SOURCE: Mobile Business Challenger MBC AB

February 12, 2007 08:00 ET

Free Internet Calls on Nokia Phones; New Service From Challenger mobile

Nokia Eseries Owners Can Now Make Free Mobile Calls All Over the World With Challenger mobile™, a New Mobile Internet Telephony Service

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 12, 2007 -- Challenger mobile™ (www.challengermobile.com), a pioneering global telecom service, has launched a new offering that makes free mobile internet calls available to people who own a mobile phone that supports internet calls (such as the Nokia Eseries). When signed up for the service customers can make free mobile internet calls whenever they are in a WiFi zone.

The service launched in beta in December 2006, setting in motion Challenger mobile's strategy to bring free internet calls to the mobile telecom market. Since then, customers in more than 100 countries around the world have joined and are using the service.

By signing up and then quickly adjusting their phone settings to enable internet calls, Nokia Eseries owners can easily start making FREE calls. The easy-to-use online account pages also offer great tips and additional help to get started and make the most out of the service.

"Challenger mobile aims to happily surprise the entire mobile phone community by offering free mobile telephony via the internet," says Carl-Johan Grund, Vice President of Mobile Business Challenger (the company that offers the service).

"The ability to make free mobile calls whenever in a WiFi zone is attractive to anyone who uses a mobile phone in their personal and professional life. The availability of wireless internet in offices for example, means businesses around the world can instantly experience more real-time efficiency while also dramatically improving returns on their investments in technology and telecommunications," Grund concludes.

The company is expected to continue to launch its service on other new mobile phones that hit the market supporting internet calls. Anyone who is interested in the service, can visit www.challengermobile.com and sign up in a few easy steps. Or, simply register interest in the service and thereby get instant notification of all company and service news.

By bringing its service to mobile phone users around the world Challenger mobile™ is building a presence in the global telecom market.

About Challenger mobile™

Challenger mobile™ is a pioneering telecom service offered by the Swedish company Mobile Business Challenger MBC AB, presenting free internet mobile calls. Mobile Business Challenger MBC AB also offers callback applications through its One4000® service and complete end-to-end IP telephony platforms. With users registered in over 130 countries around the world, Mobile Business Challenger MBC AB generates revenues through its premium offerings such as making and receiving calls to and from PCs, landlines, mobiles and BlackBerry devices. Visit www.challengermobile.com for more information about the Challenger mobile™ offering.

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Technical complications that may arise could prevent the prompt implementation of any strategically significant plan(s) outlined above. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:

    Carl-Johan Grund
    Vice President
    Mobile Business Challenger MBC AB
    +46 707302475
    Email Contact