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Jott Messenger is a free over-the-top messaging application for iOS and Android that quickly connects friends from school, work and Instagram. By becoming a verified member of a school network Jott users can instantly chat with each other without sharing contact information. In addition to regular messaging features Jott’s iOS app includes AirChat™, a proprietary technology that lets nearby users chat even without cellular or internet service by creating an offline mesh network. Also check out their new app called Mappen.
CNN Money: Teens are downloading Jott like crazy
A white-hot new app for instant messaging, Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs after just three months on the market. Read more on CNN Money
TechCrunch: Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers
Jott, a messaging app that works without a data plan or WiFi connection, has caught on among junior high and high school students, according to co-founder Jared Allgood. He says the app more than doubled to half a million active users in March, up from 150,000 active users previous. Read more on Tech Crunch
Inc.com: The Future of Messaging: How to Text Without Data or Wi-Fi
Forget having directions, tickets, or our checkbook with us. Our lives now seem to revolve ensuring that Wi-Fi will be there wherever we may roam so we can open our digital wallets, Google map it, or have our tickets scanned. When there is no Wi-Fi, our biggest fears come to life. Read more on Inc.com
Sending texts with no signal
Jott CEO and Co-founder Jared Allgood explains how the Jott messaging app makes it possible to send texts without a signal.
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