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MILTON KEYNES, U.K. -- Nomi-mobile, a new mobile company specialising in low-cost international calls, has become the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) to launch on DIGITALK’s recently-enhanced MultiService Platform (MSP).

Nomi-mobile, a new venture by leading prepaid provider Nomi-call Ltd, has taken advantage of a host of new rating and charging applications introduced on the DIGITALK platform that enables Service Providers to launch as MVNOs. Using the platform, Nomi-mobile is able to offer customers a prepaid SIM card that enables them to make instant calls from their mobile without the need for access numbers or PIN codes. The platform is able to provide all the standard features expected from a mobile package, including voicemail, SMS and the ability to transfer an existing mobile number to a Nomi-mobile account.

The mobile service is targeted at UK users that make frequent overseas calls. By using the least-cost routing functionality in the DIGITALK platform, Nomi-mobile is able to offer subscribers exceptional international and domestic calling rates.

Subscribers are able to easily top-up prepaid minutes either online or via top-up vouchers available from a range of distributors, including the Post Office and retail payment networks such as Epay, PayPoint and Payzone. The new features on the DIGITALK MSP also enable “add on” bundles of minutes and messaging to be added to accounts. Full account management and call history is available via the Nomi-mobile website: www.nomi-mobile.com.

Nomi-call Ltd plans to migrate customers from its existing prepaid business over to the new mobile offering. Nomi-call’s prepaid business currently processes over 1.5 million voice minutes a day.

“Nomi-mobile is a flexible and convenient alternative to international calling cards and we expect to see a substantial number of our calling card customers switch to the new mobile offering, as well as attract many new customers with our low-cost tariffs,” said Stuart Eve, CEO, Nomi-mobile. “The DIGITALK platform is an integral part of the Nomi-mobile offering that has enabled us to launch a feature-rich service from a single platform, quickly and easily.”

Digitalk Ltd.

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