CounterPath's Softphone Technology Enables Single-Number Reachability, Video Calling and Fixed-Mobile Convergence Across Computers and Mobile Devices
VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Whether by VoIP on their computers, text messaging, email or wireless voice, most Canadian consumers have multiple ways to stay in touch. Today, CounterPath Corporation (TSX-V: CCV) (OTCBB: CPAH) announces that it has entered into a commercial agreement with Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI-B) to let Canadians use their wireless numbers to enable single-number reachability by talk and text whether they are using their mobile devices or computers. This innovative service offering from Rogers is unprecedented and the first of its kind in Canada, enabling Rogers to further stand out in the competitive Canadian telecom landscape.
With Rogers One Number ™, eligible Rogers wireless customers now have the following features:
One inbox and contact list: You can create and manage contact lists that are automatically synched between your computer and mobile phone. With Rogers One Number , you now have email 1 and text messages in one unified inbox on your computer.Talk and send texts to Canadian numbers from your computer, without deducting from your wireless plan: Seamlessly switch calls between your computer and wireless device. For example, customers can begin their conversation on their mobile phones and then easily transfer the call to their computer when they arrive home. Use your computer to call any Canadian number, from anywhere for free 2 with your existing Rogers wireless plan: You can call any Canadian number and send outgoing text messages to Canadian wireless numbers from your computer, at no additional charge. You can also video chat with other Rogers One Number users. CounterPath enables this flexibility and ease of use by using industry standards to ensure interoperability, reliability, security and quality across a variety of wired and wireless networks and operating systems. CounterPath's portfolio of carrier- and enterprise-grade solutions enables customers to develop innovative, revenue-generating services.