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facebook-newsletter0003We thought last year was big for Jibe, but 2014 started even stronger. In January, Jibe received yet another recognition for its product excellence, TMC’s Internet Telephony 2014 Product of the Year. At Mobile World Congress in Spain we announced the Jibe Hub with Deutsche Telekom. Jibe’s Hub now enables out-of-the-box interconnect for all Jibe Private Cloud customers, a significantly faster and more cost-effective approach for any carrier. But most exciting has been the number of new carriers aggressively pursuing RCS with plans to quickly launch messaging and video services. Why the urgency? The whopping $19 Billion Jibe’s… Click here to continue…

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webrtc_rcs_logoWe made the decision back in the fall of 2012 to further embrace internet technologies for telco use and we haven’t looked back since. Today, Jibe is operating the world’s first and only WebRTC/IMS/RCS Gateway, which is powering Sprint’s Messaging Plus IP Communications Service in North America along with launching Deutsche Telekom and other European carriers.

From Jibe’s vantage point, we see WebRCS exploding in adoption this year, enabling multi-device services, and providing easy access for developers to bring significant new innovation into mobile operators’ services pipeline. Combining WebRTC with RCS and IMS to complement each other’s weaknesses is a prudent, yet…

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Messaging Plus powered by Jibe Mobile is now featured in local Sprint retail stores throughout North America, as part of their nationwide campaign, “Connect like never before,”  showcasing Messaging Plus and the rich new communications services that Sprint and Messaging Plus bring to every conversation — group chat, video share, location share and video calling.

Messaging Plus delivers high quality video, real-time messaging and sharing with the telecom-tested quality and interoperability that mobile subscribers really want as part of their mobile messaging experience.

photoIn this photo:  Elmar Weber, Jibe’s CTO and Don Steul, Jibe’s VP Delivery.

Announced in February 2014,…

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The foundation of communications everywhere is openness and reach. To achieve this, it’s vitally important for the future of IP voice, messaging and video communications that interoperability between operators is ensured. Jibe has been an early advocate of the RCS standards since we co-wrote the e-drafts of RCS, and this certification is another important milestone.

Jibe’s private cloud and public cloud networks were awarded Hot-Fix accreditation by the GSMA. Jibe engaged in the accreditation process on behalf of its customers using OEM clients in addition to our own, to…

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blogThe big industry news going into Mobile World Congress was the Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. The move as Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse put it, “shows just how valuable the wireless space is.”

So what does this mean for RCS and Jibe?

In talking with all our current (and future) customers, carriers agree that there is huge value in mobile and great innovation at the heart of delivering new IP services to consumers.

Carrier adoption was given a huge boost by China Mobile’s announcement of their commitment to launch RCS to their subscribers. As the world’s largest mobile network operator by subscribers, China Mobile will bring 760 million very welcome new members to the global RCS community. This will be…

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lg-g-flex-sprintThis year is seeing great momentum with two significant RCS announcements today. According to the GSMA, 20 carriers have launched RCS across 26 countries, 85 have committed to launch by 2015, and 9 OEMs are currently offering products.

Jibe’s North America Sprint RCS launch of Messaging Plus — the all-in-one IP communications client that provides video calling, group chat, and media-file sharing to Sprint Subscribers and their Friends — has been so successful that Sprint is now pre-loading Messaging Plus on nearly all new Sprint Android smartphones, click here for a list of the phones.

Jibe is debuting the Jibe RCS Hub at Mobile World Congress 2014, with Deutsche Telekom leading the way to interconnect Europe — read…

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jibe-newsletter-2014-the-year-of-the-telecom-cloudIn this issue, we highlight the launch of Messaging Plus powered by Jibe in North America for Sprint subscribers, their friends and family.  Messaging Plus provides easy access to a single all-in-one communications service for the latest calling, messaging, and sharing, including: high quality video calling, real-time messaging, and sharing services to everyone across smartphone devices (iPhone & Android) and any phone network.

Messaging Plus brings to consumers the capabilities they will expect moving forward from their phone company in the new multi-modal, always on, multi-tasking world.

Hear from Jibe’s CEO (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEAO9m4OqRE) on the  industry opportunity, the state of RCS and how the Telecom industry is embracing Jibe and its ‘Cloud First’ approach to jumpstart the move to…

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webrtcJoin us at WebRTC in Santa Clara this week. Elmar Weber, Jibe’s CTO and the chief architect of Jibe’s Global IP Communications Cloud, to discuss real-time communicaitons and social, how WebRTC is positioned to play a pivotal role as real-time becomes the expectation across all devices, at WebRTC Conference & Expo III, held November 19-21, 2013, in Santa Clara, Calif. The event – hosted by TMC, PKE Consulting and Systemwide Media — will cater to enterprises, service providers, Web providers, investors and developers, and allow participants to explore how WebRTC (Web-based real-time communications) is set to revolutionize the way we communicate by enabling true browser-to-browser communications.

Elmar Weber, Jibe’s CTO will speak on the WebRTC & Social…

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This week, Jibe will be featured at Rich Communication 2013.  At the show, Jibe Mobile will showcase (at stand 5) the world’s first open technology platform supporting industry standards including GSMA RCS 5.1, joyn™, and open APIs enabling developers to rapidly incorporate real-time, ‘rich communications’ into mobile applications.

Jibe’s senior director of product marketing, Craig Marshall-Nicholls, will be a  speaking Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. to provide insight into the strategic and competitive advantages for carriers that have gone ‘Cloud First.’

Jibe will demonstrate its cloud, as well as the company’s IP communications clients including Messaging Plus, which was recently launched by Sprint and…

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Today, Monday, October 14, with Sprint, we launched Sprint’s new IP consumer messaging app, Messaging Plus for iPhone and Android™-powered smartphones.

Messaging Plus delivers high quality video, real-time messaging and sharing with the telecom-tested quality and interoperability that mobile subscribers really want as part of their mobile messaging experience.

“Messaging Plus is another industry first for Sprint and another example of our countless innovations that enable customers to…

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