Yahoo, Jajah Make Phone Hookup

Medford, Cassimir
April 2008
Red Herring;4/29/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on a deal signed by Internet voice provider Jajah with Yahoo to become the phone service for Yahoo Messenger (YM), the search company's popular instant-messaging. Jajah's service will replace Yahoo's current voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application, which provides basic and premium PC-to-PC, PC-to-phone, and phone-to-PC communications in YM. Sameer Mithal, senior principal at IBB Consulting, comments on the benefits of the deal for both companies.


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