SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexmo, a leading cloud communication API company, today announced a strategic partnership with YTL Communications, a global frontrunner in mobile 4G, to make Yes the first mobile operator to offer cloud-based, two way communications, including SMS and virtual voice phone numbers, in the Malaysian market.
The Malaysian mobile market is experiencing exceptional growth, and powered by Nexmo's advanced infrastructure, the Nexmo – YTL Communications partnership marks the first virtual mobile phone number offering in Malaysia to cover both SMS and voice services. Other vendors can only provide such services separately.
"Having launched the world's first converged 4G mobile service, we pride ourselves as a global innovator in next generation telephony. This partnership with Nexmo is a solid example of innovation through the convergence of cloud services and telephony," said Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications. "In selecting our launch partner, we needed to ensure that the provider is capable of handling both SMS and voice services seamlessly. Nexmo fits the bill perfectly. Their advanced global infrastructure, Adaptive Routing™ and real-time analytics will help ensure quality of delivery and a class leading service experience."
"Nexmo is pleased to be partnering with YTL Communications to provide cloud-based communication access into Malaysia. Global enterprises and app developers will now be able to use Nexmo's simple REST API in accessing virtual SMS and voice numbers for Malaysia to create innovative communications-based customer experiences," said Nexmo CEO, Tony Jamous. "Malaysia is a pivotal market in Southeast Asia and Nexmo is committed to serving these markets to assure quality service for APAC customers."
Companies and apps such as Airbnb, Alibaba, Line, Viber, and WeChat use Nexmo for their business critical, international communication needs. For customer success stories, please visit: https://www.nexmo.com/customers/.
Since 2011, Nexmo (www.nexmo.com) has extended the cloud experience to handsets around the world, delivering both high quality messaging and voice capabilities to application developers and enterprises worldwide. High volume communication players such as Airbnb, Line, and Viber send millions of messages per month using Nexmo's Cloud API. Nexmo is headquartered in San Francisco, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. The company has received investments from NHN Investment in South Korea, Intel Capital in Silicon Valley and US based Sorenson Capital among others.
About YTL Communications
YTL Communications (www.yes.my), is a global frontrunner in mobile 4G and is the first mobile operator in Malaysia to bring the worlds of mobile Internet and telephony together in one converged service under the brand of Yes. With 85% population coverage in Malaysia with full domestic and international telephony interconnect, it is one of the most innovative 4G networks in the world.
Since its launch in November 2010, YTL Communications has picked up several highly acclaimed awards for its service innovation and contributions to the industry – namely the Broadband InfoVision Awards under the 'Best New Service' category in 2011 and 'Best Broadband Cloud' category in 2013, Frost & Sullivan's 'Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year 2012' and 'Most Promising Telecom Service Provider of the Year 2013', 'Best Enterprise Cloud Offering' at the 2014 Telecoms.com Award and most recently, 2014 Telecom Asia Award for the 'Most Innovative Partnership Strategy'.