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Thursday 25 November, 2010

Vyke Communications

Launch of UK specific website

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Vyke Communications PLC
25 November 2010
 



25 November 2010

 

Vyke Communications plc

("Vyke" or the "Company")

 

Launch of UK specific website and iPhone app

 

Vyke Communications PLC announces that its subsidiary, Vyke AS, has launched a branded Vyke UK website for Vyke Mobile.   Customers accessing the www.vyke.com website from the UK will now see a UK specific portal, supplementing the established global site and offering the same products and services, but with rates and offers specifically targeting the UK mobile VoIP market.   The initial launch, to selected potential customers, will be followed up with further marketing campaigns over the coming months.

 

The Group's managing director, Mohammad Asif, said "This is another significant step in widening the use of Vyke's mobile services, building on the software we have developed.  For the first time we are specifically targeting the UK market and our call rates, which start at just 1p per minute, reflect this.  We believe that our low rates, coupled with our policy of no contracts or connection fees, makes Vyke the application of choice for those in the UK looking to save money on international calls and text messages."

 

A US-targeted website is also under development which will capitalise further on our experience and on our relationships with BLS Tel Holdings LLP and Bonjour Europe Limited.

 

The Group's Apple iPhone application was launched in October 2010, adding iPhone customers to the user-base which already includes those with Symbian or Java- based phones and Blackberry (RIM) clients.  This will be followed by an application for Android-based phones to be launched before Christmas.

 

Mohammad Asif added; "The Group's initial focus in the fourth quarter was on rapid action to cut costs  and, having achieved significant early successes there, we are now concentrating on expanding sales in markets where we already have existing, or easily delivered, products.  Accordingly, we have not progressed any further with developing call-back and call-through services in India at this time but will make further announcements on progress on this and other areas when appropriate.    There remains much to deliver but we are pleased with the early steps we have taken to restructure and refocus Vyke to date."

 

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- For further information please contact: Vyke Communications plc

 

Vyke Communications

Mohammad Asif, Chief Executive

 

 

+44 20 3137 1560



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 About VYKE

 

Vyke Communications plc is a mobile Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") provider and is headquartered in the UK.. The strategic goal of Vyke is to combine its expertise in VoIP-based communication systems, mobile data service creation/handset technology and wholesale carrier network management to provide a converged communication solution. Vyke's current set of mobile-oriented products offers up to a 98% discount compared to current typical mobile operator pricing structures.

 

About VYKE MOBILE IP

 

Vyke Mobile IP is the leading mobile-oriented Voice over IP (VoIP) service offering users up to 98% discount compared to typical mobile operator pricing structures. One of the first mass market mobile VoIP services, launched in April of 2006, Vyke Mobile IP features mobile oriented sign-up steps, automatic configuration services and pricing.

 

About the VYKE product suite

 

The Vyke suite of communication products features advanced services providing users with low cost, mobile operator/fixed line provider independent ways of making voice calls and sending text messaging from the mobile phone, PC and internet.

 

Please visit www.vyke.com

 


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