May 04, 2007 14:25 ET

Call Free From PlayStation 3

JAJAH Brings Free and Low Cost Global Phone Calls to the PlayStation 3 System

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 4, 2007 -- JAJAH, the innovative web-based calling company, has brought its solution to the Sony Computer Entertainment PlayStation 3 system, allowing gamers to initiate free or ultra-low cost global phone calls directly from their game console.

The technology allows users to talk to other gamers around the world on their regular phones. To use JAJAH, you simply register at Registration is free, confidential and fast.

"JAJAH's vision is to bring free and ultra low cost calls to people everywhere," said Roman Scharf, JAJAH co-founder. "Introducing JAJAH to gamers is another way of bringing that vision to life."

Launched only one year ago, JAJAH already has more than 2 million registered users in more than 55 countries.

This is how it works: Users with Internet access enter on their PS3 Internet browser. They will then see an easy-to-use interface, where they enter their own phone number as well as the phone number of the person they are calling. By clicking the "Call" button, JAJAH initiates the call. In seconds, your normal phone (landline or mobile) will ring. At the same time, your friend's phone will ring. You both answer and talk.

JAJAH for gamers works very much like the original JAJAH web-based solution, but it has been optimized for the PlayStation 3 system. Existing JAJAH users who go to will see their JAJAH address book, their account information, and a new game-friendly design and UI.

"JAJAH now brings free or cheap calling into the living room and away from computers," said Scharf. "Initiating a call with JAJAH can now be done while lounging in front of the TV with no need to fire up the computer. This means that the whole family, regardless of interests or technological skills, can make cheap or even free calls from their normal home phone."

A call with JAJAH is free between registered JAJAH users in most countries. In countries where it's not free, the calls are ultra-low cost.


JAJAH, the world's most innovative global communications company, is dedicated to bringing users vastly improved telephony solutions at a fraction of the traditional price. JAJAH enables consumers to make free and low cost telephone calls, locally or globally, dialing from their computers, mobile phones or now game consoles. By combining the best of the Internet with the best of the existing telephony infrastructure, JAJAH removes the barriers to communication and makes it easier for people everywhere to stay in touch. Unconstrained by technology, infrastructure, or geography, JAJAH is positioned to be the first true player in the new world of global communication. Roman Scharf and Daniel Mattes, driven by their vision of global communication without barriers in terms of devices, rates, location or functionality, founded JAJAH in 2005. JAJAH has offices in Mountain View, California and Luxembourg.

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