Oxygen8 Communications Launches New SMS Bulk Rates

April 14, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, England, April 14 /PRNewswire/ — Global micro-billing, communications and mobile enablement specialist, Oxygen8 Communications (http://www.oxygen8.com) today announces its new SMS bulk rates for UK media companies and corporates who are looking to send bulk text messages in order to maximise revenues from mobile marketing activities internationally.

Gary Corbett, Commercial Director at Oxygen8 Communications, says, “As bulk volumes continue to soar we have seen customers increasingly sending bulk text messages globally. As a result pricing for wholesale international SMS continues to decrease, creating new business opportunities for any company that is looking to expand their international business activities.”

Corbett continues, “The new SMS bulk rates are accompanied by the functionality of the Oxygen8 Mobile platform, which is very scalable and is able to handle hundreds of messages per second and hundreds of connections, enabling customers to increase billing collections and bottom-line profits by utilising bulk text messages. This means that companies can be managing sophisticated international campaigns in just minutes, whilst resellers are able to build applications and standalone business based on the capabilities of the platform.”

Key features of the Oxygen8 Mobile platform include:

  • Creation of interactive services
  • Integration via simple APIs
  • Scheduled sends
  • Advanced scheduling – managing rate and capacity of sends
  • Dynamic headers
  • Dashboard reporting

Corbett concludes, “We want our customers to be able to grow their business quickly and easily either within their domestic markets or across the globe. In today’s world that means having a resilient platform but with the flexibility that is required to adapt services to the increasingly sophisticated and complex way that consumers interact with new media. With the Oxygen8 platform, accompanied by our new SMS bulk rates, this becomes possible.”

Oxygen8 Communications has set a target of growing 60% in the next two years, building on its strong performance in 2009. Turnover in the last six months of 2009 was 20% up on the previous year. Whilst core markets such as the UK have seen an increase of 10%, emerging markets, particularly in Africa, are seeing triple digit growth.

About Oxygen8 Communications

Oxygen8 Communications is a global micro-billing, communications and mobile enablement specialist, delivering ‘carrier-grade’ multimedia services which include voice, data, web, WAP, SMS, MMS and video. As one of the largest privately-owned providers of voice and mobile services in the world, Oxygen8 is unique in providing content, infrastructure, billing, CRM and campaign management on a global scale, all through a single supplier.

Utilising the latest technology, Oxygen8 enables its clients to develop new ways of interacting with their customers, whether locally or across international markets, helping them to drive new revenue streams, build brand awareness and increase customer loyalty. Oxygen8′s innovative communications solutions are helping businesses throughout the world to reduce their cost base and streamline their processes.

The Oxygen8 management team draws on many years of experience and expertise, having been at the forefront of the voice and mobile services industry since its inception. Oxygen8 is fully compliant with the latest industry regulations and standards, providing customers with complete confidence that the company is leading the way in best practice for the industry.

Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Oxygen8 provides voice and mobile services to infrastructure providers, media companies, and corporates. Its clients include mobile networks, newspaper groups, radio and television stations, major high street retailers, and banks. Oxygen8 currently operates in the UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, South Africa and East Africa including Tanzania.

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