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Telefonica Chooses Nexmo for Messaging

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Nexmo, a leading cloud communication API company, today announced a strategic partnership with Telefónica O2, a leading digital communications company. Under the new partnership, Nexmo will become one of Telefónica’s top 10 SMS partners, and enables Nexmo to further enhance quality of delivery for enterprise customers when delivering mission-critical, application-to-person (A2P) messaging.

Experiencing explosive growth, A2P communication is used by financial institutions, airlines, travel reservation sites, social networks, and many other industries to send critical messages from companies to their customers.

O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited with over 23 million customers. It runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the United Kingdom, as well as operating O2 Wifi, and is co-owner of Tesco Mobile.

As part of the agreement, Nexmo’s cloud communication offerings will also utilize high-quality message termination services for A2P traffic to O2 subscribers in the UK, as well as to Telefónica subscribers in additional European countries.

Nexmo Inc.

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