, the new Onebox Mobile App transforms an iPhone, iPad oriPod touch into a multi-purpose business communications center withpowerful features, including:

— Phone calls via a WiFi connection or 3G/4G network using VoIP — 24/7 auto attendant to answer and route inbound calls professionally — Multiple extensions for employees, including intercom functionality — Enhanced voice mail service with transcriptions and audio files sent to email or text — Advanced call handling features including call screening

The Onebox app allows users to:

— Reduce their cell phone minutes (and resulting bills) for domestic and international calls — Make high quality calls from an iPhone via WiFi or a 3G/4G network, even in areas with poor or no mobile coverage — use their iPad as a phone, making and taking calls without a mobile phone or calling plan — Give their iPhone a second phone number: a personal number for private calls and a Onebox number for business calls

“Mobility is more than a convenience, it’s a necessity for competing intoday’s anywhere, anytime business environment,” said Mike Pugh, vicepresident marketing for j2 Global. “Apple’s iPhone and iPad have beengame changers for many of our customers. By bringing Onebox’s mostpowerful features — like a business phone number and VoIP calling –to their favorite devices, we’re giving our customers an even greateredge in running their businesses on the move.”

Any Apple Mobile Device becomes a Business-Class Communications Hub

with the launch of VoIP functionality, Onebox extends its alreadyrobust communications feature set — including conference calling,call recording and web sharing — to the mobile environment,transforming an Apple mobile device into a business-classcommunications hub. For example, a Onebox customer in a local LosAngeles coffee shop could present a slide deck proposal to a clientin Miami or London using Onebox’s Web Sharing, while engaging inconversation with the client via VoIP — all from an iPad.

Reduced Dropped Calls Dropped calls, so common with poor cellreception, can lead to frustrated clients and lost business. The newOnebox Mobile App helps solve the problem of dropped calls inenvironments notorious for poor connectivity, such as a subway,train, basement office or a rural home office. since many of theselocations often have good WiFi connections even when 3G/4G networksare unavailable, utilizing the Onebox mobile application can lead toclear, reliable communications in areas with limited cellularcoverage.

new Intercom Feature Saves Money and Minutes A new Intercom featureprovides a simple way for Onebox customers to instantly communicatewith their most important contacts. By assigning extensions toemployees, business contacts, or even family members — Onebox userscan communicate with these contacts via intercom without using any oftheir Onebox or mobile carrier minutes.

The Onebox Mobile App is free to download and can be used immediatelywith a paid Onebox(R) subscription.

about Onebox

Onebox is a brand service and trademark of j2 Global Communications /quotes/zigman/85324/quotes/nls/jcom JCOM -0.37% . Onebox, a unified communications provider for small-to mid-sized businesses, offers a wide selection of local ortoll-free numbers, as well as a host of business-class tools,including Web Sharing, Faxing, and call Recording. Onebox is onlineat .

about j2 Global Communications, inc.

Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, inc. provides outsourced,value-added messaging and communications services to individuals andbusinesses around the world. with offices in eight cities worldwide,j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries onsix continents. The Company’s websites appear in numerous languages,including Dutch, French, German, Spanish, English and more. Paymentsare accepted in currencies that include the U.S. Dollar, BritishPound, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar andmore. j2 Global provides live sales and customer service support inmultiple languages, including English, Spanish, Dutch, German,French, Cantonese and more. j2 Global markets its servicesprincipally under the brands eFax(R), MyFax(R), eFax Corporate(R),Onebox(R), eVoice(R), Campaigner(R), Electric Mail(R), andKeepItSafe(TM). as of December 31, 2010, j2 Global had achieved 15consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more informationabout j2 Global, please visit .

iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple, inc.

Press contact: Bill Threlkeld Senior Manager, Public Relations Twitter: @Onebox Facebook: Onebox

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