|[April 10, 2017]
WIT Software Announces Reliance Jio has been using WIT's Communication Suite for the World's Largest RCS Deployment
Software, a leading provider of rich and unified communications
for Mobile Operators, is proud to announce that Reliance Jio Infocomm
Ltd ("Jio") achieved a record as the world's largest deployment of
Rich Communication Services (RCS) using the WIT Communications Suite
as a foundation for the "Jio4GVoice" service.
Currently the Jio4GVoice service, a key part of the highly successful
new 4G network that was launched by Reliance Jio in India in September
2016, is the largest and fastest growing RCS community in the world.
Within 170 days from the commencement of operations, Jio4GVoice
surpassed 100 million subscribers, creating a world record. It has grown
faster than Facebook (News - Alert), WhatsApp and Skype to reach 100 million
Jio4GVoice allows subscribers to become a Jio customer, without the need
to buy a new device. After obtaining their Jio SIM, subscribers are able
to download the Jio4GVoice App from the Google Play store. Jio
subscribers can make nd receive voice and video calls seamlessly on the
Jio network, without the requirement of an LTE (News - Alert)-enabled device, and
bene?t from the high call quality that the Jio network brings.
Jio4GVoice users also bene?t from the enhanced IP messaging features,
such as chat, group chat, ?le transfer, location share and stickers, in
addition to the enriched calling features. These capabilities are
compatible with the latest RCS speci?cations.
Jio4GVoice is based on the WIT Communication Suite, an innovative
platform allowing mobile operators to create, launch and evolve new IP
communications services, combining voice, video and messaging through
downloadable apps for Android (News - Alert) and iPhone smartphones and across PC, Web
and TV end-points.
Luis Silva, CEO of WIT Software, said, "WIT is very proud to have
been working with Reliance Jio for the last two years, and we are
thrilled with the huge success of the Jio services. The rate of growth
of subscribers of the Jio4GVoice service that we have seen in the ?rst
?ve months is remarkable and a testament to the innovative service that
Jio is providing to the Indian market. We are excited by the ambition
and pace of the Jio evolution, and we look forward to future service
extensions and new service launches to enrich the Jio proposition even
Mathew Oommen, President of Network-Global Strategy and Service
Development of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, said, "We chose to work
with WIT for their breadth of experience around RCS as a foundation, and
we are delighted with the technical excellence of their delivery and the
commitment of the WIT team supporting the Jio launch".
About WIT Software S.A.
WIT Software S.A. is a well-established software house that specializes
in products and solutions for advanced mobile communications, with
extensive expertise in solutions relating to RCS, intelligent
conversational Bots, Voice over Wi-Fi, IMS Applications and IPTV (News - Alert).
Located in Portugal and the UK, the company has over 300 full-time
employees and a blue-chip industry client base.
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