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Thursday 10 December, 2009

Vyke Communications

Reseller Agreement in India

RNS Number : 8834D
Vyke Communications PLC
10 December 2009

Vyke Communications plc

("Vyke" or "the Company")

Vyke Agrees an Exclusive Partnership with O-Zone Networks for Mobile VoIP in India 

Vyke today announce
s that it has signed an exclusive strategic partnership agreement with O-Zone Networks of India, whereby O-Zone will act as master reseller for Vyke's complete product range with a strong focus on Vyke Mobile for the private and business segment.

This exclusive  partnership, which is for an initial period of ten years, with an option to extend it to twenty years, builds upon the component strengths of both Vyke and O-Zone by combining Vyke's leading paid mobile VoIP service and O-Zone's leading position as the Wi-Fi service provider in India

O-Zone Networks Pvt. Limited, which is headquartered in New Delhi and has representative offices in Bangalore and Mumbai, was founded with the aim of providing wireless internet and mobility solutions to the masses across India. O-Zone's business plan has been to build a wireless broadband entity that is a hybrid of owned, overlay and roaming networks across Tier 1 retail, commercial, leisure, hospitality, transportation and residential locations. The objective is to provide a fully integrated and seamless mobile broadband experience across all of these networks at affordable prices. Aligning with its core plan to be India's largest Wi-Fi Operator, O-Zone also provides its clients with value add services and solutions which use wireless broadband technology as the transport layer for high bandwidth applications and services.

This exclusive and strategic partnership provides Vyke with access to O-Zone's loyal and growing base of wireless customer, and further, it provides O-Zone access to Vyke's Mobile VoIP product offering and adds a new and high-potential sales channel to its existing distribution structure. This also position Vyke to benefit from the high growth rate enjoyed by O-Zone's fast roll-out of open platform wireless broadband voice, text and community services across India. 

The first services are expected to be launched through O-Zone by the end of Q1, 2010 based on a revenue and profit sharing model between the parties. Launch is not expected to add any significant cost to Vyke's existing and scalable infrastructure.

Tommy Jensen, Executive Chairman of Vyke, commented:
"Vyke is delighted to have formed this relationship. O-Zone provides a unique opportunity to access one of the fastest growing economies and wireless networks in the world. India's current base of  mobile subscribers is approaching 350 million and is expected to grow to over 1 billion in the future, which provides an exciting opportunity for Vyke's core competency of paid mobile VoIP services".

Sanjeev (Bobby) Sarin, Founder and CEO of O-Zone, commented:

"This agreement is fantastic news for O-Zone as it will allow us to utilize Vyke's unique mobile clients, billing platform and infrastructure to launch an integrated mobile VoIP solution within our rapidly growing network."

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For Vyke - For further information please contact:

Vyke Communications plc


Tommy Jensen, Executive Chairman

Kim Berknov, CEO

+44 (0) 20 7732 3666



Daniel Stewart

+44 (0)20 7776 6550

Graham Webster/Martin Lampshire 


Threadneedle Communications

+44 (0)20 7653 9850

Graham Herring/Josh Royston

For O-Zone - For further information please contact:

O-Zone Networks Pvt. Limited 


Sanjeev (Bobby) Sarin

   +91 (9871) 579 993

About O-Zone

O-Zone Networks offers sophisticated national wireless LAN coverage across 
India. O-Zone infrastructure is a multi-service provider platform, which allows providers such as ISPs, mobile operators, gaming, VOIP and broadband companies to offer a fully branded wireless LAN experience to their customers. With O-Zone, site owners maximise their revenue potential by supporting all major service providers at their location and customers enjoy choice of provider and the best possible user experience. 

The management team of O-Zone has extensive business experience and deep knowledge in telecom, network solutions and applications. Prior to O-Zone, they held management positions at various well-known companies including British Telecom, IBM, The Cloud, Merrill Lynch, Accenture and Cisco.

O-Zone is privately held and backed by Access Industries based provider of mobile social networking and interactivity applications.

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About VYKE

Vyke Communications plc is the leading mobile Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") service provider and is headquartered in the 
UK with subsidiaries and offices in NorwayUSAIceland and Malaysia. 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.


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.

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