JAJAH, an IP telecommunications company, has announced a complete revamp of the iPod touch, turning the device into a fully functioning mobile phone for consumers.
The new capability, available as a white label solution, enables carriers as well as non-carriers to launch the service under their own brand and provide their customers with the ability to make low cost phone calls and send SMS text messages to any phone in the world from their iPod touch. To use the service, end users only require an iPod touch and a WiFi connection, with no need for a SIM card or contract.
Trevor Healy, CEO at JAJAH, commented: “Millions of people around the world already have an iPod touch in their pocket. With JAJAH’s solution, any company can turn their customers’ iPod touch into a fully functioning mobile phone. The device is particularly popular amongst students, who live in a world where WiFi access is always available and, like everyone, they are looking to save costs, so this is a perfect solution.”
JAJAH’s next generation IP communications platform gives its partners everything they need to launch the service immediately. This includes the application itself, plus the entire suite of management services, from termination of the calls and quality control, right through to billing and processing payments in 200 countries around the world.
Given the economic downturn, consumers are seeking ways to make calls on any mobile device they own, as inexpensively as possible. Jon Arnold, principal analyst of J Arnold & Associates, said: “Offering a turnkey solution provides iPod touch users with added value. This is a prime example of how JAJAH’s innovative platform helps carriers differentiate their services.”