Aspiro handles SMS traffic for Dutch IT company

Aspiro handles SMS traffic for Dutch IT company Aspiro has signed an agreement regarding the handling of all SMS traffic for a Dutch IT company that distributes information about discotheques and nightlife to mobile phone users. The deal means that Aspiro becomes the Dutch IT company's chosen SMS operator. The IT company distributes information about discotheques and nightlife in Holland to mobile phone users. The signed agreement runs for two years and is non-exclusive. "In only a short time Aspiro has built up a competitive SMS service," says Stefan Sjödin, head of Aspiro's SMS products. "Today, we already handle a considerable share of all domestic Swedish SMS traffic. The agreement with the Dutch IT company demonstrates that Aspiro's service is also very attractive in the international market". Aspiro can provide portal owners and companies with easy access to most of the world's GSM operators via SMS. Using the SMS service, Aspiro's customers can reach mobile phone users with useful added value services such as customer service and marketing. The Dutch IT company's SMS traffic will be handled by Aspiro's operation center in Karlskrona. The center itself expects to handle some 100 million SMS messages next year. For more information, please contact: Helena Gynnerstedt, Press Officer, Aspiro AB, tel: +46 (0)40 630 03 18 About Aspiro Aspiro provides mobile Internet services, promoting life in motion, using cutting-edge knowledge and technologies. Aspiro offers operators, content providers and mobile organizations a wide range of solutions, from pre- packaged portal services to industry-specific solutions. Founded in 1998, Aspiro is today an important player in the global mobile Internet market. 125 people currently work for the company, which has offices in Sweden, Luxembourg and USA. Aspiro's business concept, organization and operations are based on many years of experience gained in the mobile telecommunications and IT industries. For further information about Aspiro, please visit www.aspiro.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/13/20001113BIT00750/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/13/20001113BIT00750/bit0002.pdf

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