Vonage is a voice over IP (VoIP) network company that provides telephone service over broadband.
Vonage was founded by Jeff Pulver as Min-X.com in New York. Vonage went public in 2006. The IPO was clumsily handled with respects to the company’s original (pre-IPO) investors and resulted in a class-action lawsuit.
Vonage’s name is a play on its moto, “Voice-Over-Net-AGE.”
Originally the company offered its subscription surface in the United States only, then expanded to Canada in 2004, and the U.K. in 2005.
Today Vonage has 2.4 million subscribers, has 1,250 employees, and had $829 million in revenue in 2013.