VANCOUVER, British Colombia, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- EQO
Communications, a pioneer in mobile Internet phone services, today
announced support for its EQO Mobile application on BlackBerry Pearl,
Curve, and other popular RIM handset models. The new RIM support is in
addition to support for handsets from major manufacturers including Nokia,
Motorola, Sony Ericsson and Samsung.
"There are more than seven million BlackBerry users around the world
who can now enjoy the many benefits of EQO Mobile," said EQO CEO Bill Tam.
"Blackberry users are typically avid communicators and by using EQO they
will save a lot of money on international calls to land-line and mobile
phone numbers. Add to that the ability to access your IM on MSN, AIM, ICQ,
Yahoo, GoogleTalk and Jabber in the same application, and you have a very
appealing option for people using BlackBerrys."
EQO Mobile features:
* Works like a phonebook
-- Auto import contacts
-- Simply click a contact to call, IM or text
-- No computer needed to call, IM or text
-- No new numbers to remember
-- No complicated callback scenarios
* Savings of up to 95% on international calls
* Savings of up to 70% on international text messages
* Free IM on Yahoo, MSN, AIM, GoogleTalk, ICQ and Jabber
* Free calls and text messages with other EQO users in 28 countries
About EQO Communications
EQO (pronounced "echo") is a pioneering mobile communications company.
EQO has developed a service that helps people around the world stay better
connected using their mobile phone by removing the high cost and hassle of
international mobile calling. Using a proprietary mobile soft-switch
platform and a presence-enabled Voice-over-IP (VoIP) signaling network, EQO
Mobile saves people up to 95% on all international calls, IM and texting
and even provides free calling and texting with other EQO users. EQO is
remarkably simple to use, sparing people from calling cards, complicated
dialing or call-back scenarios. Instead, EQO is powered by a small,
sophisticated software application that makes calling as easy as using as a
standard phone address book. EQO is free to download and installs itself
automatically on millions of mobile handsets available worldwide. For
additional information please visit http://www.eqo.com/.
SOURCE EQO Communications