Globaltel Links PCs and Phones Via SMS

Medford, Cassimir
November 2008
Red Herring;11/24/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan by San Diego, California-based Globaltel Media to market a personal computer (PC) widget that connects PC and cell phone users through a text-based chat connection between the two. The company touts the technology as the long-awaited killer application that connects 1.5 billion PC users and 3.2 billion mobile phone users with mobile messaging. According to Robert Sanchez, chief executive officer (CEO) of Globaltel, there are a number of ways to send and receive mobile text messages via PCs, but many are clumsy or require expensive data plans. Communities of users being targeted by Globaltel are cited.


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