- Jibe Speaks 'Cloud First Approach' for Carriers to Introduce Competitive RCS-based Messaging, Video Calling, and Sharing Services for Consumers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California and LONDON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jibe Mobile, the global communications cloud company, today announced that its IP Communications Cloud and newly introduced consumer communications client (see press release: http://newsroom.sprint.com/news-releases/messaging-plus-makes-it-easier-than-ever-for-sprint-customers-to-connect-and-share-with-friends-and-family-on-any-carrier.htm) will be on display for industry leaders attending the Rich Communication 2013 conference at the Maritim proArte Hotel in Berlin, Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30.
Jibe's senior director of product marketing, Craig Marshall-Nicholls, will be a featured speaker on Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. to provide insight into the strategic and competitive advantages for carriers that have gone 'Cloud First.'
Rich Communication 2013 will showcase the latest real-life deployments of RCS and promote the dialogue needed to accelerate time-to-market of new deployments, overcome future challenges and increase industry success stories. The event's speaker line-up will feature the key players and leading experts responsible for the RCS evolution, who will present first-hand accounts of the latest RCS deployments.
Jibe Mobile's Marshall-Nicholls will discuss the Cloud First strategy for carriers to compete with OTT entrants into the mobile market, and explore the game-changing role of The Telecom Cloud in making carriers more agile, more competitive, and more responsive to evolving consumer needs, including perspectives from carriers that have adopted this strategy.
Now in its 6th year, the conference will address strategies for accelerating time-to-market of new deployments and overcoming future challenges. Focus areas at the conference include launching the RCS standard over LTE, leveraging VoLTE and RCS/RCS5 to achieve all IP-network and services, generating revenues from RCS and enhancing customer experience.
At the show, Jibe Mobile will showcase (at stand 5) the world's first open technology platform supporting industry standards including GSMA RCS 5.1, joyn™, and open APIs enabling developers to rapidly incorporate real-time, 'rich communications' into mobile applications. Jibe will demonstrate its cloud, as well as the company's IP communications clients including Messaging Plus, which was recently launched by Sprint and powered by Jibe's Global IP Communications Cloud.
About Messaging Plus
Messaging Plus, launched by Sprint http://newsroom.sprint.com/news-releases/messaging-plus-makes-it-easier-than-ever-for-sprint-customers-to-connect-and-share-with-friends-and-family-on-any-carrier.htm, lets Android and iPhone consumers use a single application to connect with family and friends on any wireless carrier in the United States, Canada and Mexico via text, instant messaging, group messaging, and video chat, as well as sharing of photos and videos. Messaging Plus is free and easy to install on iPhones and Android-powered smartphones in North America. To learn more about Messaging Plus, visit http://ji.be/msgplus.
About Rich Communication 2013
Rich Communication is the leading global conference in the industry. Bringing together operators, vendors and app developers from all over the globe for its 6th year it is renowned for being the best place to meet all the key players. For more information visit http://rich-communication.com
About Jibe Mobile
Jibe Mobile, the global communications cloud company, provides an open technology platform for the new era of telephony. Bridging the worlds of traditional standards-based telecommunications and Silicon Valley-style rapid application development, Jibe is empowering phone companies, developers, and consumers everywhere to build the world's next global phone network. The Silicon Valley cloud-based communications provider, Jibe has developed the world's first open technology platform supporting industry standards including GSMA RCS 5.1, joyn™, and open APIs enabling developers to rapidly incorporate real-time, 'rich communications' into mobile applications. Jibe Mobile is headquartered in Mountain View with offices in London, Dusseldorf and Tokyo. http://www.jibemobile.com
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