ChatTime: Why having 1 million mobile downloads is just the start – with co-founder Doug Simpson

Why start a competitor to a carrier? Because it drove Doug Simpson and his partners crazy that they couldn’t make an inexpensive, easy and reliable long distance call from a cell phone.

Instead of accepting what was out there they built ChatTime – an app for iPhone that allows you to make very inexpensive international calls anytime and anywhere without relying on Wi-Fi or 3G Data with true carrier-grade quality and reliability.

In this episode, Doug expands on the market they are attacking (you’ll be surprised here – it’s not what you are thinking!), the mechanisms they are using to market this very viral product (customer service, customer service, customer service!) and the challenges they’ve overcome being a globally distributed workforce.


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Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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