In its latest step toward driving mass-market adoption of consumer mobile messaging, SEVEN® Networks has signed a global distribution agreement with one of the mobile email and messaging market leaders, Yahoo! Mobile. As part of the agreement, SEVEN has partnered with Yahoo! to deliver email, messenger, calendar and contact services bundled with its unique push technology to carriers worldwide, which provides consumers with a desktop-like mobile messaging service.
The deal is an outgrowth of a six-year operational relationship between Yahoo! and SEVEN that began when SEVEN launched the first Yahoo! branded push mobile email client in 2004. The agreement provides carriers of all sizes in most countries a turnkey mobile email solution to provide their subscribers.
Industry wide, SEVEN has significantly contributed to the acceleration of consumer mobile email usage through its simple user interface and the convenience and real-time delivery of messages through its push technology. Through operational agreements like the one with Yahoo!, SEVEN delivers carriers a faster time to market with messaging services by managing business relationships, device certification and operational requirements.
Yahoo! messaging services are certified on 150 devices across all the major non-proprietary platforms (Android, BREW, Windows Mobile, Symbian and J2ME) that SEVEN has launched to carriers world Contributed to: Wireless Week