Cingular Partners For International MMS
Feb 21, 2006, 1:04 PM by (staff)
Aicent today revealed that it will immediately begin work with Cingular to expand MMS interoperability beyond American shores. Cingular currently is one of the top US carriers in terms of national interoperability; this agreement will put them at the forefront of international interop as well. Aicent provides MMS interop to 70 operators around the world, and is adding more with agreements similar to Cingular's. In addition to MMS, Cingular partners with Aicent for international GPRS roaming.
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