PARIS, January 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- StreamWIDE, the specialist in next generation, value-added telephony solutions for telecom carriers, stated today that they have been providing visual voicemail capabilities to SFR Reunion smartphone users since December 2009.
Visual voicemail enables mobile subscribers to access voice messages directly from the handset with an email-like display that connects with the user's contact list, allowing subscribers to view messages quickly, easily, and intuitively.
"We are happy to offer this must-have feature to our subscribers," said Yves GAUVIN, Products and Services Marketing Manager for SFR Reunion. "Thanks to StreamWIDE technology and know-how, we can now deliver a refreshing voicemail experience to our smartphone users and be the first operator in the Africa zone to provide this service to our customers."
SFR Reunion, a mobile service provider in La Reunion, was already delivering voicemail services to more than 600,000 users with StreamWIDE technology. "This expansion deal is a strong proof of trust from SFR Reunion; it also stresses the quality of StreamWIDE components," declared Pierre-Claude Grall, VP of Sales for French-speaking countries at StreamWIDE.
The StreamWIDE visual voicemail offering lies on top of the company's voicemail solution, a truly next generation solution that has achieved proven success in more than 50 countries. Due to its compliancy with iPhone* and OMTP standards, StreamWIDE potentially addresses the large worldwide base of smartphone users.
*iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S and other countries
About SFR Reunion
SFR Reunion is a mobile operator in La Reunion, a French overseas territory in the Indian Ocean. SFR La Reunion belongs to SFR, a French telephony company owned by Vivendi and Vodafone.
For more information, visit http://www.sfr.re.
Headquartered in Paris (France), with subsidiaries in the USA, China, and Romania, StreamWIDE is fully dedicated to developing value-added services for mobile and fixed-line telecommunication operators. Our product line is field-proven in more than 25 countries and includes unified and convergent messaging, online charging, ring back tones, conferencing, and SIP proxy solutions, all built on top of a breakthrough service creation environment. Thanks to its innovative software technology, StreamWIDE enables telecom operators to deploy new applications, improve their ARPU, reduce total cost of ownership, and shorten time to market.
For more information, visit http://www.streamwide.com.