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Bandwidth developed its own cloud-based app platform to offer APIs that let over-the-top developers easily add voice calling and messaging to their apps.

Bandwidth Intros App Platform for Adding Voice to OTT Services

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Bandwidth, one of the nation’s leading communications technology companies, today announced that it is the first telecommunications provider to offer a direct-to-carrier cloud API platform for voice and messaging.

The Bandwidth App Platform is a cloud communications API platform that allows software companies to easily create voice calling and messaging products. The platform also allows easy API integration with essential carrier-powered services such as automated phone number porting APIs, better text messaging interoperability with short codes and E911 services.

Mobile and internet-based applications are changing the way we talk and message, as services such as Pinger and WhatsApp have risen from obscurity to billions of users worldwide. As these services have grown in popularity, they have been supplemental services – but not replacements – for traditional phone lines and wireless connections in North America.

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Richard Harper,
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8/14/2014 | 5:58:07 AM
Another nail in the coffin!
The landline companys will not like this one bit, i can't see a future in landline phones.
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