Movial Joins RCA Programme

Movial has joined the GSMA Rich Communications Suite (RCS) work programme as the PC Client provider for the initiative. More than 30 companies are collaborating in the RCS project, including Telecom Italia, Telefonica, TeliaSonera, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung.
Movials contribution to the RCS Initiative, its Communicator PC software, enables mobile operators to seamlessly extend network-based enhanced service offerings to the PC environment, creating viral revenue generation, from increased group SMS and MMS messaging to group IP video telephony. Movial is actively engaged in five RCS compliant operator trials using its PC Client software and todays IP Infrastructure to showcase a full RCS compliant offering across subscribers mobile and PC environments.
With over 15 commercial deployments of Movials Communicator software, we have the proven expertise to make RCS services a reality, says Movial CEO, Jari Ala-Ruona. Movial Communicator PC enriches the end-user experience by easily enabling subscribers to have the same mobile phone number as their PC. Subscribers can go back and forth between their mobile and PC and get all their same cool services, regardless of device. Operators now have the means to offer a standardized and synchronized user experience across a subscribers handset and their computer.
Movial participated in the Helsinki RCS TestFest, where its says its clients proved highly successful. Movial is also contributing its Symbian S60 and Windows mobile client software to the RCS Initiative.