TextMe Inc. was created in March 2011 with a single vision: Offering rich mobile communication (text, calls and mobile data) for free to anyone in the world.
In 2011, we made it possible to use one application to send free text messages to anyone in your contact list at no cost.
In 2012, TextMe became the first application to offer SMS, rich messaging, voice and video calling on both iOS and Android.
In 2013, we extended our reach to more than 100 countries for voice and SMS so you could talk for free to pretty much anyone in the world.
In 2014, we launched FreeTone, the first application on both iOS and Android to offer completely free SMS and voice calls to any number in the US and Canada. We also created TopTopUp, the first application that lets users send mobile top-up to more than 100 countries for free.
In 2015, we got one step closer to our vision with the launch of TextMe Up, which let our user have multiple phone numbers (say work and personal) and the launch of TextMe on the web.
In 2016, we are rolling out free sponsored mobile data around the world. With our new app Simkarma, anyone in India can earn free mobile internet across all Indian operators.
And we are just getting started....
TextMe Inc. starts operations in San Francisco, CA
TextMe app in the iTunes app store, offering free SMS in the US and Canada
Voted “Best Texting App” by About.com
TextMe 2 offers Free Call in the US and Canada
TextMe 2 expands its international coverage
New version available for Android
New UI and Dropbox integration announced at DBX
First app to offer free SMS in the UK
Available for the Amazon Fire tablet
Free local numbers are also available in France
Native ads live for both iOS and Android versions
Wearable version available for Android Wear
FreeTone app launched on Google Play store
New office in San Francisco, CA
UK presence started
FreeTone available on the iTunes app store
RechargeMe app launched on Google Play store
Android Auto names TextMe among 30 app partners
RechargeMe launched on iTunes app store
RechargeMe takes #1 “New Release” in the UK during Father’s Day
TextMe Inc. awarded “Top Developer” badge by Google Play
TopTopUp brand replaces the app name RechargeMe
Yahoo! showcases TextMe as case study for native ads
TextMeUp launched on both iTunes app store and Google Play
Simkarma launches on Android in India
TextMe Inc. offers data reward with in-app purchases
Data packages can be redeemed using our virtual currency
TextMe Inc. deploys multi number support for FreeTone and TextMe
Major update of our TextMe Kindle app
TextMe Inc. rolls out a new in-app purchase experience
TextMe Inc's customers get free access to millions of Wifi hotspots
Rollout of the Phone Number Lookup feature
Our apps became GDPR compliant
ID document verification to provide phone numbers in more geos
Intro price for Premium subscription
Our apps became CCPA compliant
We began to offer data plans on iOS
We began offering text transcription of voicemails
We began to offer robocall blocker
911 Support in the US
We began to offer new ad mediation support
We launched our new onboarding experience