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Jibe Mobile Named CTIA Startup Lab Finalist for Next Generation Cloud-Based IP Communications Services

CEO Amir Sarhangi to Present "Why Mobile Operators' IP Communications Belong in the Cloud" at CTIA Super Mobility Week

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jibe Mobile www.jibemobile.com, the Cloud Communications Company for Mobile Operators, today announced that Jibe has been named as a CTIA Startup Lab program finalist. Showcasing Jibe's cloud-based hosted service at CTIA's Super Mobility Week's Startup Lab in Las Vegas, Jibe's CEO and co-founder Amir Sarhangi will address how mobile operators can more effectively compete with the OTT threats by using the cloud to deliver the next generation of communications services for mobile subscribers in his session "Why IP Communications Belongs in the Cloud".

"We are honored to be selected as a CTIA Startup Lab finalist. This recognition reinforces the role that Jibe's cloud is playing for mobile operators to deliver rich IP-based video calling, group chat and sharing communications services that rival the best of OTT," said Amir Sarhangi, CEO Jibe Mobile. "Jibe's cloud is already disrupting the position of traditional infrastructure vendors by enabling carriers to rapidly launch and globally connect such communication services over LTE and WiFi as the mobile industry makes the major transition from voice and SMS to IP networks."

"CTIA is very excited to have Jibe Mobile as a CTIA Startup Lab finalist," said Heather Blanchard, Director of Wireless Internet Development at CTIA – The Wireless Association. "CTIA selected Jibe Mobile as a finalist for their high potential to grow the mobile marketplace. Jibe Mobile has advanced the approach to cloud services to allow mobile operators to quickly launch and connect consumers with the most innovative IP communications services."  

Companies were nominated by CTIA and mobile community leaders from 1871, Apptual, Austin Technology Incubator, BootstrapLabs, Hackers and Founders, LaunchHub, MoDev, Mobile Monday, Momentum, Orange Labs, Rocketspace, Telecom Council and University College of London - DECIDE. Finalists were chosen by the CTIA Investor Panel comprised of judges from Blumberg Capital, Caten McGuire, Cooley LLP, Docomo Capital, Ericsson, Fortify Ventures, Honda, Intel Capital, Khosla Ventures, LG Electronics Mobile, mBlox, Orange Labs, Samsung, Sony Growth Ventures and Innovation, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.

Designed to help seed and growth stage startups secure accelerated connections and investments in the mobile industry, the CTIA Startup Lab program will take place at Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas, September 8 -11, as part of CTIA MobileTalks.

Jibe Mobile's IP Communications Cloud — including Jibe's Private Cloud, Public Cloud and brandable IP consumer communications client — is built for carriers to rapidly and cost-effectively launch 'the new native' experience for mobile consumers everywhere. Jibe's open end-to-end standards-based cloud technology platform allows carriers to launch their IP networks in weeks.  One connection to Jibe's RCS Hub provides  interconnect services for mobile operators to bring their subscribers together throughout the world. 

Leveraging Jibe's end-to-end cloud and white label messaging client, Japan's Softbank-owned Sprint launched its Messaging Plus RCS service powered by Jibe in the US in late 2013, and is now preloading the client on most new Android-powered smartphones. Messaging Plus lets Android and iPhone consumers use a single application to connect with family and friends on any wireless carrier in North America via text, instant messaging, group messaging, and video chat, as well as sharing of photos and videos.

Deutsche Telekom has announced they will deploy Jibe's RCS services in European markets and interconnect via Jibe's Cloud and RCS Hub. Deutsche Telekom's regional operating companies in Romania and Slovakia have already launched joyn services developed by Jibe Mobile and delivered over Jibe's IP Communication Cloud in Q2 2014.

In North America and Europe, mobile subscriber can download the Jibe powered app (http://www.jibemobile.com/getapp/) to access the service available in your country.

To schedule a meeting with Jibe at CTIA's Super Mobility Week:
http://www.jibemobile.com/company/contact/

About Jibe Mobile

Jibe Mobile, the Cloud Communications Company for Mobile Operators, provides an open end-to-end technology platform enabling carriers to rapidly launch and efficiently deliver the most innovative IP communication services to mobile consumers globally. Bridging the worlds of traditional standards-based telecommunications and Silicon Valley-style innovation, Jibe's Communications Cloud supports industry standards (including WebRTC, RCS, joyn™) and interoperability enabling carriers to seamlessly deliver rich IP-based communications services — high quality video calling, group chat and large media-file sharing — as part of mobile consumers' everyday conversation, regardless of network, device, or region. Jibe Mobile headquarters is in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in London and Dusseldorf. http://www.jibemobile.com.

Jibe Mobile Marketing:
Dan Seyer
VP Marketing
[email protected]

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