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Jibe Mobile Powered Messaging Plus Now on Nearly All New Android Smartphones by Sprint

Messaging Plus RCS Service Now Lets Sprint Customers Click to Connect and Share Rich Communications with Friends and Family on any Carrier

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting with friends and family just got even easier for Sprint customers with Messaging Plus now pre-loaded on nearly all new Sprint Android™ smartphones. Messaging Plus, powered by cloud communications company Jibe Mobile, lets Sprint customers purchasing Android smartphones -- such as the new LG G Flex -- click on a single pre-loaded app to connect with friends on any wireless carrier in the United States, Canada and Mexico via text, chat, group chat, video chat as well as sharing of photos and videos.

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Other Sprint smartphone customers can simply download Messaging Plus to their device from Sprint Zone, Sprint.com, Google Play or the Apple App Store. Once installed, Sprint customers with Messaging Plus can invite their family and friends to download the application from Google Play or the Apple App Store to their device to enable all the messaging features across carriers in a single application.

"Messaging Plus continues to gain momentum for its rich communications innovation and customer satisfaction. Based on this success, Messaging Plus is now pre-loaded on most of our new Android-powered smartphones," said Wayne Ward, vice president-Business and Product Development, Sprint. "With Messaging Plus, we are making it easy for our customers to get more out of every conversation with features such as the app to video call, group chat and file sharing."

Sprint Android devices on which Messaging Plus is pre-loaded include:

  • HTC One Max
  • LG G Flex
  • LG G2
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3

"Sprint's commitment to making IP communications a reality with Messaging Plus on their Android phones is allowing more subscribers and their friends every day to share the newest rich communications as part of their everyday conversations," said Amir Sarhangi, CEO, Jibe Mobile. "We are more than pleased with the active user participation and feedback which will help us to continually improve the experience and new services that mobile consumers will have across carriers, devices, and communications applications."

Mobile subscribers in North America can download Messaging Plus for Android (http://goo.gl/1jbs9a) and iPhone (http://appstore.com/messagingplus).

About Jibe Mobile

Jibe Mobile, the global IP communications cloud company, 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 Global IP 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, Dusseldorf and Tokyo. http://www.jibemobile.com.

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Dan Seyer, VP Marketing
[email protected]

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(408) 406-1161

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