India’s fastest growing dual technology mobile network operator Tata Teleservices Ltd. (TTSL) and Canadian firm Iseemedia Inc a leading provider of “Blackberry-Like Email Services” directly to the mobile phone; today announced that it has begun deployment of an SMS Based Push-mail service for its GSM and CDMA mobile services.
As part of this agreement, TTSL will launch SMS Enabled Email solution for both Tata Docomo-GSM and Tata Indicom CDMA mobile service users. The commercial launch of the service is expected to be completed by November 2009. This Iseemedia’s Push Mail Solution which is known as “iSeeMail” will enable every mobile handset (including base level or entry handsets) to act as a smart phone enabling the user to check, download and retrieve email messages.
The iSeeMail solution is architected to utilize any available interface for providing full access to emails. This unique multi-modal approach offers subscribers to access emails using multiple interfaces such as SMS, MMS, WAP/XHTML and OMA-EMN. The iseemail platform supports virtually all email systems through standard POP3, IMAP4, EAS and WebDAV protocols. It therefore provides accesses to enterprise and consumer emails from Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL, Hotmail and others. Being client-less with all the features, the iSeeMail solution makes almost any device behave like a smart phone.
The iSeeMail platform is designed to leverage operators’ existing infrastructure and provides a very cost-effective yet fully featured mobile email solution even on low-end mobile devices with the basic SMS interface. It makes every mobile device a smart phone which offers operators ample opportunities for generating additional revenues from their customers – even from customers not subscribing to data plans.
Key Features of iSeeMail service-:
>>Fully functional Email system providing consistent user experience over any available user interface.
>>Unmatched user experience for accessing Email attachments – fast, bandwidth optimized (90% data savings), interactive access to all popular content formats with on-demand pan-&-zoom capability
>>Wide coverage of devices (nearly 100%) by utilizing multiple delivery channels using standard protocols such as SMS, MMS, WAP Push, etc.
>>Fully internationalized solution – supports in English and some other language.