MessageVine Supports Ericsson, Nokia and Motorola's 'Wireless Village' Initiative

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from MessageVine

    NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MessageVine, a leading developer of
 carrier class instant messaging solutions for carriers, telcos and ISPs today
 announced that it intends to lend its full support to the Wireless Village
 initiative launched earlier today by Ericsson, Motorola and Nokia. The
 initiative aims to ensure interoperability between wireless instant messaging
 and presence services (IMPS).
     "It's fantastic news that such major players are backing mobile instant
 messaging and presence services," said Amit Rahav VP international operations
 at MessageVine. "Achieving interoperability for wireless IMPS will be a major
 step forwards in creating the next generation of mobile messaging.  We hope
 that the rest of the wireless industry will also get behind this initiative.
      "MessageVine provides mobile operators with a highly scaleable and
 customizable server based IM solution, which allows for seamless communication
 between different devices including, mobile-to-mobile, mobile-to-desktop, and
 desktop-to-mobile. Last week, MessageVine announced that T-Online had chosen
 its technology to provide fully functional wireless IM to its 7.9 million
 subscribers via WAP and desktop IM over the Internet. MessageVine's mobile IM
 technology runs on several platforms including SMS, WAP and i-mode.
     MessageVine is active in both IMUnified (http://www.imunified.org), and
 the Internet Engineering Task Force, both of which are working on creating
 standards and interoperability between desktop IM clients.
 
     About MessageVine
     MessageVine is the leading worldwide provider of private-label Instant
 Messaging server products, delivering completely branded and customized
 carrier-scale wireless and wireline IM solutions to wireless carriers, telcos
 and ISPs. MessageVine's products, designed with open architecture that
 integrates with the full array of back-end systems, enable its customers to
 extend their brands and maintain constant communication with their
 subscribers.  Privately funded, MessageVine was founded in 1999 and has
 offices in New York, San Mateo and Tel Aviv.  For more information, please
 visit our Website: http://www.messagevine.com
 
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SOURCE MessageVine
    NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MessageVine, a leading developer of
 carrier class instant messaging solutions for carriers, telcos and ISPs today
 announced that it intends to lend its full support to the Wireless Village
 initiative launched earlier today by Ericsson, Motorola and Nokia. The
 initiative aims to ensure interoperability between wireless instant messaging
 and presence services (IMPS).
     "It's fantastic news that such major players are backing mobile instant
 messaging and presence services," said Amit Rahav VP international operations
 at MessageVine. "Achieving interoperability for wireless IMPS will be a major
 step forwards in creating the next generation of mobile messaging.  We hope
 that the rest of the wireless industry will also get behind this initiative.
      "MessageVine provides mobile operators with a highly scaleable and
 customizable server based IM solution, which allows for seamless communication
 between different devices including, mobile-to-mobile, mobile-to-desktop, and
 desktop-to-mobile. Last week, MessageVine announced that T-Online had chosen
 its technology to provide fully functional wireless IM to its 7.9 million
 subscribers via WAP and desktop IM over the Internet. MessageVine's mobile IM
 technology runs on several platforms including SMS, WAP and i-mode.
     MessageVine is active in both IMUnified (http://www.imunified.org), and
 the Internet Engineering Task Force, both of which are working on creating
 standards and interoperability between desktop IM clients.
 
     About MessageVine
     MessageVine is the leading worldwide provider of private-label Instant
 Messaging server products, delivering completely branded and customized
 carrier-scale wireless and wireline IM solutions to wireless carriers, telcos
 and ISPs. MessageVine's products, designed with open architecture that
 integrates with the full array of back-end systems, enable its customers to
 extend their brands and maintain constant communication with their
 subscribers.  Privately funded, MessageVine was founded in 1999 and has
 offices in New York, San Mateo and Tel Aviv.  For more information, please
 visit our Website: http://www.messagevine.com
 
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