SOURCE: One Horizon Group, Inc.

One  Horizon Group, Inc.

September 10, 2014 07:30 ET

One Horizon and Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("SingTel") Sign Deal to Deliver Optimized VoIP to Smartphones for Mobile Satellite Users

BAAR, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - One Horizon Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OHGI) ("One Horizon" or the "Company"), which develops and licenses the world's most bandwidth-efficient mobile Voice-over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") platform for smartphones, today announced that it has signed a deal to deliver its optimized VoIP and Messaging over IP smartphone mobile app to Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("SingTel").

SingTel has signed a deal to add the One Horizon mobile VoIP app to their existing One Horizon software platform for mobile satellite services. This upgrade will bring even more innovation to the 'SingTel AIO Connect' service. This mobile VoIP app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google's Play Store. 

'SingTel AIO Connect' is a comprehensive unified communications service for both business users and crew onboard ships. It enables instant messaging, email, Internet surfing, Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and voicemail in a single, integrated application. This service has already succeeded in bringing optimized VoIP, Messaging over IP and compressed Internet surfing to SingTel's mobile satellite subscribers connected using mobile Internet over satellite; the toughest of all mobile Internet environment. 

Brian Collins, founder and CEO of One Horizon commented, "This upgrade to the 'SingTel AIO Connect' service to add our smartphone app marks yet another milestone in the delivery of our innovative solutions to operators. SingTel is a valued customer of ours and already operates the One Horizon optimized VoIP service on desktop PCs and fixed line telephones."

"Upgrading to the app will greatly expand the reach of their VoIP offering to a broader audience on the smartphone. The new software will seamlessly integrate with the current 'SingTel AIO Connect' service and will be ready to deploy in a matter of weeks," added Mr. Collins.

Lim Kian Soon, Head, Satellite at SingTel said: "SingTel constantly looks out for new innovations to bring our solutions to the next level in terms of technology and delivering truly beneficial services to our mobile satellite subscribers. Leveraging on our technology partner, One Horizon, this mobile app does just that, and we are looking forward to bringing this new service to our subscribers to stay connected with their business and loved ones using their own personal smartphones."

About One Horizon Group, Inc.
One Horizon Group Inc.'s business is to optimize communications over the Internet through its wholly owned subsidiary, Horizon Globex GmbH, Baar, which develops and markets one of the world's most bandwidth-efficient mobile Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platforms for smartphones, and also offers a range of other optimized data applications including messaging and mobile advertising. Horizon Globex GmbH is an ISO 9001 and ISO 20000-1 certified company. The Company has operations in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong and Ireland. For more information on the Company, its products and services, please visit http://www.onehorizongroup.com.

About SingTel
SingTel is Asia's leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms, as well as infocomm technology and pay TV. The Group has presence in Asia and Africa with over 500 million mobile customers in 25 countries, including Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. It also has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. For additional information, visit info.singtel.com.

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