Mobile networking and communications company Geodesic has announced the European launch of Mundu IM, which it describes as the most comprehensive IM tool in the market.
Mundu IM, which has won several industry awards, gives users the exclusive ability to cross-conference friends, colleagues and family across MSN, Yahoo IM and AIM services through a single chat window on Pocket PC, Sony Ericsson, Palm OS, Windows Mobile Smartphone and iPhone devices.
Mundu users can stay connected anywhere with their contacts on the most popular IM services including AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk and Jabber on a single user-friendly interface. People with popular phones such as the Sony Ericsson W300i and K550i, HTC Mogul, Samsung BlackJack, Motorola Q, Palm Treo 750, Palm 700p and the iPhone amongst others can now take advantage of Mundu IM.
The evolved capabilities of Mundu IM V4 incorporate a comprehensive set of features to support the needs of todays connected mobile users. These include photo blogging and video sharing; file and music sharing; email notification; and support for major mobile platforms
Capgeminis telecommunications, media and entertainment strategy lab predicts a rosy future for the sector, forecasting that 32% of UK mobile users will be using mobile IM by 2012, sending 15-18 messages per day. Mobile IM revenue is set to reach between 775 million (542 million) and 800 million (560 million) over the same period.
As Internet-enabled Smartphones emerge to be vital tools for todays consumer, IM on mobile devices is becoming a standard mode of communication for consumers and professionals alike, says Arvinder Gujral, Director, Product Marketing at Geodesic. Mundu recognises that users are spread across different IM services and aims to unite them with a single interface across services, and mobile devices.
Users can experience the full feature set of Mundu IM V4 by downloading a free 5-day trial version from http://messenger.mundu.com. For 11, users can get lifetime access to Mundu IM, allowing friends and colleagues to collaborate and communicate freely and frequently with no per-message charge, other than standard data charges.