SOURCE: Challenger Mobile Group

August 05, 2008 12:50 ET

Challenger Mobile Awarded Prestigious TMC Labs Innovation Award for 2008 by INTERNET TELEPHONY

White-Label Mobile VoIP Platform Recognized for Outstanding Innovation and Significant Contributions to the Telecommunications Industry

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) - Challenger Mobile (www.challengermobilegroup.com), the white-label Mobile VoIP Company with a unique managed service approach to helping mobile operators and service providers enter new markets and reach new audience segments, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named the company and its white-label mVoIP platform as a 2008 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner presented by its publication, INTERNET TELEPHONY.

The TMC Labs Innovation Awards honor products that display highly innovative features and offer significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The award is not granted to best-selling products, but instead to companies who demonstrate ground-breaking contributions to the industry. Highlights of the TMC Labs 2008 Innovation Award recipients will be published in the July and August 2008 issues of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

"Challenger Mobile has demonstrated to the staff of TMC Labs that its pioneering achievements in the field of Mobile VoIP are indeed truly innovative in the IP Communications industry. Challenger's platform offers mobile operators a simple approach and rapid time-to-market for deploying comprehensive mVoIP services which truly qualifies as a significant advancement to the industry," said TMC President Rich Tehrani. "We are proud to reward Challenger Mobile's hard work with a TMC Labs Innovation Award this year."

Challenger Mobile's white-label Mobile VoIP platform helps mobile operators, wireless ISPs and related service providers deliver their own branded Mobile VoIP services to subscribers with a rapid time-to-market and low barriers to entry. Challenger allows subscribers to place calls from their mobile phones over the Internet using a WiFi, 3G or WiMAX connection. In addition to core Internet telephony capabilities, Challenger's platform supports remote mobile handset configuration, call detail record (CDR) support and flexible billing system integration. For customers choosing Challenger's optional hosting service, the platform also includes attractive call termination capabilities and rates.

"I am pleased to accept this prestigious honor on behalf of our dedicated and loyalty team members who have devoted so much of their passion and energy towards making our white-label Mobile VoIP platform an industry leader," said Christina Sundman, Challenger Mobile's CEO. "TMC joins the growing ranks of mobile operators and Internet service providers who have recognized the innovation and value that our solutions bring to carriers and their subscribers."

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. For more information, visit http://www.challengermobilegroup.com.

About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by nearly one million US visitors according to Quantcast* and by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.

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