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Aicent MMS Virtual Delivery Service Provides Seamless Global MMS Capabilities; New Service Poised to Drive Growth of MMS Market for Global Mobile Operators.

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, Calif. -- Aicent, Inc., a leading provider of mobile data network services and solutions for global mobile operators, today announced that eight leading operators across Europe and Asia Pacific have selected Aicent MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) An enhanced transmission service that enables graphics, video clips and sound files to be transmitted via cellphones. Developed as part of the 3GPP project, MMS phones are generally backward compatible with SMS and EMS.  Virtual Delivery (MMS-VD) service since its release in September 2005. MMS-VD brings additional MMS interconnection coverage that complements the successful Aicent MMS Gateway Service, which these operators subscribe to Verb 1. subscribe to - receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
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buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company";
. Using Aicent MMS-VD, mobile operators will increase revenues by enabling the MMS delivery and receipt to almost any mobile user anywhere in the world.

"Data services, and in particular MMS services, are becoming new important revenue streams for mobile operators," said Lynn Liu, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Aicent, Inc. "Since the launch of the MMS service, mobile operators have long faced MMS interoperability roadblocks. Aicent MMS-VD, as an addition to the Aicent MMS hub service, maximizes the MMS interoperability coverage, increasing MMS volume and revenues for mobile operators."

"We were the first mobile operator to bring the benefits of Aicent's MMS hub and MMS-VD service to our broad customer base," commented Ove Fredheim, CEO of Pannon GSM Telecommunications Ltd., a Starmap Alliance member operator based in Hungary. "There are more handsets that have MMS capabilities than MMS service subscribers, and many operators around the world are still in early stage to develop MMS interoperability. Aicent MMS-VD provides a universal solution for global mobile operators to improve inter-working that drives MMS volumes and also increase their profits."

MMS-VD is one of the several innovative MMS hub services Aicent recently introduced to the market. Launched in late 2003, Aicent MMS hub has provided an important global infrastructure that allows mobile operators to efficiently establish MMS interworking (standard) interworking - Systems or components, possibly from different origins, working together to perform some task. Interworking depends crucially on standards to define the interfaces between the components.  and exchange MMS traffic. More than 50 mobile operators worldwide, many of them tier-1 carriers, have connected to the Aicent MMS hub platform. As of today, over 600 operator MMS interworking pairs have been established through Aicent MMS hub, and many more are under construction.

About Aicent, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Aicent, Inc. is a leading provider of mobile data network services and solutions for global mobile operators. Aicent operates one of world's largest GRX GRX Getright Download List (file extension)
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GRX GPRS Roaming Exchange Node
GRX Graphics
 networks with direct connections to over 40 operators, collectively serving more than 500 million mobile users. Through extensive peering arrangements, Aicent network reaches nearly all GPRS/3G operators around the world. Aicent also operates one of world's first and largest MMS Inter-working services, and provides mobile messaging delivery and other value added Value Added

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This can either increase the products price or value.
 services across all types of 2.5G/3G mobile networks. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌs├Žnhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County.  with regional offices in Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. For more information, please visit:
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jackpow (Member): mr jack 3/20/2010 12:55 PM
is the mms delivered secure? i mean,the workers were the computers? well if its person the mms sent isnt private anymore.

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