CHICAGO & BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U.S. Cellular and Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) together announced the availability of U.S. Cellular’s new Voice Mail to Text service, powered by Nuance’s fully-automated Dragon Voicemail-to-Text platform. U.S. Cellular’s Voice Mail to Text lets subscribers read their voice messages via text message or email on their mobile phone – any time, any place.
U.S. Cellular’s new fully-automated Voice Mail to Text service was created with today’s mobile consumer in mind – always on the go, but always in demand and connected to friends, family, customers and colleagues. Voice Mail to Text lets users discreetly check their voice mail without the tedious retrieval steps, or having to listen to – and skip – multiple unimportant messages. People can easily respond to voice mail via text or email when calling back isn’t an option. Further, Voice Mail to Text makes searching voice mails incredibly easy. If necessary, Voice Mail to Text also offers the ability to listen to the original audio.
“Our customers are busy and always on the go, and want to stay connected to their friends and family,” said Jennifer Micek, senior director of the product group for U.S. Cellular. “With our new Voice Mail to Text service, our customers can get more done quickly and get back to what’s most important to them.”
“In today’s competitive mobile market, carriers need to offer their subscribers innovative services that deliver tangible, everyday value,” said John Pollard, general manager and vice president, voice to text services, Nuance Mobile. “Dragon Voicemail-to-Text is known for quickly and conveniently making people more responsive, and simply eliminating the need to ever retrieve voice mail. And because it’s powered by Dragon – you always get the message.”
Nuance’s Dragon Voice-to-Text services portfolio features the same core speech technology at the heart of Nuance’s renowned Dragon Mobile apps and Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
U.S. Cellular’s Voice Mail to Text is currently available and free to subscribers as a 30-day trial. The service is $2.99 per month after the 30-day free trial. For more information, visit the Voice Mail to Text page on uscellular.com.
For more information on Nuance’s voice-to-text offerings, visit www.nuance.com.