Mobile Messaging

Eko chat app blends corporate email with mobile messaging
Eko’s 21-year-old CEO Korawad Chearavanont may be the scion of a successful Thai family, but insists his startup made it on its own merits, thanks to its traction with enterprises. Susan Cunningham reports from Bangkok.
Singapore SMS solutions specialist TalariaX enters Japan via NTT pact
Singapore-based mobile messaging appliance gateway company TalariaX said it has formed a partnership with NTT Advanced Technology Corporation (NTT-AT) to bring its solutions to the Japanese market.
Chatting up a Smart Nation: How will we connect?
While 2014 seemed to have been the year where everyone craved to connect via every device, 2015 looks set to be the year where we live, breathe, play, purchase and chat via our mobile phones, writes Tencent’s Poshu Yeung.
Startup Nanu out to disrupt the mobile VoIP apps market
Despite the strong positioning of voice communication applications like Skype and Viber, Singapore-based startup Gentay Communications Pte Ltd – which recently launched its low-bandwidth voice communications app Nanu – believes that there is still ample opportunity to grow.
Will Voopee be a cushion for XOX?
XOX-Voopee may not be compelling enough for users to switch from their current messaging apps Still, product has some interesting features that XOX can leverage and improve on to be a real player
SEA chat app war: KakaoTalk wants to be ‘the one’
Users will ultimately choose a single chat app, Korean maker wants to be the one left standing Believes in customising for individual markets beyond just providing local language content
WeChat receives global TRUSTe certification
Tencent announced that its WeChat app and website have been certified by TRUSTe, the global data privacy management company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools and compliance controls.
Rising Internet demand driving Malaysia’s mobile market: Frost
Mobile penetration in Malaysia has long surpassed the 100% mark and is currently hovering around 150%. The Malaysian market is expected to reach a mobile subscriber base of over 50 million by 2015, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Tata extends and simplifies SMS interconnect for MNOs, OTTs
Tata Communications has launched its Mobile Messaging Exchange service, which it claimed would enable Over-The-Top (OTT) providers and SMS aggregators to connect to a large community of MNOs (mobile network operators) globally, while allowing MNOs to monetise the SMS traffic with an added layer of security.
Face-off: LINE and WeChat announce new versions
The seeming head-to-head battle between mobile messaging platforms LINE BAND and WeChat entered a new phase with both announcing new versions within hours of each other.
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