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Vonage (NYSE: VG) was recently granted its first patent for Nexmo since acquiring the company in June 2016. Vonage now owns 146 U.S. patents, with nearly 200 U.S. patent applications pending, along with many foreign patents and pending applications in jurisdictions worldwide.

Nexmo, the Vonage API platform, enables developers to embed programmable text, chat and voice communications contextually into apps, websites and business systems to help enterprises create deeper engagement with customers.

The newly-issued patent (U.S. Pat. No. 9,485,169) covers Vonage’s proprietary

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