SOURCE: Challenger Mobile Group

October 30, 2007 07:00 ET

Challenger Mobile Announces Hosted Mobile VoIP

Proven Telephony Platform Combined With Comprehensive Hosting Services Is the Fastest, Safest Path to Market-Ready mVoIP Services

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 30, 2007) - Fall 2007 VON Conference (Booth# 764) -- Challenger Mobile, the white-label Mobile VoIP Company, today announced the availability of its new Hosted Mobile VoIP service. Challenger's turnkey offering enables service providers of all types, wireless carriers, and even new industry entrants to create and deploy their own branded mVoIP service within four weeks.

Challenger's white-label Mobile VoIP platform allows subscribers to place calls from their mobile phones over the Internet, using a WiFi, GPRS or 3G connection. According to Infonetics Research, "Dual-mode Wi-Fi and cellular VoIP phones showed phenomenal growth in 2006 and that growth will continue through 2010 with a compound annual growth rate of 198%." Service providers looking for the quickest path to capitalizing on the rapidly emerging mVoIP market can select the company's hosted service offering and deploy a complete turnkey Mobile VoIP service in four weeks or less.

"The Mobile VoIP phenomenon is growing at an amazing rate, and virtually every carrier and service provider out there is evaluating their options for entering this market quickly with a branded service," said Challenger Mobile CEO Christina Sundman. "Clearly the fastest path to market in any sector is to partner with a proven, turnkey solution provider, and given the explosive growth in the Mobile VoIP market place, our new white-label hosted mVoIP offering will certainly open some doors for the forward-thinking players in the telecom industry."

In addition to the comprehensive telephony features available in Challenger's core mVoIP platform, licensing the company's hosted offering gives service providers access to:

--  Carrier-grade triple redundancy on Internet access facilities,
    redundant call termination, 24x7 network monitoring, 99.99% uptime, and
--  Global call termination at competitive rates
--  Automatic provisioning of mobile handsets upon customer sign-up
--  Optional pre-paid or contract services

Challenger Mobile's new hosted mVoIP services are available effective immediately.

About Challenger Mobile Group

Challenger Mobile is a leading provider of end-to-end white-label Mobile VoIP platforms to wireless operators and the content providers and services companies that serve them. Since 2001, Challenger has been on the forefront of the convergence of Mobile and VoIP technologies, and has created software solutions that enable providers to rapidly enter this emerging market with flexible, scalable systems that offer a low cost of entry, standards-based architecture, and innovative branded service offerings. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Challenger markets its offerings through resellers, OEMs and systems integrators worldwide.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Christina Sundman
    Email Contact
    phone +46 8 50 33 44 00