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TMCNet:  tyntec Expands Coverage Area of Global SMS Service into the U.S., Canada, Brazil and More

[December 06, 2012]

tyntec Expands Coverage Area of Global SMS Service into the U.S., Canada, Brazil and More

SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--

Mobile interaction service provider tyntec today announced that it has expanded coverage of its SMS network into the U.S., Canada, Brazil other countries enabling network coverage for SMS messaging for carriers including AT&T, Sprint (News - Alert) Nextel, T-Mobile and Verizon. The addition of these new markets increases tyntec's global coverage by 16% to now include 750 mobile networks globally, making it one of the largest international coverage portfolios of any global SMS provider. With a decade of SMS experience behind it, tyntec offers subscribers a greater range of routing options and global redundancy through its network of SMS partners (Deutsche Telekom, KPN (News - Alert) and others), reliable and scalable message delivery, Service Level Agreement (SLA) reporting and advanced measurement analytics.

Demand for global SMS services is on the rise especially in the internet industry, with large companies extending popular e-mail and social networking services with SMS epecially into emerging markets. Facebook (News - Alert), for instance, is using SMS to extend their reach in developing countries and Twitter enables users to tweet via text messaging.

Meanwhile, the Application to Person (A2P) messaging market is growing rapidly. Analysts at ABI Research estimate that portals and social networks similar to Google (News - Alert) and Facebook will be generating 314 billion SMS messages in 2015 and Mobile Marketing Watch forecasts A2P SMS will overtake person-to-person SMS in 2016.

"With our expanding footprint and ten-plus years powering many of the world's largest SMS networks, our global network expansion and full SMS coverage into major markets such as the US, Canada and Brazil is a huge milestone for us," said Thorsten Trapp, co-founder and CTO of tyntec. "These new markets underscore our ability to provide unique and easy connectivity to the complex mobile market, while offering even greater reliability and a range of new pricing options for our clients. This combination means that we can offer clients the most compelling international SMS offering on the market."

About tyntec

tyntec is a mobile interaction specialist, enabling businesses to integrate mobile services for a wide range of uses - from mission-critical applications to internet services. We reduce the complexity involved in accessing the closed and complex telecoms world by providing a high quality, easy-to-integrate and global offering using universal services such as SMS, voice and numbers. Our products serve a broad range of business requirements are all backed up by an advanced and reliable infrastructure. Founded in 2002, and with more than 150 staff in five offices around the globe, tyntec works with 500+ businesses including mobile service providers, enterprises and internet companies. tyntec is a global mobile interaction service provider, offering high-quality mobile messaging and information services to mobile network operators, enterprises, mobile service providers and internet.

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