SOURCE: GrandCentral Communications

May 02, 2007 10:00 ET

GrandCentral Unveils Ground-Breaking Application for Mobile

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2007 -- GrandCentral, a next-generation personal communications company, today announced GrandCentral Mobile, the mobile version of the company's One Number for Life™ service. With GrandCentral Mobile, available at, users can now access their GrandCentral account and all the service's core features from any mobile device that has a Web browser.

"I'm a hardcore Blackberry user and have wanted to access my GrandCentral account through my Blackberry from the day we launched our service," said Craig Walker, GrandCentral CEO. "Now anyone with a Blackberry, Treo, Windows Mobile device or any other mobile device with Internet access can view, play and manage their voicemails from their mobile device without having to call their voicemail.

At, users choose a single phone number that ties their telephone numbers (home, work, cell) and services (voicemail, etc.) to a single inbound number. After that, when anyone calls the GrandCentral number, all their telephones ring simultaneously and they can answer from whichever phone is most convenient. Users can control which phones ring, which ring-back tones are played and which voicemail greetings are heard, all based on who is calling. The service is free and works across all phones, regardless of type, network or service provider.

GrandCentral Mobile allows users to access their GrandCentral account from any mobile device that has a Web browser. Within the GC Mobile interface, users can:

--  Play and manage all voicemails (forward, reply, flag, delete, mark as
    spam, block, etc.)
--  View contacts
--  Change main settings (custom voicemails, selective ringing and
--  Set temporary settings (Do not disturb, temporary number)
--  Place calls displaying your GrandCentral number
For those who receive email on their mobile phones, the GC Mobile interface provides "visual voicemail" users can see and browse through; users can also listen to their voicemail if their device plays MP3 files. GrandCentral will also keep users' voicemail status synchronized and saves messages for life so they can easily be searched both online or from a mobile phone.

About GrandCentral

GrandCentral Communications is a next-generation personal communications company that gives consumers unprecedented control over their phone calls by integrating all existing phones and voicemail boxes into one through the GrandCentral number. GrandCentral has developed the most comprehensive feature set available in the market today and works seamlessly across all existing telephone networks, systems and devices. The company is privately held and based in Fremont, CA. For more information on GrandCentral, or to sign up for a free account, go to

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