Telia Mobile has selected Colibria AS to provide Mobile Instant Messaging
(Stockholm/Oslo 26th November 2001) Telia Mobile and Colibria have signed a contract for the delivery of Mobile Instant Messaging and Mobile Chat applications to the Telia Mobile Group. Colibria have been providing these services to one of Telias mobile portals since September and these services will now be made available for the whole Telia Mobile Group (3.837.000 mobile subscribers in the Nordic countries per Sept. 2001). Telia Mobile has been one of the worlds first Mobile Portals to offer an integrated Mobile Instant Messaging solution, which makes it easy and fun for users to send instant messages and talk in chat-rooms seamlessly between PC- and mobile users through Web and WAP and SMS.
With the Mobile Instant Messaging solution from Colibria the users are ableto send single or group messages to their friends from their mobile phonesusing either SMS or WAP, or from their PC. Messages will be delivered as popup messages on the receivers PC or directly to the phone according to the profile set by the receiver. Before sending a message the user can view the status set by his friends (e.g. In Amsterdam or I am Busy). The users will also be able to send messages to most popular external IM systems.
By using the Chat applications, the users can anonymously participate invirtual chat rooms while traveling using SMS or WAP. When using the PC, the person may continue the chat while using a PC and the Internet.
Telia Mobile and its Mobile Portals are internationally recognized as market leading. We find it very exciting to have been part of their launch of Mobile IM and Chat services, and that they based on their experience with us, choose to expand the scope of our relationship, says Oddleif Westby, CEO of Colibria AS.
For more information, please contact:
Anders Teslo, Colibria AS, Chief Business Development Officer, Mob: +47 91590 585
Colibria is a leading Mobile Internet software provider of Mobile Instant Messaging, Chat and Community solutions. All products have SMS, WAP and WEB interface. The company offers long experience with mobile communication both from suppliers and operators in the Scandinavian market. Colibria is working with operators worldwide.
For more information on Colibria please visit: http://www.colibria.com/