Calling a person or a business using a phone number is as old as telephone itself.
Now, there is an app that allows you to call a person or a business directly from your mobile phone, using a name instead of a phone number.
CallmyName, a free name-dialing application that runs on all major phone platforms, makes that possible. After Germany in Europe, the app makes its debut in Singapore, the first country in Asia to have this distinction.
The app works in a simple manner. "The dialer reaches out to millions of businesses and people in seconds, simply by dialing their name which makes it at least 10 times easier than using a phone number, search engine or online directory," said the app maker in a statement. "The patented technology is truly universal as it requires no change to the operator's network or mobile handsets, and is compatible with any network worldwide."
According to the app maker, CallmyName also provides a unique and personal call-name and identity. Businesses can now register their call names that comprise letters, digits, and symbols in any sequence, combination, language or length.
Early registration for the app has started. The service costs S$40 (US$31.8) per month.
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