SOURCE: Nexmo

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March 12, 2014 10:00 ET

Nexmo Partners With Three to Expand Top Quality Delivery of Cloud Communication Services in the UK

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Mar 12, 2014) - Nexmo, the company that enables enterprises and developers to communicate via cloud services simply and seamlessly with any phone globally, today announced that it has partnered with Three, the fastest growing mobile network in the United Kingdom, to further strengthen Nexmo's high quality messaging and delivery capabilities worldwide. 

Nexmo's Cloud-to-Mobile solutions provide easy-to-use Cloud APIs enabling app developers, online providers and enterprises to reach customers and devices globally via innovative mobile text-messaging and Voice experiences.

Nexmo's unique Direct-to-Carrier approach, Adaptive Routing and real-time analytics enable unmatched quality of delivery, end-user experience and control over latency, security and cost. Nexmo also enables fast roll-out of services to any phone in any geography, resulting in global scale with local flavor.

"Nexmo's advanced approach to mobile will enable companies of all sizes to send secure text messages via the Three network," said Lynda Burton, Three Director of Wholesale. "We have made a significant investment in our network and wholesale platforms so we can provide great partnership opportunities to innovative companies such as Nexmo."

Further enhancing the high quality delivery of its cloud communication services and APIs, Nexmo welcomes Three's world-class messaging infrastructure and connectivity capabilities across the UK and Internationally, to its network of over 180 carriers around the world.

"Every day we strive to ensure unsurpassed delivery of our services to any mobile devices around the world," said Nexmo CEO Tony Jamous. "Today's partnership with Three further expands our capability to offer business critical cloud communication solutions for any messaging need."

Extending the Cloud experience to any handset, mobile messaging apps such as Line and Viber use Nexmo for their user acquisition and security; Pingdom uses Nexmo for mission critical notifications for its IT monitoring service; and Airbnb utilizes Nexmo to connect hosts with guests safely and instantly.

Nexmo achieved a staggering run rate of over 2.5 billion Cloud API calls that were placed using the service in 2013. In 2013, Nexmo became the number one enabler of OTT apps. Today, approximately 80 percent of the OTT market now use Nexmo. 

About Nexmo
Since 2011, Nexmo (www.nexmo.com) has extended the cloud experience to handsets around the world, delivering both high quality messaging and voice capabilities to application developers and enterprises worldwide. High volume communication players such as Line, Viber and Airbnb send millions of messages per month using Nexmo's Cloud API. Nexmo is headquartered in San Francisco, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. The company has received investments from NHN Investment in South Korea, Intel Capital in Silicon Valley and US based Sorenson Capital among others.

About Three
Three is a communications company focused on bringing the benefits of the internet to mobile. We offer attractive pricing, all-you-can eat data packages, market-leading devices and a network built for data. Combined, this gives our customers the widest choice of ways to stay connected to the mobile internet.

Our high speed, DC-HSDPA network already covers 86% of the UK population and we will be adding LTE 4G services to the network later this year. HSPA+ technology covers 98% of the UK population.

We started adding 4G to our network in December 2013. We aim to have 4G in 50 cities by the end of 2014 and to cover 98% of the population by the end of 2015.

Today, we have nearly 14,000 sites in our network and plan to add another 3,000 by 2015 to bring improved mobile internet capacity to more people in more places than ever.

Three UK is a member of the HWL group of companies, with investments in mobile operations in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Vietnam.

To find out how we intelligently manage data traffic on our network, please visit www.three.co.uk/trafficsense

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