Hictu and Jajah Partner to Remove Barriers to Convenient, Affordable Global Communication
(Market Wire Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge) CAGLIARI, ITALY and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, January 23 / MARKET WIRE/ --
Jajah, a global
web-activated telephony leader, and Hictu, the innovative video
micro-blogging service launched by Abbeynet last June, today announced
Hictu's complete integration of Jajah's voice-calling capabilities into
their technology platform.
Hictu users will be able to use Jajah service from within any micro-post on
Hictu, simply by clicking on the green Jajah button embedded in their Hictu
profile. Users will also be able to talk from their phone with any other
Jajah customer or with any user who has previously registered a phone
number in the Jajah section of their Hictu profile.
"We are very proud to announce this partnership with Jajah," states Luca
Filigheddu, CEO of Abbeynet. "Jajah is one of the fastest growing global
Web telephony companies; a young company forecasted to play a leadership
role in the future of Web-integrated communications."
Developed in Italy and capable of competing over an international Web 2.0
scenario, the Hictu video micro-blogging platform lets users instantly
publish text, audio and video messages online and share this content with
friends and other Hictu users. Video and audio messages can be recorded
directly from within Hictu webpages, turning the service into the "Twitter"
for video micro-bloggers. Hictu enables users to update the world with
their "real-time" status and activities, while integrating content from
leading IM and VoIP services.
"Micro communities like Hictu are becoming daily places of congregation and
are increasing in importance for their users," says Roman Scharf, JAJAH
co-founder. "It is our conviction to provide these spaces with the
opportunity for web to voice capability to match the communication needs
and preferences of its users. Hictu's service is compelling and unique and
we are thrilled to be working with them."
JAJAH, a global web-activated telephony leader headquartered in Mountain
View, California, is dedicated to removing the barriers to global
communications and bringing consumers, enterprises and telecommunications
companies vastly improved telephony solutions. JAJAH's telephony 2.0
services -- including Jajah Direct, Jajah Buttons, and Jajah Web -- combine
the best of the Internet with the best of the existing telephony
infrastructure. Leading the next generation of IP communications, JAJAH
makes it convenient and affordable for people everywhere to stay in touch.
For more information please visit http://www.jajah.com
Abbeynet develops high technology solutions based on VoIP paradigm. Founded
in Cagliari, Italy, in the year 2000 the company launched in the same year
Chocophone, one of the first VoIP services worldwide. Today with more than
seven years of experience in the Voice Over IP space, the company reached a
leader position in Europe. Abbeynet develop and sells end-to-end platforms
to allow telecom companies and Internet Service Providers to offer high
quality VoIP services to their customers. Abbeynet also offers solutions
designed to answer the needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) such as
Sitofono. The company is also a major VoIP telecom provider for consumer
users and is the only Italian company awarded by the Pulver100 Award. Last
June Abbeynet developed and launched its first Web 2.0 service, Hictu, an
innovative video micro-blogging service. http://www.abbeynet.com and
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