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NeuStar and SFR partner to bring Windows Live Messenger to France.

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NeuStar Inc (NYSE: NSR), a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the communications and Internet industry, announced on Wednesday (28 November) that the company has partnered with SFR, a mobile phone operator in France, to bring Windows Live Messenger to SFR's customers.

SFR customers will now be able to access Windows Live Messenger directly from their mobile phones using the same login information and buddy lists that they would on their desktop PCs. Users can also download the service from the SFR website to a number of mobile handsets.

Under the partnership, NeuStar provided its Mobile Messaging Gateway (MMG) solution, which enables operators to roll out PC-based Instant Messaging solutions to the mobile environment quickly and easily.

The SFR Windows Live Messenger service went live in August 2007.

Financial details were not available.

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