Turkcell plumps for Visto mass-market mobile email

Turkey' s largest mobile communications operator, Turkcell, has selected Visto Corporation's Mobile with ConstantSync technology to deliver mass-market push mobile email services to a customer's wireless device of choice...

Turkey' s largest mobile communications operator, Turkcell, has selected Visto Corporation's Mobile with ConstantSync technology to deliver mass-market push mobile email services to a customer's wireless device of choice. 

Visto Mobile is a secure, wireless email/PIM service delivery platform for popular intelligent mobile devices. It works in real time with email solutions ranging from personal to enterprise, and is claimed to provide maximum control and flexibility for the operator, and choice for the mobile customer.

 

Turkey' s largest mobile communications operator, Turkcell, has selected Visto Corporation's Mobile with ConstantSync technology to deliver mass-market push mobile email services to a customer's wireless device of choice.

Called Turkcell E-Postaci, the new service is a personal mobile email service aimed at mobile phone users. By downloading the push email application from the Turkcell website, customers using POP3 email services will immediately be able to send and receive email on their chosen mobile device.

 

Visto's solutions support several handsets, allowing Turkcell to offer email across many popular phone platforms, eg, Symbian S60, S80 and UIQ, as well as Microsoft Windows Mobile Smartphone and Pocket PC. The platform will enable Turkcell to extend business-class push-based mobile email to a mass market of 26 million customers at an affordable price. 

Visto already provides business-focused mobile mail services across Europe , USA and Asia through major agreements with the Vodafone Group, Sprint-Nextel, and Rogers Wireless among others.

"Turkcell's mass market strategy demonstrates just how far mobile e-mail has evolved in the past 12 months," said Brian Bogosian, chairman, president and CEO of Visto, welcoming Turkcell?s move to extend mobile e-mail beyond the large enterprise market.

* Turkcell was the first mobile operator in Turkey and currently serves 26.7 million subscribers, placing it amongst the top 10 mobile operators in Europe.

* Visto was established in 1996 and is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California . There are offices in Seattle , London , Rome , Paris , Toronto , Tokyo , Beijing and Tianjin . :

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