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Zello Staff
April 21, 2021

10 Must-Know Facts About Zello

You know Zello as your go-to push-to-talk walkie talkie app. With just the push of a button, you can connect instantly to coworkers, family, and friends. But do you really know where Zello came from and where it’s headed? These 10 facts will set you straight!

Zello got its start back in 2007 with the idea of taking push-to-talk communication from the radio to the smartphone. (You can read all about Zello’s inspiring beginnings here). Since then, we’ve grown to over 150 million users, and keep growing at a rate of 1 million users per month and 4,000 new channels added per day! From the United States to Vanuatu, Zello attracts a diverse base of users and is represented in 220 countries around the world. There’s a lot of big-hearted, do-gooders in that user base, especially through the Zello for First Responders program, which has 120,000 users and counting. 

Zello Work, the enterprise version of the app, is commonly used in the world’s most critical frontline industries, such as Construction, Transportation, Hospitality, Retail, Air Transport, Trucking, Logistics, and Manufacturing. From nursing homes to construction sites, customers rely on Zello to foster collaboration and communication. Customers frequently cite ease of use and significant cost savings over radio as their reasons for making the switch. In fact, at least 80% of Zello Work customers cut costs by switching away from radio and PTT carriers to Zello. Zello users get responses faster than on other platforms, fostering communication through the instantaneous nature of live voice. There’s nothing quite like pushing a button and connecting with a network, whether you’re catching up with old friends, dropping off a delivery and need an update from dispatch, or sending out an emergency alert about a workplace hazard.

Read on for more statistics that demonstrate why Zello is the choice of individuals and businesses the world over for reliable, crystal clear push-to-talk technology.

Must Know Facts About Zello