Sybase 365, a firm engaged in providing mobile messaging interoperability and the delivery of mobile content, has signed group agreements with 14 Celtel International operators in Africa, enabling their more than 25 million subscribers to send and receive SMS text messages from most countries around the world.
Group agreements have also recently been signed with major conglomerates based in Africa and with other new customers including Globacom Nigeria, Mattel Mauritania, Telma Madagascar and Rwandatel Rwanda.
Through these operator partnerships more than 180 million subscribers across Africa will now have access to international SMS connectivity with the rest of the world.
Howard Stevens, vice president of Sybase 365, EMEA, said: Working with these operators illustrates our commitment to the rapidly growing African market. Such agreements also contribute to extending Sybase 365’s global reach.