Feb 21, 2012
Large Tier 1 Asian Mobile Operator Relies on Infinite Convergence to Power Multimedia Messaging for Apple iPhone Subscribers
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Infinite Convergence (www.infinite-convergence.com), a global provider of messaging technology to mobile operators and enterprises, today announced that its Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC) was chosen by one of Asia’s largest wireless carriers for MMS service for its iPhone subscribers. The carrier has a subscriber base of over 30 million strong and will use Infinite Convergence’s MMSC to provide the messaging capability necessary for Apple iPhone users. The MMS service running on Infinite Convergence MMSC technology is expected to commence this quarter.
Multimedia (text, picture, audio, video, animation, ringtone, application, and more) is an essential part of an operator’s network, supporting the multimedia needs of today’s advanced mobile users and opening new revenue streams for mobile network operators (MNOs). Still an expanding technology, Portio Research forecasts that more than 400 billion MMS messages will be sent in 2012. The Infinite Convergence MMSC provides versatile communications and an advanced multimedia experience to end users. The Convergence MMSC is operational in multiple continents and provides domestic messaging capabilities for some of the largest wireless carriers in the USA. The Infinite Convergence MMSC not only enhances an operator’s multimedia offering, it is specifically engineered to be cost-effective to meet any operator’s needs. The MMSC is extensible to any size operator and supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE technologies.
“Infinite is pleased to provide the multi-media messaging capability in this new geography. Our Tier1 grade products, exceptional feature set and compelling cost structure makes us a natural choice for providers of messaging services globally. We are looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with our new customer.” said Chee Leng Loy, Vice President, Asia Pacific and Middle East for Infinite Convergence.
Features of the Infinite Convergence MMSC include:
- Extensive media transcoding capabilities
- Content filtering and spam controls
- Enabling of new MNO revenue streams including
- Push information services, infotainment, mobile marketing
- Near real-time delivery of information
- Increase MMS uptake by providing the necessary capacity in a cost effective manner
- Designed for efficient volume and high capacity delivery
The Infinite Convergence MMSC is part of the company’s suite of standards compliant, next-generation messaging technologies supporting the needs of advanced and legacy infrastructures. More information about the Infinite Convergence MMSC and other messaging solutions can be found at http://www.infinite-convergence.com/products/.
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About Infinite Convergence
Infinite Convergence (www.infinite-convergence.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited (BSE: 533154, NSE: INFINITE) was formed in 2010 from an alliance between Infinite Computer Solutions and Nokia Siemens Networks (formerly Motorola). Infinite Convergence provides innovative messaging and wireless communication solutions, enterprise mobility suite to mobile operators and enterprises. Currently supporting more than 100 million subscribers globally, Infinite Convergence provides a complete range of scalable SMS, MMS and RCS messaging infrastructure and solutions to Tier 1 and Tier 2 wireless operators. The company’s cloud-based messaging centers add scalability to the rich product feature-set. Headquartered outside Chicago, Infinite Convergence employs over 200 people in the USA and India. For more information, visit www.infinite-convergence.com.
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