Jibe Mobile Selected for 2013 World Communication Awards Shortlist

Global IP Communications Cloud Nominated for Best Cloud Service

Oct 29, 2013, 05:00 ET from Jibe Mobile

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jibe Mobile, the global communications cloud company, today announced that it has been selected for the 2013 World Communication Awards 'Best Cloud Service' shortlist. The World Communication Awards recognize the companies that are driving the leading innovations and breakthrough new services in the communications industry. The winners of this prestigious award will be announced on December 3rd in London.

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This nomination follows recent recognition honoring Jibe's Global IP Communications Cloud by the 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award and 2013 Telecom Council SPIFFY Groundbreaker Award for Engineering Excellence.

"Jibe is honored to have our Global IP Communications Cloud shortlisted for the World Communication Awards Best Cloud Service," said Amir Sarhangi, CEO Jibe Mobile. "This honor underscores the telecom industry's recognition of Jibe's cloud-based technology enabling the rapid transition to a globally connected IP mobile network able to deliver the most innovative and engaging communication services."

Jibe Mobile's Communications Cloud and IP communication clients bring together carriers and developers to openly innovate and build new standards-based applications that let consumers connect, communicate and collaborate with anyone, anywhere using the newest modes of communication – video calling, group chat, location sharing, voice calling and sharing. Jibe's Cloud allows carriers to quickly launch new fully RCS compliant and joyn certified communication apps and services connecting their subscribers and friends.  

In October, Messaging Plus powered by Jibe was launched by Sprint.

About Messaging Plus
Messaging Plus, launched by Sprint http://newsroom.sprint.com/news-releases/messaging-plus-makes-it-easier-than-ever-for-sprint-customers-to-connect-and-share-with-friends-and-family-on-any-carrier.htm, lets Android and iPhone consumers use a single application to connect with family and friends on any wireless carrier in the United States, Canada and Mexico via text, instant messaging, group messaging, and video chat, as well as sharing of photos and videos. Messaging Plus is free and easy to install on iPhones and Android-powered smartphones in North America.

Mobile subscribers in North America can download Messaging Plus for Android (http://goo.gl/1jbs9a) and iPhone (http://appstore.com/messagingplus).

About Jibe Mobile
Jibe Mobile, a global communications cloud company, provides an open technology platform for the new era of telephony. Bridging the worlds of traditional standards-based telecommunications and Silicon Valley-style rapid application development, Jibe is empowering phone companies, developers and consumers everywhere to build the world's next global phone network.  A Silicon Valley cloud-based communications provider, Jibe has developed the world's first open technology platform supporting industry standards, including GSMA RCS 5.1, joyn™, and open APIs enabling developers to rapidly incorporate real-time, 'rich communications' into mobile applications. Jibe Mobile headquarters is in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in London, Dusseldorf and Tokyo.  http://www.jibemobile.com/.

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