TITLE

Globaltel Links PCs and Phones Via SMS

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;11/24/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36586210

 

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