Built using award-winning animation software from Smith Micro (NASDAQ: SMSI), the new service, available to Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA customers with select Android smartphones and Visual Voicemail
, offers a wide range of content from world-renowned digital artists, allowing users to express themselves through multiple personas.
The global market leader, Comverse has more than two-thirds of visual voicemail
commercial deployments worldwide.
Being the first in the country to launch visual voicemail
underscores Vodacom's standing as an innovation leader," said Dror Bin, President of Global Sales at Comverse, the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling value-added messaging and content services, converged billing and active customer management, and IP communications.
Beyond the customer realm, visual voicemail
also has gained interest among telephone carriers and service providers, according to Taub.
The Visual Voicemail
delivery to Swisscom includes a Visual Voicemail
Gateway, providing interfaces between the backend voicemail system and mobile handsets.
To remain competitive, mobile operators need to offer a range of mobile devices with their offerings, and visual voicemail
(VVM) is table stakes," said Michael McCarthy, Vice President, Product Management for uReach Technologies.
uReach hosts or licenses a portfolio of carrier and user interfaces that enable access to the visual voicemail
clients that come pre-installed for iPhone and Blackberry, independent of the platform used for traditional voicemail.
It owns 25 patents worldwide, covering the basic Visual Voicemail
feature in which subscribers selectively listen to their messages via their cell phones or computers.
Telecoms solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc has entered into a settlement agreement with Klausner Technologies Inc, under the company's US Visual Voicemail
patents, for Alcatel-Lucent's enterprise visual voicemail
products, Klausner announced on Thursday.
To date, Klausner Technologies has licensed its Visual Voicemail
patents to over 50 companies.
GTA s Visual Voicemail
is available to iPhone and Android users.
Features include: - Lync VoIP/VoWLAN to the mobile device; Lync GSM/CDMA support; Lync Instant Messaging & Presence; Lync Call Detail Report integration; Active Directory / contact integration; and Visual Voicemail
support with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.