The evolution of messaging – COSMOTE Romania offers customers free of charge data traffic within joyn powered by COSMOTE app

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Instant messaging and video calls are already an important tool of communication in people’s life that keeps them close connected and updated with all news received from dear ones.

 

As a result of the partnership with Deutsche Telekom, COSMOTE Romania is providing the evolution of messaging to its customers, by launching joyn powered by COSMOTE, a mobile messaging application for chats (one to one or group chat), file exchange and sharing (video, audio, images, location, contacts) and video calls among the applications’ users. joyn powered by COSMOTE,developed by cloud communications company Jibe Mobile, is promotionally available with free of charge data traffic for all COSMOTE Romania customers, post-paid and prepaid.

 

joyn is the consumer facing brand for the first of the GSMA’s Rich Communication services (GSM Association, the association that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide).

 

“We live in an era where instant messaging is a very important need. News is shared instantly, people show their friends and family, in real time, the special places visited during a trip, they capture the most important events through pictures, video recordings and video calls. COSMOTE Romania is delighted to bring its customers another type of unlimited communication. Thus, joyn powered by COSMOTE application will engage even more our customers through real-time chatting, video calling and file sharing, with no additional costs”, stated Mathias Hanel, Chief Commercial Officer – Residential Segment, Romtelecom and COSMOTE Romania.

 

Because joyn powered by COSMOTE offers encrypted individual and group chat messages, so that users can communicate safely, weather they use their mobile data service or Wi-FI connection. Also, another feature of the app is video calling, enabling one user to vividly participate in the other one’s special moments and seeing the event through the other’s eyes, during the conversation.

 

During the promotional period, valid between June 30th and July 15th, 2014, all COSMOTE customers, new and existing ones, either post-paid or prepaid, using a smartphone (Android 2.3+ or iOS 7.0+ version), will be able to use joyn powered by COSMOTE, free of charge. All generated traffic from the application’s usage will not consume from the user’s data bundle, nor will add additional costs.

 

joyn powered by COSMOTE can be downloaded by the Android users from Google Play and, respectively, by the iOS users from App Store.

 

More details are available on www.cosmote.ro/joyn.

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COSMOTE Romania had 6 million customers at March 31st, 2014. Launched in 2005, COSMOTE Romania achieved the fastest network development in Europe, according to the Citigroup report in June 2007. In less than 5 years, COSMOTE Romania surpassed its competitors in terms of national network coverage. Today, COSMOTE Romania offers seamless communication to more than 99% of the population and 90% of the territory. COSMOTE Romania is a subsidiary of COSMOTE Group, the operator with the strongest presence in SE Europe with approximately 15.5 million customers. For more information, visit www.cosmote.ro.