Globe Telecom of The Philippines and fastmobile, a provider of the design and supply of integrated messaging and content access solutions for mobile network operators, have announced the execution of contracts and the upcoming launch of services in The Philippines.
This agreement enables the creation of VAS and delivery to the subscribers of Globe Telecom. With the fastmobile experience (fmx) users are able to utilize presence-based applications for mobile IM such as Chikka, MSN, Yahoo, and others as well as an integrated native address book along with integrated messaging features. fmX enables multimedia functionality such as text, picture and video messaging along with gaming, Voice Instant Messaging, and business applications. These services deploy on both 2.5 and 3G networks, which Globe plans on launching in the near future.
The agreement brings fastmobile's fmx services to The Philippines. The service, currently planned to be marketed under the Globe brand, will offer Filipino mobile phone users an integrated combination of integrated messaging and multimedia messaging features.