SOURCE: JAJAH Inc.
April 29, 2008 00:40 ET
JAJAH Selected to Provide Yahoo! Premium Voice Service
Strategic Partnership Delivers Unbeatable Voice Capabilities for 97 Million Yahoo! Messenger Users
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - JAJAH, the world's most innovative global
communications company, has been selected by Yahoo! as the outsource
partner for its premium voice service. The "Phone In" and "Phone Out"
service will enable consumers to make high-quality, low-cost PC-to-phone
and phone-to-PC voice calls over the JAJAH network to more than 200
countries using Yahoo! Messenger, the leading instant messenger application
in the United States with nearly 97 million users worldwide (comScore,
The partnership leverages JAJAH's open, next-generation communications
platform to support the existing Yahoo! Messenger voice offering beginning
in the third quarter of this year. Through this collaboration and managed
service offerings, JAJAH will provide Yahoo! Messenger users with an
instant Internet telephony network, merging the best of traditional and IP
"The seamless integration of web and voice interaction is clearly
important to our strategic partner, Yahoo!," said Trevor Healy, JAJAH CEO.
"We are honored to be selected by Yahoo! to meet their voice needs. Through
this relationship, we have the opportunity to extend our innovative global
calling services with an industry leader that can leverage the power of our
platform and network."
"This partnership with JAJAH will help Yahoo! continue to provide a great
communication experience to our millions of Yahoo! Messenger users," said
Sabrina Ellis, vice president of Yahoo! Messenger. "Yahoo! Messenger is one
of the first communication tools consumers see and use when they turn on
their computers, so it is critical that our partner mirror our commitment
to our users, and JAJAH's reliable VoIP network and proven customer- and
carrier-friendly experience make it an ideal solution."
Since 2006, Yahoo! Messenger users have been able to use "Phone In" and
"Phone Out" to make and receive voice calls on their PC to and from
landline and mobile phones. With low rates and premium voice quality,
users can talk for hours and save on their phone bill. This deal means
JAJAH will take over the provision of the telephony infrastructure, payment
processing, and customer care for Yahoo!'s premium voice users who make and
receive voice calls through Yahoo! Messenger.
JAJAH, the world's most innovative communications company, offers flexible,
next-generation telephony solutions for consumers and businesses. JAJAH's
award-winning services make it easier for people to stay in touch using any
device, on any network, anywhere. Leveraging a universal open
telecommunications platform, JAJAH's managed services allow mobile
operators, landline carriers, cable companies, technology companies and
other businesses to adopt its voice solutions with minimal investment and
time to market. The leading global IP telephony company is headquartered in
Mountain View, California. For more information please visit www.jajah.com.