SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its progressive values, CREDO Mobile announced today that calls made from the U.S. to Mexico and Canada will be included in all voice plans at no extra charge starting mid-November. Since its start, CREDO Mobile has donated more than $70M in revenue to fund progressive nonprofits, and this year launched a massive grassroots campaign to defeat 11 of the most extreme Tea Party Republicans in Congress.
"We want to help CREDO customers stay connected to friends and family in Mexico and Canada without worrying about breaking the bank," said Haruko Kurata, VP of Product at CREDO Mobile. "By cutting through the red tape of international calling rates, we're offering our customers a straightforward and affordable way to keep in touch with loved ones in Mexico and Canada."
Rather than requiring customers to discover the new plans and opt in individually as most traditional telecom companies do, CREDO will automatically include the new calling benefit in voice plans for existing customers. New customers will also be able to choose this option for free when they sign up. Customers who make calls from the U.S. to any phone number in Mexico and Canada will simply see the minutes deducted from their existing plan without additional fees or international long distance charges. Standard overage charges will apply once customers have used all of their monthly minutes.
CREDO Mobile is a progressive phone company that makes it easy for its customers to fight for change—and raises millions of dollars for nonprofit groups that do the same. CREDO Mobile has raised more than $70 million for progressive groups, including the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Democracy Now! and Rainforest Action Network.
CREDO Mobile launched CREDO SuperPAC's Take Down the Tea Party Ten campaign to defeat some of the most extreme Republicans in Congress. CREDO SuperPAC has been organizing thousands of volunteers on the ground to make sure voters hold Tea Party Republicans accountable for their radical views and votes. Read more about CREDO SuperPAC's Take Down the Tea Party Ten Campaign here.
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