Our COVID-19 Plan of Action

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From the desk of Alex Gizis, CEO, Connectify Inc.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded, our families, our communities, and way of life have all been upended. Despite the relentless and often distressing flow of news coverage, we’ve been uplifted by stories and accounts of first responders and healthcare workers on the front lines of this crisis.

Their tremendous sacrifices have inspired us, among many others to ask of ourselves “How can we help?”

Like other services that enable or enhance remote work, Speedify has seen a major uptick in new users and usage. Our channel bonding technology has already empowered hundreds of thousands of people across the globe to continue working, learning, and communicating whether it be on Zoom, Slack, Skype, Meet, FaceTime, or Google Classroom. But, as this situation has evolved we’ve been reflecting as a company on how we can continue to make a real and lasting impact and be as helpful as we possibly can.

At Connectify Inc. our mission has always been “Better Internet, for Everyone” and today we renew that commitment by taking the following steps to improve functionality, expand coverage, and reduce costs for those in need, effective immediately.


INTRODUCING SPEEDIFY 9.6

  • We completely reshuffled our roadmap to prioritize the development of features that we think can make a real difference during this global crisis, and after a marathon of late-night development, today we're rolling out the latest version of Speedify. Version 9.6 includes an all-new “Streaming Mode” which is optimized to improve video calls and will be made available to all users free of charge. It intelligently detects voice and video streams, prioritizes them above other traffic, and uses bonding and redundancy to combine Wi-Fi and LTE for the best possible call quality.

IN ADDITION:

  • All yearly and multi-year Speedify subscriptions are now 50% off
    In order to ease the pain of transitioning from workplaces and classrooms to remote settings, we’re cutting prices in half for all yearly and multi-year Speedify subscriptions. Use coupon: CONNECTIFYCARES
  • All new users will receive 2GB 10GB of free monthly data
    For anyone evaluating Speedify or simply unable to pay for it at this time, we are increasing the amount of free monthly data available to new customers using the free tier of our service.

In the face of unprecedented demand, our engineers are working tirelessly to spin up new servers in locations around the globe. We are no strangers to hardship, and I want you to know that Connectify will continue to do everything we can do to keep our customers and communities connected.

In these uncertain times, my message to others is simple:

If you can help, help.

Thank you, and take care of each other.

Alex Gizis
CEO
Connectify Inc