News admin on 21 Oct 2008 01:26 pm
We don’t usually use the blog for fring’s industry news, but this story (and another world first for fring) is just too cool to keep to ourselves or for the hard core industry portals and blogs and we wanted to share it with you too!
fring and leading mobile network operator mobilkom austria today announced the joint launch of a special version of fring’s award winning mobile internet communication (MVoIP) and community service.
This is the first time a leading mobile network operator has integrated an open mobile VoIP communication and mobile internet community into their business, and represents a sea change in traditional mobile carriers and companies such as fring working together. It also provides a glimpse into the future of what fring believes in: a world of truly open mobile communications & community, with loads of choice for you guys, the mobile users. Well done mobilkom austria for sharing this vision!
So, today’s announcement provides a clear statement and answer to all of the media and industry speculation, cynicism and questions regarding the relationship between mobile VoIP and traditional operators. It demonstrates the willingness and ability of MNO’s to embrace mobile internet communication, build it into their future eco systems and provide a new level of rich and compelling mobile internet experience to its users. Read the full press release here.
Finally, we want to say a big hi and welcome to all of the new mobilkom austria A1 fringsters. It’s great to have you join the worldwide fring family.