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fring

An Internet telephone, video calling and instant messaging application for smartphones. With fring installed at both ends, a mobile user can phone another user via the Internet, and they can video call each other if they have front-facing cameras. Users can transfer music, ringtones, games and other files and also text their instant messaging and social networking friends via fring's united buddy list. In addition, they can call international landlines using a SIP-based VoIP provider. For more information, visit www.fring.com. See Skype.
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Since launching the worlds 1st Video chat service in November 2009, fring has pushed video chat from a personal communication tool among friends to a more dynamic and social video experience.
Now they can actively engage with others via video chat, instead of waiting for character-constrained updates or time delayed posts," says Avi Shechter, CEO and Co-founder of fring.
Third party developers will be able to publish their completed Add-ons to the new fring catalogue within a few weeks.
Avi Shechter, Co-founder and CEO of fring comments: "The release of fringAdd-ons represents a natural and exciting step in the evolution of fring, designed to bring the richest user experience possible and put all of the fringster's communication and mobile internet needs into one place with functionality and useful features that are fun, enjoyable and easy to use.
fring is excited to let Windows Mobile users leverage fully integrated VoIP & multiple IM experience enabling calls, chat and real time presence via their mobile device's internet capabilities, previously only possible on their PC," said Avi Shechter, Co-founder and CEO, fring.
Like all fring supported devices, Internet access is leveraged to make VoIP phone calls, hold multiple live chat sessions and also make VoIP enabled PSTN phone calls through SkypeOut or hundreds of SIP-based applications like GizmoProject, SIPNET, VoipCheap, VoipStunt and FWD, among others.
This pioneering development from fring benefits mobile users who are now free to communicate using hundreds of SIP providers to make SIP-to-SIP calls and SIP calls to regular landline and cellular phones.
Enabling SIP is another example of fring openness and our drive to empower consumers with real mobile independence - by allowing them to choose the provider of their calls, regardless of mobile operator," explains Avi Shechter, co-founder and CEO, fring.
fring is a light downloadable mobile phone application enabling anyone with a compatible handset to make free calls and text messages or "chat" to other fring users in addition to Skype, Google Talk and MSN contacts.
fring uses 3G mobile networks to transmit VoIP data; fringsters simply use the data within their existing subscription agreement.
fring users calling over 3G mobile networks use only the data within their existing subscription agreement and are not charged for air time.
fring is also a member of the Forum Nokia PRO program that provides developers with protocols and market insights for enhanced development of Nokia compatible programmes.