Good Technology Acquires Intercasting Corporation
- Raises the bar in mobile communications to satisfy customers' demand for social networking capabilities
- Expands customers' device choice by enabling a smartphone experience for the billion-plus feature phones in the market today
- Enhances Good's Good for You communications solution for consumers
Good's patented underlying technology is the cornerstone of the enterprise and consumer mobile email industry, offering the most versatile and open real-time synchronization platform for a broad range of applications, including innovative collaboration and social networking solutions. Intercasting's technology and award winning ANTHEM platform, coupled with Good's Good for You(TM) solution, enables Good to extend its reach beyond the smartphone market and into the billion-plus feature phone market.
Intercasting brings together an entire communication ecosystem comprised of social networks, email services, instant messaging providers, content providers, application developers, mobile operators, and device manufacturers. The result is an advanced communication service platform that delivers the highest-quality communication experience to mobile users.
The flexibility of the ANTHEM technology means in-demand services like email, IM, and social networking can now be integrated into native device functionality, enabling next-generation services such as network address books, app stores, and integration into an active user interface. Mobile operators and device manufacturers maintain relevance by having a single connection point to provide their consumers a robust, integrated communication experience.
"Our acquisition of Intercasting further enhances Good's emergence as the global leader for mobile access to applications and content, especially as it pertains to how people communicate and collaborate," said
"Mobile users are more connected than ever before, but we know they want easier-to-use solutions that let them do more on a broader selection of devices," said
About Intercasting Corporation
Carriers currently using the ANTHEM platform include 3, Alltel, AT&T, Bell Mobility, Boost Mobile, Centennial PR, Cellular South, Claro, Cricket, CSL Hong Kong, IUSACELL, MetroPCS, Midwest Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA.
About Good Technology
Good Technology is the leading provider of push mobility solutions for the enterprise, government, and consumer markets. Good opens new possibilities for enterprises, government agencies, and consumers to maximize personal and business productivity by providing secure and easy-to-use instant mobile access to data, applications and services on hundreds of mobile devices. For more information, visit the Good web site at www.good.com.
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