Released 12 February 2013
Global mobile network operator fuels the launch of TeleSign Mobile
Los Angeles, CA — February 12, 2013 — TeleSign, an Internet security and authentication leader, today announced the acquisition of a global SMS provider to launch TeleSign Mobile, the Messaging Services Division of TeleSign. TeleSign Mobile's network access and direct connections to global operators enhances TeleSign's suite of security and authentication solutions currently used by the largest and most visible global consumer web companies.
The acquisition will enable TeleSign to improve upon its market leading fraud prevention services and drive continued product innovation. Direct access to mobile network data will power a new wave of fraud-prevention and smarter authentication products.
TeleSign, by virtue of the acquisition, now owns and manages its own GSMA-licensed mobile messaging network with direct network access to operators around the world. This strategic move will ensure high performance, transparency, and long-term stability in cost and service availability.
"The work we have done to create TeleSign Mobile lets us connect directly to over 800 GSM operators and we've added a team of SMS experts to our quality practice, enabling us to offer the highest level of service," said TeleSign CTO, Charles McColgan. "Additionally, the acquisition gives us direct access to data that will continue to enhance our comprehensive security and authentication products.""The business thesis we built around security, mobility, data, and cloud services, has become a reality and the market acceptance has been beyond our expectations. Our unique offerings have been validated by the analyst community and by our large global clients who continue to increase their use of our services and subscribe to additional intelligence products," said Steve Jillings, CEO, TeleSign. "We are very excited to announce TeleSign Mobile."
In addition to enhancing TeleSign's core security and authentication products, TeleSign Mobile offers global SMS services and self-service tools that are purpose-built to serve the business automation needs provided by a high-quality mobile messaging platform.
Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign‘s security and authentication products provide an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream accounts in more than 200 countries and territories, offering localization services in 87 languages and dialects. In 2012, TeleSign ranked #23 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and was named Visionary in Gartner's User Authentication Magic Quadrant. TeleSign is a Summit Partners backed company.
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Released 31 January 2012
Unlocking the Know-How of Mobile Messaging for Any Business
MWC 2012, London – January 31st, 2012 : Global mobile messaging operator RoutoMessaging today announced the launch of SMS Expert to help more businesses boost sales, enhance customer satisfaction and beat the economic downturn through the adoption of SMS.
SMS Expert makes trawling through endless online forums and consulting your social network to get your questions answered a thing of the past. With SMS Expert, you book an appointment online, and ask anything about your mobile messaging objectives. An SMS guru provides impartial help and guidance free of charge and draws upon RoutoMessaging's deep SMS knowledge base and expertise built up over a decade.
With major analysts predicting global SMS expenditure to rocket beyond 15 billion Euros in 2015, it is clear that many businesses already embrace the benefits of SMS integration into their sales, marketing and customer service strategies.
Yet by contrast, RoutoMessaging recognises there are millions of businesses who are still not able to send bulk SMS notifications or transactional SMS alerts due to lack of understanding or resources. Such businesses are now able to explore how to profit from SMS, bounce ideas and discuss technical proposals with a true SMS Expert. Using a consultative approach, SMS Expert presents independent advice and recommendations after capturing an intimate understanding of the customer's needs.
SMS Expert breaks the mould of asking a service provider how to do something and getting a one-sided sales pitch. SMS Expert is geared to accommodate questions from experienced SMS senders to those taking first steps", said Marko Dukanac, Product Manager. "Whether the question is about what regulations affect SMS campaigns in specific country or how to navigate the minefield of mobile number portability, SMS Expert has it totally covered", he added.
RoutoMessaging helps businesses grow faster, be more productive and retain more customers by making text messaging easy and simple with a range of tools such as Web SMS and Application Programming Interfaces for.