Jingle Networks Rings In The New Year With A $6.75 Million Funding To Go After Geo Ads

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/1800free411-logo.png" width="200" height="50" /> What's not to like about free directory assistance? Investors are pouring yet another $6.75 million into

Free Phone Calls At IconDial. If Only The Business Model Would Work

<a href="http://www.icondial.com/"><img alt="" /></a>A new service popped up today called <a href="http://www.icondial.com/">IconDial</a>. It's about as simple and straightforward as possible. Go to t

Jingle Networks Launches Voice Ad Network

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/1800free411-logo.png" alt="Jingle Networks Logo" class="shot" /> A few months ago, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2008/05/21/on-the-road-to-an-ipo-jingle-

On the Road to An IPO, Jingle Networks Prepares to Launch A Voice Ad Network.

Jingle Networks has already captured a six percent market share of directory assistance calls with its 1-800-Free411 service. But, with IPO rumors swirling, that might not be a big enough business. Wh

1-800-FREE411 Sells Out Half Its Ad Inventory For the Year, Growth Steadies.

What’s not to love about free 411 calls? Jingle Networks, which operates 1-800-FREE411, says it has sold out its entire inventory of sponsorship ads for 2008. These are ten-second audio spots th

BTW, Live Search 411 Is Taking On GOOG 411

Telephone directory service has gone through a massive upheaval over the past year. Jingle Networks was able to take about 6% of the market and a patent with their Free 411 service. However, what star

Skype To Use Jingle's 411 Service

Skype and Jingle Networks, operator of a free 411 service, are working together – U.S. Skype users will have access to Jingle for 411 calls. Users can also add “Free411USA” to their

Jingle Awarded Patent For Advertising-Supported 411 Calls

Jingle Networks, operator of the free directory assistance service that has been emulated by AT&T, Google and others, was awarded a U.S. Patent “for providing telephone directory assistance

Google Launches Free 411 Service

Google threw a new product called Goog-411 into Google Labs today – a free telephone based information service that could replace toll 411 calls. About 2.6 billion 411 calls are made in the U.S.

1-800-Free-411 Has 6% Market Share of U.S. Mobile 411 Market

Jingle Networks, operator of the 1-800-Free-411 service, just announced that they now control 6% of the U.S. market in 411 calls. This is up from 1.5% a year ago. About 2.6 billion mobile 411 calls ar

AT&T Acquires InFreeDA, Gets Into Free 411 Business

The massive success of Jingle’s 800-Free-411 service, which allows people to get 411 information without the outrageous fees charged by cell phone carriers and other telephone companies (up to $

Jingle Networks Has Now Raised Over $60 million

Like Skype, the main attraction of Jingle Networks is to destroy a fat existing market. Skype gave users a way to bypass costly telephone calls by routing them over the internet for free. Jingle Netwo

Jingle is now 1.5% of 411 Market, raises $26m

Jingle Networks, which runs a free 411 service called 1-800-Free411, has raised $26 million in a Series B financing. The round was led by existing investor Liberty Associated Partners. Also participat

1-800-Free-411: Free Directory Calls

Service: 1-800Free-411 Funding: $400k Series A – First Round Capital, Lead Dog Ventures Location: San Francisco, CA Directory assistance calls are expensive – $1 and higher – and yet