Lingo beat all others in cost
on U.S. and international calls, and was recognized
for its high quality of service, easy-to-use online
account manager and quick tech support.
McLean, VA – October 30, 2007 – When
Wired magazine tested and
compared eight VoIP services for their Winter 2008 Test
issue, Lingo (www.lingo.com), a subsidiary of Primus
Telecommunications Group, Incorporated, emerged as "Editors'
Pick" for its cost, features and
quality. Lingo was tested and compared with Packet8,
AT&T, Comcast, SIPphone, Skype, Verizon, and Vonage
– and beat them all.
"We are delighted to be chosen as 'Editors' Pick'
among VoIP service providers by a respected magazine
such as Wired," said Srinath Narayan, Vice President
of Consumer Markets for Lingo. "Their selection of Lingo
validates what we always knew we offered – a product
with a wide range of features, high quality, and a very
Highest quality at the lowest cost
Lingo provides customers with superb sound quality at
the most affordable prices. The popular "Chatter Box"
plan provides unlimited calling within the U.S. and
to 22 other countries. It also includes the most requested
calling features, such as Voicemail, Call Waiting, Call
Forwarding, Return Call, Caller ID with name, 411 and
911 dialing, and more, all for just $21.95 per month
with the 1st, 12th and 18th months free. Users can manage
their accounts through what Wired editors describe as
a "tidy online account manager." A unique offering from
Lingo is its optional mobile service called "Unwired"
which the Wired editors confirm "lets you save big bucks
when making international calls on your cell phone."
"Make the Switch" Promotion
For VoIP users who currently have a VoIP service other
than Lingo, the "Make the Switch" promotion gives them
free equipment, free shipping, and free activation when
they switch from their current provider to Lingo. Full
details are available at www.lingo.com.
Owned by Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated
[OTCBB: PRTL], a leading global telecommunications company
with approximately $1 billion in annual revenue, Lingo
is one of the most affordable, reliable, and stable
consumer and small business Voice Over IP (VoIP) phone
services provider in the U.S. Lingo offers local and
long distance calling anywhere in the U.S., to Canada
and a growing number of countries around the world.
To place and receive calls, Lingo customers only need
a broadband Internet connection, a regular phone, and
a Lingo Box, which is provided free of charge at the
initiation of service. More than 20 calling features
and numerous plans are offered, starting at $7.95/month
for consumers and $39.95/month for small businesses.
Lingo customers save as much as 50 percent over traditional
and bundled phone and cable company offerings for local
and long distance calling services in the U.S.
For more information about Lingo or Primus Telecommunications
Group, Incorporated, contact Kate Russell at (301) 230-0045,