Mumbai, August 12, 2009
Reliance Communications is undertaking the nationwide commercial roll-out of Mobile Conferencing Service. The company has tied-up with US-based Kodiak Networks, a global leader of group communications’ solutions, as a partner for this service. Reliance Communications will roll-out the mobile conferencing service on a nationwide basis across both its CDMA and GSM networks.
As Reliance’s partner, Kodiak Networks will offer the solution through its IP packet based Real-time Exchange™ System. Through this tie-up Kodiak will enable Reliance to offer two key conferencing services Mobile Instant Conferencing and Mobile Scheduled Conferencing.
Commenting on the new service roll-out, Mr Krishna Durbha, Head – VAS, Reliance Communications said, “Our Mobile Conferencing service is a cost-effective, efficient and convenient solution that will prove to be a definite enabler for enhanced productivity to enterprises customers. Availability of Mobile Scheduled Conferencing for prepaid segment will lead to new revenue upsides for Reliance Communication.”
Kris Patel, Executive Vice President and CTO, Kodiak Networks adds, “Kodiak is pleased to partner with Reliance Communications, the leading mobile operator in India with pan-India presence in both CDMA and GSM markets. Our solution is designed to simultaneously support GSM, CDMA and upcoming 3G networks and is a proven solution for productivity enhancement for enterprises and revenue enhancement for Reliance Communications.”
The Mobile Instant Conferencing service will provide immediate dial-out mobile conferencing, including one-touch mobile call origination from the handset contact list. Business colleagues, consumers and social networking groups can instantly join a conference call from any combination of wireless, or wireline phones, local or long distance.
The Mobile Scheduled Conferencing will allow users to schedule conference calls directly from their mobile handset. Convenient auto-SMS reminders are sent to attendees at the conference start time. Participants can join or rejoin the conference with a single click and are instantly auto-authenticated without personal identification numbers (PIN). All participants can see who is on the conference call.
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