Zipwhip CEO John Lauer.

Frontier inks partnership with Zipwhip for text-enabled business landlines

Businesses using Frontier Communications for their voice calling needs will now be able to send and receive texts with consumers thanks to a new partnership with a Seattle startup. Zipwhip today announced a new deal with Frontier that will add texting capabilities for businesses that want another way to communicate with customers. Zipwhip’s technology allows… Read More


Zipwhip makes iPhone cloud text breakthrough with AT&T

LAS VEGAS — Cloud text messaging company Zipwhip has reached an arrangement with AT&T to capture user text messages coming in at the network level, not just at the device, setting the stage for Seattle startup to open its service to iPhone users for the first time, effectively working around Apple’s restrictions on iOS. The… Read More


‘World’s first text carrier’: Zipwhip debuts cloud-texting for landlines

Seattle-based Zipwhip was the first company to bring cloud-texting to your desktop via your mobile number, and now they’re doing it for business landlines. “This is one of the biggest announcements we’ve made in Zipwhip’s history,” CEO John Lauer told GeekWire. “We will be the world’s first text carrier. That’s a new term because of how unique… Read More


Zipwhip brings texting to Android tablets

Seattle-based Zipwhip — the people who brought you cloud texting on your desktop using your mobile number — today announced that their Zipwhip texting app is available for Android Tablets. Once you download the app, you can tap on the “Z” icon and start texting. Zipwhip on Android lists the history of your text conversations,… Read More