FonoSIP.com and Fring sign a co-marketing agreement
San Jose, CA, 30 September 2008
- fring™, the world leading mVoIP (mobile VoIP) provider, and FonoSIP.com, one of the leading worldwide free sip providers, have signed a co-marketing agreement. fring will provide FonoSIP.com users with a dedicated version of the fring application, which will be available to users via FonoSIP.com websites giving them the capability of easily making FonoSIP.com SIP calls on their mobile phones.
The fring client downloaded via simple SMS from the FonoSIP.com website (www.fonosip.com) pre-configures the users’ FonoSIP.com SIP credentials automatically, facilitating FonoSIP.com calls and user benefits from their fring-supported mobile handset. Users simply choose a contact from their fring contact list, and select FonoSIP.com to directly dial over 3G, GPRS or Wi-Fi according to their preference. With fring , FonoSIP.com users can also communicate with all of their Skype®, ICQ, Twitter, Google Talk™ and Windows Live Messenger (MSN) buddies from one integrated contact list.
“fring is pleased to cooperate with FonoSIP.com to bring the choice and freedom of VoIP communication to mobile users. ”, commented Avi Shechter, co-founder and CEO, fring. “The agreement with FonoSIP.com is an additional demonstration of the fact that fring is committed to focus on the user needs, driving to facilitate an easy to use, rich mobile VoIP experience."
Jaime Ghirelli, General Manager, FonoSIP.com, said: “The agreement with fring will benefit our users with a true ‘user friendly’ mobile VoIP & SIP offering, directly from their mobile handsets. Giving FonoSIP.com users with one of the most comprehensive VoIP services internationally, fring is full of very useful features, perfectly integrating in traditional fixed and new wireless networks.”
fring is a free, downloadable mobile phone application enabling mVoIP (mobile VoIP) calls, real-time presence and live chat with multiple IM providers over mobile data networks or Wi-Fi connections. fring mVoIP application offers real mobile independence to all users of mobile phones and smartphones. It allows them to roam freely on wireless networks (GPRS, 3G, Wi-Fi) and enjoy the benefits of multiple IM and SIP providers from one integrated contact list.
fring is enhanced with real-time contact availability (presence) to help users select, among other factors, the best call provider before dialling, based on the recipient’s availability, reception quality and call cost. Users can also save money by utilising free Wi-Fi Internet access or fixed Internet data plans over 3G or GPRS, instead of mobile airtime (GSM) minutes. fring is PC and operator independent, and does not require any dedicated hardware
FonoSIP.com, is a pioneer broadband Internet telephony service provider. Providing free sip accounts and DIDs to over 130,000 users worldwide.
FonoSIP.com provides VoIP solutions for Residential, Business and Mobile VoIP customers. Customers benefit from high quality calls at low rates, and no monthly payments. Founded in 2004, FonoSIP.com is privately held and based in San Jose, CA. Additional information on FonoSIP.com can be found at http://www.fonosip.com/ .
CONTACT: Laura Moral, 1-360-226-7665 or
Web site: http://www.fonosip.com/
Fring is a mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (mVoIP) application that allows users to make free calls and live chat over cellular data networks or a Wi-Fi connection. Optimised for 3G over mobile phone networks with GPRS and Wi-Fi roaming, fring provides a continuous call connection. It is 100% free with no subscription costs; consumers communicate over Wi-Fi or simply pay for the data they use under their existing line rental agreement. Completely PC-independent, it requires no additional hardware and is not dependent on Wi-Fi coverage. fring also integrates with PC based IM networks and hundreds of SIP providers, allowing users to choose the carrier and network of preference ffor every call or chat session. For further information please visit www.fring.com.