- fastmobile, the leading multimedia
instant communication company who won the prestigious Best in Show
award at the 3GSM World Congress 2004 in Cannes have announced
several customer deployments as a prelude to their participation in
the 2005 event.
Within Asia they now offer their instant communications
proposition as part of the following propositions:
In China, their partner UP Tech ( http://www.myuu.com.cn
offering service to mobile operators. Included in this offering are
extensive programs for consumer and business customers. The UU
branded handset client and UU Phone offers a combination of mobile
and VOIP communication services. Also included are extensive
successful trials with local carriers and multiple handset vendor
relationships, offering the next generation of devices and
communication possibilities for the Chinese consumer and business
In India with Hutch & Orange, where commercial service has been
available under the brand name of push2talk, since June 2004. Service
is available within Hutch & Orange network footprint, in 13 circles
within India. Service is now available with Yahoo IM as an added
feature of the client, with all new customers receiving 30 days of
free/unlimited service with a new subscription
In Sri Lanka with Dialog - GSM, the largest mobile operator in Sri
Lanka. Dialog - GSM launched commercial service in December 2004,
under the brand name of Push n talk, and is offering 30 days
free/unlimited service to all new subscribers to Push n Talk who
subscribe for service before 31 March 2005.
And in the Korean market, their partner komobile is offering
service to mobile operators in conjunction with Samsung on the CDMA
network and as a pre-packaged offering with Samsung PDA's.
In Europe also they have launched with TIM of Italy and Victorvox
of Germany and several other announcements are in the pipeline.
Their position as innovators with services such as pc based
multimedia instant communications also demonstrates their commitment
to developing the next phase of push-2-talk, into which the world of
IMS applications seamlessly fits. These new services bring the
benefits of push-to technology to mobile consumers such as delivering
internet based content, games, information and corporate data which
will all drive operator revenues.
Kang Lee, CEO of fastmobile, adds: "This is confirmation of our
footprint as leaders in this market, and will make it impossible for
any serious operator not to consider fastmobile for advanced mobile
applications services in this category."
About fastmobile: fastmobile Limited develops advanced messaging
technology products for use on all mobile phone networks in the UK.
Fastmobile Limited is the UK subsidiary of Chicago-based fastmobile,
Inc. The company is backed by private investment and venture capital
from US companies Blue Star Ventures, Leo Capital Holdings and Red
The company employs more than 30 people across offices in America,
the United Kingdom and South Korea. More information on the products
and people at fastmobile is available at http://www.fastmobile.com
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