Success with advanced data services in prepaid market continues with launch of the Samsung Craft 4G LTE handset
Redwood City, CA – October 19th, 2010 – SEVEN®, the global leader in push-enabled mobile messaging solutions, announced that MetroPCS Communications Inc. has deployed its push mobile email technology for its mail@Metro consumer email service. The SEVEN-powered service is offered on more than 15 handsets, including the Samsung Craft, the first commercially available 4G LTE device to launch in the United States.
For SEVEN, teaming with a prepaid market leader like MetroPCS puts it at the forefront of consumer email services, where push services are beginning to grow rapidly. The prepaid market also is growing very rapidly, with IDC reporting that up to 65 percent of new mobile subscribers are choosing these types of services.
The SEVEN-powered service provides a simple interface to get real-time email delivery from one or more popular email services including AOL, Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail, and Yahoo! Mail. Customers have the same convenient mobile email experience on all handsets – from 12-key phones to 4G smartphones - at an affordable price.By working closely with MetroPCS, SEVEN has continued to develop next-generation services for both consumer and business users. For MetroPCS, SEVEN has launched its services on a variety of devices, including the Samsung Caliber and the LG Helix. SEVEN's easy-to-use solution immediately increases the value of carrier data plans and accelerates user adoption. In addition, SEVEN continues to expand beyond its email product portfolio, offering a variety of solutions – all developed with the intent to drive a great user experience and adoption rate on supported devices.
For additional information contact:
Isabelle Dumont +1 650-799-7542
Senior Director, Marketing | SEVEN
David Rodewald +1 805-494-950
The David James Agency | SEVEN
SEVEN® is the leading provider of push-enabled mobile email and messaging solutions for mass market devices. The company is the first to provide wireless operators and device manufacturers with an integrated mobile platform that allows them to simplify the delivery of mobile data, applications, and services to a broad portfolio of devices. With services powered by SEVEN, operators and device manufacturers can increase customer loyalty and give subscribers access to the email and messaging services of their choice on the device of their choice. SEVEN's push-enabled email services are in production in 14 languages including English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic and Finnish, among others. Today, SEVEN runs on more than 550 device models across six operating platforms.
SEVEN is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices around the globe. For more information, visit www.seven.com.