TORONTO, Nov. 11 /CNW/ - iseemedia Inc. (TSX-V: IEE), a leading provider of "Blackberry-like" services to the mass mobile phone market, today announced that it has begun deployment of an SMS- based push-mail service with Tata Indicom and Tata Docomo, the CDMA and GSM offering respectively of Tata Teleservices Ltd. (TTSL), India's fastest growing mobile network operators serving more than 50 million subscribers. The commercial launch is expected to be completed by November 2009.
According to Frost & Sullivan, consumer email will join enterprise email as a standard service on mobile devices in the coming years. Global mobile email revenue is expected to grow exceed US $16 billion by 2011. TTSL is positioning this service to capture a sizeable share of the rapidly growing user segment using On-The-Go email services, using the iseemedia solution.
"This is a major milestone for iseemedia and the Canadian technology industry," said Anthony DeCristofaro, President and CEO, iseemedia. "Tata Indicom & Tata Docomo is the first operator in India to offer a push-mail service ubiquitously on all handsets. We now have the opportunity to establish the push-email service as another mobile email standard for everyday handsets."
The iseemedia push email service supports Microsoft Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo! mail and other business email platforms. The service is designed to serve both consumers and enterprises in India.
About Tata Teleservices Limited
Tata Teleservices Limited is one of India's leading private telecom service providers, having a pan-India presence across all of India's 22 telecom Circles. The company offers integrated telecom solutions to its customers under the Tata Indicom, Tata DOCOMO, Tata Photon and Tata Walky brands, and uses both the CDMA and GSM technology platform(s) for its wireless networks. Tata Teleservices Limited, along with Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited, operates in more than 325,000 towns and villages across the country. In November 2008, Tata Teleservices entered into an agreement with Japanese telecom major NTT DOCOMO, and this transaction marks a key step in the strategic evolution of Tata Teleservices Limited. Tata DOCOMO has so far launched GSM services in eight telecom Circles, and the remaining part of the country is also expected to be covered shortly. In December 2008, Tata Teleservices announced a unique reverse equity swap strategic agreement between its fully-owned telecom tower subsidiary-Wireless TT Info-Services Limited-and Quippo Telecom Infrastructure Limited, thereby becoming the largest independent entity in this space. Tata Teleservices' bouquet of telephony services includes mobile services, wireless desktop phones, public booth telephony and Wireline services.
For details, visit www.tatateleservices.com, www.tataindicom.com, and www.tatadocomo.com.
iseemedia Inc. is a software development company focused on the commercialization of a Service Delivery Platform (iseemail(TM)) for delivering Blackberry-like email services to the mass market and an advanced Content Delivery Platform (iseedocs(TM)) for rich media adaptation and extremely cost-efficient delivery to mobile devices. The Company maintains a broad portfolio of issued and pending patents that support authoring, streaming and interactive viewing. iseemedia is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (Symbol: IEE).
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