The messages sent by SMS (Short Message Service) and MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service
) were up a reported 6 per cent over last year's figure.
But, these two organizations are working together on guidelines for inter-carrier multimedia messaging service
(MMS) in the Americas.
Openwave Multimedia Messaging Service
Center offers the most flexible and complete multimedia messaging platform to enable operators to distinguish their service and accelerate adoption and usage.
There was the usual industry hype--about Multimedia Messaging Service
(MMS) replacing Short Messaging Service (SMS, or text messaging on mobile phones, enormously popular in Europe and Asia, though less so in the US)--but in fact, the first camera phones were just novelty items, developed simply to keep people buying in a saturated mobile-phone market.
The Nokia MMS solution includes the Nokia Multimedia Messaging Service
Center (MMSC), the Nokia Multimedia Application Gateway, the Nokia WAP Gateway and the Nokia Profile Server.
E-Plus in Germany is the first KPN Mobile company to benefit from this framework agreement by launching MMS services using LogicaCMG's Multimedia Messaging Service
to 2 a.m., by sending SMS (Short Messaging Service) text messages and image MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service
) on cell phones.
MOBILE network O2 is to launch the "most customer friendly and comprehensive multimedia messaging service
yet" in Ireland later this month.
Openwave's Push technology is standards-based and is a core functionality mobile applications, including Multimedia Messaging Service
(MMS), instant messaging (IM), auctions and innovative multi-user games.
Tekelec's solution supports number portability for voice, SMS, multimedia messaging service
(MMS) and pre-paid calls, covering GSM, CDMA, fixed networks and cable, as well as intra-carrier number retention.
The agreement covers Ericsson's radio access, microwave transmission, Prepaid and Multimedia Messaging Service