San Francisco-based Global IP Solutions
(GIPS) has announced that it has signed an agreement with Netherlands-based Nimbuzz
which includes platform fees, support fees and royalties.
Nimbuzz, which was officially launched last year, is a mobile social messenger that combines instant messaging, presence, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) across communities such as Skype, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, GoogleTalk, AIM, and social networks like Facebook and MySpace (News
Nimbuzz said it is aiming to become the largest global communications platform for seamless IP-based communication among mobile devices and social media platforms.
The social messenger is available on mobiles, PCs and the Web, and one can instant message, share location, share a file, group call or enter chat rooms with the offering.
GIPS is a provider of voice and video processing in IP communications. The company says that its technology enables customers to deliver “unrivaled quality,” with a “faster time-to-market” and with “less risk” than competitors’ solutions.
GIPS’ customers include application developers, wired and wireless service providers and network and telecommunications equipment vendors.
Back January, GIPS and Citrix Online (News
), a division of Citrix Systems, also announced
the signing of an OEM license and distribution agreement.
Under the terms of the deal, GIPS is providing integrated VoIP and PSTN audio conferencing to Citrix’s GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar.
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Edited by Stefania Viscusi