Miyowa to Launch InTouch 5(TM) at Mobile World Congress



    - Intelligent Community and Entertainment Hub Enables QuadPlay + 1 for
    Operators

    - Meet Miyowa at Mobile World Congress Hall 7, Personal Instant Messaging
    Zone, Booth PIM02

    PARIS, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - Miyowa, a world leader in mobile instant messaging
client software, today announced the launch of InTouch 5(TM) - the world's
first community and entertainment solution for the converging mobile operator.
    The InTouch 5 solution capitalises on Miyowa's strengths in the community
and messaging field. InTouch 5 extends the offering from mobile to include
support across fixed telephony, internet, TV and interactive gaming platforms
making it a complete QuadPlay + 1 solution.
    InTouch 5 puts the operator firmly at the heart of the evolving mobile
ecosystem, by providing them with control of the complete mobile community
(QuadPlay) and entertainment (+1) experience. Sneak previews of the new
technology have already sparked great interest and enthusiasm amongst mobile
operators across Europe with a first deployment imminent.
    Providing an all-in-one solution for consumers to store and share their
media files, InTouch 5 delivers an intelligent, location-enabled content
sharing hub that satisfies the end-user needs for communicating across mobile,
internet, TV and gaming communities.
    For the end-user, the idea behind InTouch 5 is very simple: building on
Miyowa's presence enriched address book, InTouch 5 includes an intuitive set
of icons that represent the moods, avatars and shared multimedia files of
their friends.

    
    Key highlights of InTouch 5 include:

    -  Storage, upload and sharing of MP3, pictures and videos (User
       Generated Content)
    -  Presence-enriched address book
    -  Mobile IM and Mail
    -  Location enabled
    -  Major social network integration
    -  Device and bearer agnostic
    -  Mobile operator friendly end-user focused
    

    InTouch 5 will officially be launched at Mobile World Congress,
Barcelona, 2008.

    Pascal Lorne, CEO and Chairman of Miyowa, said: "The launch of InTouch 5
is a direct response to our customer needs. The mobile operator market is
looking to re-establish itself with a value proposition that meets the
requirements and needs of the end consumer going forward; InTouch 5 enables
this to happen. With more than five years experience of listening to
end-users, Miyowa's solution fulfils their wish list of requirements."
    Nick Lane, Director of bespoke mobile research firm Direct2 Mobile, said:
"Miyowa is responding to the needs of the market with InTouch 5. Quad Play+1
addresses consumers' hunger for always-connected communication and
entertainment needs, while providing carriers with the intelligence to become
smart pipes and maintain their centralised position within the value chain."
    Come and discover InTouch 5 on Miyowa's booth at Mobile World Congress
(hall 7 booth PIM 02) and at its presentation on, Wednesday 13 February,
3.30pm, Seminar Theatre, PIM Zone, Hall 7.

    About Miyowa

    Miyowa is the world leader in mobile Instant messaging software clients.
Miyowa created MoveMessenger(TM), the first handset independent universal
end-to-end client messaging technology , and InTouch 5(TM) the first Quad Play
+ 1 mobile rich address book, compliant with all major existing standards and
systems in place.
    Miyowa provides mobile operators and portals with a white-labelled,
scalable range of Instant messaging related services. Since 2003, the company
has developed a thorough expertise in federating mobile operators' and
portals' communities. http://www.miyowa.com





For further information:

For further information: Members of the press wishing to find out more
about InTouch 5 at Mobile World Congress should contact Andrew Durkin, MUSTARD
PR, M: +44-788-799-8407; For further press information: Andrew Durkin, MUSTARD
PR, T: +44-1628-502601, E: andrew@mustardpr.com; Corporate PR contact: Miyowa,
Yann Mondon, T: +33-630-512-294, E: yann@miyowa.com

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