SOURCE: GotVoice, Inc.

May 21, 2007 09:00 ET

GotVoice Goes to Work -- Company Announces Industry's First Cost Effective Voicemail-to-Email Solution for Work and PBX Phone Systems

GotVoice Business Services Bring Increased Productivity to the Workplace

KIRKLAND, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 21, 2007 -- GotVoice, Inc., the voice messaging company, today announced GotVoice Business Services, providing the industry's first cost-effective voicemail-to-email solution for existing work or Private Branch Exchange (PBX) voicemail systems and handsets. Using GotVoice, businesses receive their PBX voicemails as MP3 files in email or at the GotVoice Website -- without having to upgrade or replace their phone system. By making voice messages easy to sort, save, playback and forward, GotVoice helps businesses dramatically enhance productivity and cut costs.

GotVoice provides the only economical voicemail-to-email solution for today's workplace because it works with a company's existing voicemail system. Unlike traditional, IP-capable or hosted/virtual PBX systems, the GotVoice service does not require software upgrades, an IP phone network, implementation expertise or new hardware, such as expensive handsets. This is especially critical for small and medium-sized businesses that cannot afford to invest thousands of dollars into a new phone system or outside IT support.

GotVoice Business Services is priced at under $50 per month for five users. The service can be set up in just a few days by providing GotVoice with a work phone number, voicemail access number and voicemail password. The GotVoice service also supports mobile and home phones, enabling users to manage all their voice messages in one place.

"GotVoice is the only truly affordable voice messaging solution that works with any business phone system in the U.S., even outdated PBX systems," said Curt Blake, CEO of GotVoice, Inc. "By helping businesses manage voicemail like email, GotVoice is bringing a new level of efficiency to the workplace -- especially for small and medium-sized businesses who cannot afford to invest in a new phone system. Using GotVoice, businesses can supercharge their corporate voicemail without breaking the bank."

The GotVoice service works with existing workplace phone systems to provide the following benefits:

--  Quickly see who has called and listen to important messages first.
--  Check voicemail anytime, anywhere -- even when cell phone reception is
--  Save money on long distance or international calls by sending and
    receiving voice messages online.
--  Save mobile phone minutes -- send, receive and create voice messages
    without a phone.
--  Send voice messages silently while in a different time zone -- don't
    wake colleagues back home.
--  Sent a text-to-speech message while in a meeting.
--  Organize and archive important work-related messages for reference at
    a later date.
--  Broadcast a single message to multiple colleagues (i.e. Tomorrow's
    meeting has been moved from headquarters in Seattle to our satellite office
    in Bellevue. Please call me with any questions.)
"Using GotVoice, we're able to access our work and mobile phone voice messages anytime, anywhere -- a benefit that is especially critical in the travel industry where employees and clients are scattered around the world," said Kirk Demeter, CEO of Down Under Answers, a leading travel company specializing in the South Pacific. "Since implementing the GotVoice service, my management team can easily access their messages when traveling overseas or in a remote destination. In addition to improving productivity, the GotVoice service has benefited our bottom line by eliminating expensive roaming charges and international call fees."

To learn more about GotVoice Business Services, please visit

About GotVoice, Inc.

Founded in 2003 by industry veterans with backgrounds from RealNetworks, Microsoft, Starwave, AT&T and Corbis, GotVoice is a pioneer in voice messaging services. Its patent-pending communications platform is a complete solution that bridges the gap between today's vast mix of personal, business and mobile voice messaging systems and the Internet. GotVoice's solutions empower consumers and business professionals to send, receive, create and store voice messages within their email application or the GotVoice Website. Unlike other services, GotVoice makes voice messages accessible anywhere people access email, and is the only solution that works with all major mobile, business and residential carriers. For more information, visit

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