Philippine Telco Leader Selects Outsmart's Plug 'n Talk Solution

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Philippine Telco Leader Selects Outsmart's Plug 'N Talk Solution

TEL AVIV, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    - Plug 'n Talk service Launched by Philippines' Leading Wireless Services Provider to Access Filipinos


    Outsmart Ltd., a pioneer and leading provider of convergence

solutions announced the launch of its Plug 'n Talk solution by Smart

Communications, Inc. (SMART), the Philippines' leading wireless services

provider. The solution, based on Outsmart's Smart Convergence Platform,

allows Filipinos abroad to call any Philippine landline or mobile phone at

local tariffs from any computer.

    "We are extremely pleased that SMART chose our Plug 'n Talk

solution," said Jacob Brosh, CEO of Outsmart. "The number of Overseas

Filipino Workers (OFWs) is well over 8 million people and continues to rise.

This translates into a huge potential stream of incremental revenue for

SMART. We are highly confident that the Plug 'n Talk solution will enable

SMART to offer the OFWs a superior solution, compared to their existing

alternatives, in much more attractive tariffs."

    The Plug 'n Talk solution is the first USB communication device

in the Philippines to allow those outside the country to call and text from

any Internet-based computer to any Philippine mobile or landline number. It

offers all the benefits of a mobile device, including cost-effective tariffs

and mobile services, using a SMART SIM card.

    "The Plug 'n Talk is a breakthrough product," said Perry V.

Bayani, head of SMART's Sales and Business Development and International

Services Group. "With the Plug 'n Talk, Filipinos abroad receive the same

quality service, at low-cost rates that subscribers in the country enjoy. It

is an easy-to-use, affordable, secure and portable device. Users can just

plug it into any computer with Internet access and a USB port."

    The Plug 'n Talk solution transforms any computer into a mobile

phone, allowing users to make and receive calls and offers simultaneous

ringing on both the devices. It entitles users to enjoy all the advantages of

a mobile phone with services including voice, video, handover, SMS, access to

voicemail and other value-added services.

    About Smart Communications

    Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) is the Philippines' leading

wireless services provider with 35.2 million subscribers on its GSM network

as of end 2008. Its products and services are available in over 200 countries

abroad in partnership with over 400 international network partners. Through

PLDT Global, SMART also serves the mobile communication needs of Filipinos in

Singapore, Hong Kong and Italy via 1528 SMART. For more information, please

    About Outsmart

    Founded in 2001, Outsmart is a leading mobile solutions provider

of convergence technologies. The Company offers its flagship product, the

Science Telecommunication Outsmart Ltd 2 image

Plug 'n Talk(TM) solution that allows mobile operators to reach out across

national borders to tap into new user segments. Based on its Smart

Convergence Platform, Outsmart enables operators to converge between mobile

and VoIP. This ensures an opportunity to broaden their reach with new revenue

generating services for both residential and business users. For more

information, view

    Company Contacts:

    Sarit Levine


    Source: Outsmart Ltd


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