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- Following successful i-mode deployments, Miyowa’s MoveMessenger™ IM WAP solution is now available to world’s leading mobile operators

- Fact: MoveMessenger™ is the leading mobile instant messaging client technology in Europe

Paris, 22 October 2007 – Miyowa, the European leader in mobile instant messaging, today announced that following on from KPN’s successful launch of Windows Live Messenger™ on i-mode last year, the company has now deployed the mobile Java version of Windows Live Messenger™.

Under this new agreement all KPN customers will be able to use Windows Live Messenger™ - the most popular instant messaging service in the Netherlands - on their mobile phone, thanks to Miyowa’s universal mobile instant messaging technology, MoveMessengerTM.

To date, 15 mobile operators use MoveMessenger around the world. Designed to provide an end-to-end service, which incorporates content distribution and advertising capabilities, together with detailed billing information, MoveMessenger has become the mobile instant messaging service of choice amongst European operators.

Peter Radix, Entertainment Content Marketing Manager for KPN said: “Miyowa has been a partner of KPN for a long time and has consistently delivered innovative and robust mobile client Instant Messaging. This new version of MoveMessengerTM now allows KPN to reach all of our 8.9 million mobile customers and enable access to Windows Live Messenger direct on their mobile.”

Stéphane Hareng, VP Strategic Marketing and Customer Operations at Miyowa commented:”Miyowa’s mobile IM client software is today the best-in-class solution for mobile operators. It provides the best end-user experience and service on the market. This is why KPN and all major operators turn to Miyowa for its proven mobile instant messaging deployment.”


About Miyowa

Miyowa is the European leader in mobile Instant messaging and entertainment for communities. Miyowa provides mobile operators and portals with a white-labelled, scalable range of Instant messaging related content and services. Since 2003, the company has developed a thorough expertise in federating mobile operators' and portals' communities.
Miyowa created the first handset independent universal end-to-end client messaging technology (MoveMessenger™), compliant with all major existing standards and systems in place. With the official support of the major instant messaging brands, Miyowa allows operators' customers to access their preferred messenger and multimedia content.

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About Windows Live Messenger

Faster than email and easier than the phone, Windows Live Messenger is a free instant messaging (IM) service that allows people to connect with others in real time and express themselves in a rich, convenient and fun way. Windows Live Messenger is used by more than 280 million people each month, making it the world’s largest consumer IM service. The only IM service to offer full-screen video Windows Live Messenger was also the first to offer virtually unlimited file sharing. Every day over 2.5 billion Messenger messages are sent around the world and at any one time there are more than 15 million people using Windows Live Messenger – which is available at

About KPN

KPN is the leading provider of telecommunications services in the Netherlands, serving customers with wire line and wireless telephony-, internet- and TV services. To business customers, KPN delivers voice-, internet- and data services as well as fully-managed, outsourced ICT solutions. Both nationally and internationally, KPN provides wholesale network services to third parties, including operators and service providers. In Germany and Belgium, KPN pursues a multi-brand strategy with its mobile operations, and serves multiple customer segments in consumer as well as business markets.

As at June 30 2007, KPN served 5.8 million wireline voice subscribers, 8.8 million mobile customers, 2.5 million Internet customers and 0.3 million TV customers in the Netherlands, as well as 16.1 million mobile customers in Germany and Belgium. With 27,096 individuals (24,881 FTEs), KPN posted revenues of EUR 5.9bn, with an EBITDA of EUR 2.5bn in the first half year of 2007. KPN was incorporated in 1989 and is listed on the Amsterdam, New York, London and Frankfurt stock exchanges.

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