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Year 2014 at a Glance

We are pleased to bring to you key highlights from 2014, the 2nd year since Vopium White-label was launched. It was a year marked with great achievements and success for Vopium including no less than three partner projects going live, new white-label and technical partnerships as well as product innovation throughout our solutions portfolio.

Launch of Comoyo by Telenor Digital

Comoyo, the Rich Messaging app pilot by Telenor Digital, was launched for Bangladesh market. Available for download in Bangladesh, the app offers Rich Messaging features like free localized stickers, multimedia sharing and content store. The End-to-End Rich messaging app solution, developed for Telenor by Vopium within a remarkable time, offers apps in English as well as Bengali languages for Android platform currently.

Strategic Partnership between Huawei and Vopium

Huawei and Vopium have entered into a strategic partnership to develop End-to-End Rich Communication solutions based on the Mobile Application development capabilities of Vopium and network technology of Huawei. The purpose of the partnership is the joint marketing and deployment of Huawei’s concept of ‘Communication as a Service (CaaS)’ in Western Europe.

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. Huawei was founded in 1987 and today employs about 150,000 people, with around 45% engaged in research and development.

Vopium is looking forward to this collaboration with Huawei and expects that it will bring value to Huawei and Vopium as well as our partners world wide.

 

Launch of Talk2Go App with TalkTalk UK

TalkTalk UK partnered with Vopium to develop VoIP enabled apps for its business and home broadband subscribers. Divided over two phases, the whole project was successfully implemented with the launch of ‘Talk2Go’ for TalkTalk Business in October, 2014 and TalkTalk Residential in November, 2014. Talk2Go, with its ‘Follow Me’ feature, allows TalkTalk subscribers to receive calls in-app over 3G or Wi-Fi when away from their land-line numbers and also enjoy economical roaming while outside of UK. Users can utilize their broadband & land-line call plans from inside the app and can add multiple numbers to their Talk2Go account.

Launch of Atme in Indonesia with Bakrie Telecom

After the successful trial of Swara, Bakrie Telecom and Vopium launched ‘Atme’ Rich Communication App in July, 2014. This Vopium-powered app enables Bakrie subscribers to make VoIP calls, send SMS, and chat with other Atme users. Targeting the Indonesian youth, Atme offers a rich and engaging user experience with custom rich media content (stickers, emojis) and features like content marketplace integrated with carrier billing. Since its launch, Atme is fast gaining popularity with new signups and increased traffic volume.

LINK App Launch with Ooredoo Tunisia

Targeting the Tunisian diaspora living in Europe, specifically France, Ooredoo Tunisia launched its Vopium-powered LINK app this year. Tunisians living abroad can now register for LINK using Ooredoo Tunisia SIM card when visiting Tunisia. Once registered, they are able to make on-net calls over Wi-Fi to family and friends on Ooredoo Tunisia network back home when they go back to France. App balance can easily be re-charged using Ooredoo Top-up channels.

Vopium apps take the lead in performance

Vopium is committed to providing highest quality and innovative solutions to its white-label partners. Another testimonial to Vopium’s quality products are the results of 3rd party tests on Vopium powered @me app. These tests were performed on @me Android and iPhone apps while being benchmarked against leading independent OTT calling apps and showed that Vopium apps outperformed other apps on indicators such as Voice Quality under all network conditions.

New White-label Partners

Vopium’s partner portfolio continues to grow as two more telecom operators sign Vopium as their white-label solution provider for Calling and Rich Messaging solutions showing their confidence in Vopium and its capabilities.

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