NEW YORK, NY, June 22, 2005 - Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication services, today announced availability of MIMail, an integrated Mobile IM and email solution that migrates the two popular messaging services to the mobile environment with a PC-like experience that enables users to conduct email and IM communications on the move.
Comverse MIMail brings to the mobile environment user communications from global communities such as AOL,® MSN,® Yahoo!® and ICQ® with their familiar IM PC user experience, including chat-like user interface, status indication, multiple dialogs, familiar icons and logos. Users can receive email and IM message notifications even when not logged into the application, providing an always-on user experience. Comverse MIMail is optimized for mobile use with a fully-functional email inbox that lets users receive and send emails and attachments directly to and from their device just like on a PC, with multiple folders, aggregation of external email accounts, personal address book, and user-configurable notifications across messaging applications.
Comverse MIMail includes all of Comverse's mobile IM and email gateway features and provides additional capabilities that optimize the integration between these services. The solution also includes a large set of mobile clients (e.g. J2ME,® BREW,® and Symbian®) and a unified system for billing, management and reporting.
Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication services. These value-added enhanced services solutions, along with the company's real-time billing solutions, comprise the company's Total Communication portfolio. Comverse's Total Communication portfolio addresses four primary categories: call completion and call management solutions; advanced messaging for groups, communities and person-to-person communication; solutions and enablers for the management and delivery of data and content-based services; and real-time billing and account management solutions for dynamic service environments. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Verint Systems, a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence; and Ulticom, a leading provider of service enabling signaling software for wireline, wireless and Internet communications. Comverse Technology is an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Index company. For additional information, visit the Comverse Web site at www.comverse.com or Comverse Technology's Web site at www.cmvt.com.
All product and company names mentioned herein may be registered trademarks or trademarks of Comverse or the respective referenced company(s). J2ME is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc., BREW is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Symbian is a registered trademark of Symbian Limited.
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