SOURCE: GrandCentral Communications

January 09, 2007 09:00 ET

GrandCentral Communications Named by Leading Analyst Firm as One of the Ten Emerging Mobile Players to Watch in 2007

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 9, 2007 -- GrandCentral Communications, Inc. (, a next-generation personal communications company, today announced it is has been named as one of IDC's Ten Emerging Mobile Players To Watch in 2007.

In its annual study "Ten Emerging Mobile Players To Watch in 2007" (IDC #204820, Dec 2006), IDC mobile analysts discussed 10 emerging mobile players that have the potential to make substantial impacts in the larger mobile market. After reviewing numerous companies, IDC analysts identified GrandCentral Communications as one of the top ten emerging companies to make a substantial impact in the larger mobile market.

"We are very happy that GrandCentral has been recognized as a leader and an innovator in the mobile space," said Craig Walker, CEO and co-founder of GrandCentral Communications. "Our goal is to give users unprecedented control over their communications and to be able to access all of our unique features from every device or network. IDC evaluates many companies before it announces their 'Ten to Watch' and we are thrilled that they have recognized the great opportunity of GrandCentral's service and features for the mobile market."

GrandCentral's One Number...for Life™ approach simplifies communications by giving users one number that reaches them at all of their existing phones and consolidates voicemail into one mailbox. Additional features allow mobile users to ListenIn™ on their voicemails, record calls at the touch of a button, and to switch calls from their mobile phones to any of their other phones on the fly.

About GrandCentral

GrandCentral Communications is a next-generation personal communications company that gives consumers unprecedented control over their phone calls by integrating all existing phones and voicemail boxes into one through the GrandCentral number. GrandCentral has developed the most comprehensive feature set available in the market today and works seamlessly across all existing telephone networks, systems and devices. The company is privately held and based in Fremont, CA. For more information on GrandCentral, or to sign up for a free account, go to

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