Movial Launches RCS on Android and iPhone, Taps Russian Android Market

Movial Communicator Brings High Quality Video Calling to Android Tablets


BARCELONA, Spain – IMS World Forum – April 12, 2011 – Movial, the company that inspires rich and intuitive Internet experiences, today announced it has launched its award-winning Movial Communicator on Android and the iPhone and is working with several operators to launch Android and iPhone VOIP applications. Movial Communicator, a SIP/IMS (RCS and MMTel ) application for operators provides HD voice, HD video telephony, enhanced address book and messaging along with advanced communication user experiences across PCs, Mobile, TV, and Multimedia devices running on MAC OS, Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms. The company also announced it is working closely with the industry’s leading manufacturers and silicon vendors to enable up to 720p HD video calling on Android tablets. Movial Communicator on Android is immediately available in the Android market in Russia.

The Movial Communicator Android and iPhone application integrates the native phone book for intuitive GSM and VoIP calling and messaging. This enables end users to make IP calls when they are in Wi-Fi coverage. All phone calls and messages are charged to the user’s single phone bill. The Android and iPhone applications are accompanied with PC/Mac applications enabling users with "mobile phone" capabilities such as voice calls, SMS, MMS, but also IM, Presence, and contact list management.

Movial Communicator on Android can be downloaded to Android 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 phones. The application is seamlessly integrated into Android address books enabling IM and file transfer for convenient, single tap access to rich communications. The Russian application for the Android Market is available here.

Movial ensures that operator voice and video chat services are well received by subscribers – providing uncomplicated, intuitive and easy to use features along with the added convenience of VoIP service offerings. Over 18 operators have had mass market success with Movial’s services that eliminate over-the-top players’ credit card account top-up irritations and hassles by enabling them to offer subscribers a single, easy to understand monthly bill tied to their single phone number for their mobile phone, PC and Web calls and even enable them to extend free video calls to their subscribers.

“Movial is delighted to power leading smart phones with commercial deployments,” said Jari Ala Ruona, CEO and Co-founder Movial. “We started as smart phone company 7 years ago committed to improving the user experience and as platforms have evolved so have we. Our commitment has never wavered, and today, our team of design engineers provide highly competitive and sought after applications for operators that deliver the industry’s smartest and most beautiful consumer user experiences.”

Jari Ala Ruona will be presenting on “Video Communications with IMS” at the 8th IMS World Forum 2011, Hotel Pullman, Barcelona, Spain on April 13 at 3PM. To schedule a media or analyst briefing at the conference which is being held April 12-14 or for further inquiries, please contact Ilona Mohacsi at +1.631.764.3729, or via e-mail at ilona@abelsongroup.com.

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