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INDUSTRY CHALLENGE: The time-honored approach to telecom infrastructure does not commercially scale nor does it meet the business needs of mobile carriers or the demand of messaging users.


Jibe’s Cloud business model is changing the cost and delivery model for the entire Telecom Industry, letting carriers shift from unproductive large monolithic CapEx purchases, using the cloud as the foundational layer for innovation.


Jibe’s Hosted Cloud service lets mobile operators quickly and cost-effectively put standards-based IP infrastructure in place, as well as eliminate costly technology fragmentation both within and across mobile carriers. This allows carriers to quickly launch integrated SMS/MMS and next-gen IP messaging services powered by Jibe’s dedicated IP service instead of investing in slow,…

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Strategic Approach
Operators typically have two basic options when deploying RCS:
they can base RCS on their own IMS infrastructure, or they can use
a hosted service. Deutsche Telekom chose Jibe Mobile’s IP
Communications Cloud and branded IP client, supporting industry
standards (including WebRTC, RCS, joyn™) and interoperability
enabling carriers to deliver rich IP-based communications services
to anyone, on any network, on any device.

Deutsche-telekom-logo“Launching our RCS services in Romania and Slovakia using the Jibe Communications Cloud and RCS Hub, has been an important step in fulfilling our ambition of bringing these rich carrier-driven communication experiences to our customers throughout Europe.”
– Kobus Smit
Head of Voice and…

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It’s now clear to the world that the industry is interconnecting RCS, the piece are in place and Mobile Operators are in the process of evolving the SMS experience to an integrated IP Messaging/SMS experience.

February 26, 2015
Telco giants to demonstrate next phase of IP comms at MWC 2015
Some of the world’s leading operators are uniting with rich communication services (RCS) vendor Jibe at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona. IP video calling, group chat and sharing will be demonstrated based on platforms developed by Jibe, in sync with RCS specifications laid out by the GSMA.


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EMEA: Jibe Mobile eases global interconnection
Jibe the expansion of its global interconnection showcase for next week’s Mobile World Congress event being held in…

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For the second year in a row, Jibe Mobile’s Cloud and Client is a winner of the Internet Telephony Product of the Year for our work in virtualizing carriers networks providing IP communications to Mobile Operators around the world.

‘Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award,’ said Rich Tehrani (News – Alert), CEO, TMC. ‘The recipients represent leaders within the VoIP and IP Communications industries and have demonstrated innovation and excellence. We look forward to seeing their future successes.’
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The telecommunications industry is at a significant turning point as carriers globally make the major transition – to compete with OTT applications – from circuit-switched voice and SMS to…

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Jibe Mobile, a pioneer in Mobile Operator IP Communications, received the world’s first Blackbird Drop 1 Full Accreditation for its RCS Android Client.


Blackbird, the latest product definition for GSMA’s Rich Communications Services (RCS), sets itself apart from previous version as it allows phone manufacturers to embed (“bake in”) Blackbird RCS as the default messaging client integrating SMS and IP Communications together in a single button experience. This advancement of the specification significantly improves usability for carrier introduced IP communications.

There are over 400 certification handset and network tests that need to pass to be “Blackbird accredited” and Jibe is at the forefront of ensuring that clients from leading handset manufacturers, as well…

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2015 will be remembered as the year that carriers interconnected together to provide rich integrated IP messaging for consumers, much the same way SMS has provided dependable text messaging for the past two decades.

Here are my predictions for the catalysts triggering the growth of Carrier IP communications services:

1. RCS will be recognized as the de-facto standard for IP Messaging. Carriers will leverage Jibe’s IP Communications Cloud and branded client to deliver innovative, dependable, easy to use communications services for consumers to instant message, share content, and video chat in the same experience while still able to access SMS/MMS.

2. Interoperability between carriers will be the top priority. Jibe’s RCS Hub will connect over 1 billion mobile subscribers…

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Sprint’s Messaging Plus RCS service powered by Jibe Mobile now has Holiday shouts that users can send to their friends and family, even if they haven’t downloaded the app yet. A shout is like a sticker but with audio, so it provides an even better messaging experience when words just cannot say enough.

If you are using Messaging Plus on your Android or iPhone smartphone, the new holiday shouts will appear automatically, and it’s really easy to send a shout.

How to send a shout:

Step 1 – Click the smiley face

Step 2 – Click on the wreath to see the holiday shouts

Step 3 – Select the shout you want to send

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H264-vp8-androidJibe’s IP Cloud and Clients provide cross-platform video calling and sharing using the two most widely used codecs H.264 and VP8 natively within its applications, making Jibe’s Clients an ideal choice for operators that require interoperability for RCS video services across devices.

This week, at WebRTC V hosted in San Jose, the IETF announcement was discussed as ground breaking news:

The Codec Battle is Now Over

Going forward, the WebRTC standard shall support H.264 and VP8.  A decision we made two years ago.  This announcement and the going forward support for H.264 and VP8 in the browser will allow the acceleration of the development of the enhanced user experience between mobile and web.

How does this impact carriers?
Carriers will benefit…

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webrtcconfVThis week, we’ll be presenting on the opportunities to monetize the mobile media stream at WebRTC Conference & Expo V, held in San Jose, California. Jibe’s director of sales engineering, Neil McGrath, will co-present a session on Wednesday 19th from 9:50 a.m. -10:20 a.m., titled “Media Service – is this where the money is?”

McGrath will explore the advantages, challenges and opportunities of WebRTC-enabled services, and why Jibe chose to incorporate WebRTC into its cloud-based IP communications platform to help Mobile Operators rapidly implement the highest quality IP communications on a wide scale. In addressing carrier monetization of new IP communications, he will share how WebRTC will allow Operators to address its mobile and fixed line subscribers over…

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The show is buzzing with the momentum that is building in the marketplace for Carrier IP-Messaging.  The integration of IP-Messaging with SMS/MMS has been a major move forward.  We’ve seen the direct user uptake within the Jibe user community as consumers are able to seamlessly upgrade their experience and then invite their friends into the ecosystem.The next major step for Carrier IP-Messaging is the OEM rollout.  At the Jibe stand, we’re demonstrating standards-based native messaging on Sony’s new Z3 running Android 4.4.4 powered by Jibe’s IP Communication Cloud.  This is a fully accredited joyn Blackbird client.  And a very impressive device.

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With the native client, we’re demonstrating 1:1 chat, group chat, single and group file transfer…

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