Fring Launches New Version

Swap files from mobile to mobile or mobile to PC with file transfer capabilities; enhanced IM-style real-time chat; 7 language options

February 5, 2008

2 Min Read

LONDON -- fring™ today announced the launch of a new version of its popular free to download, free to use mobile phone application, packed with additional features which enable anyone with a compatible handset1 to talk, chat, and interact with other fring users (fringstersTM) from their mobile phones. The new feature-rich fring offers an enhanced chat client, unique file transfer functionality, and local language options.

Over the past 12 months since the soft launch of its service, the fring offering has developed rapidly, and with its next generation version launching today, fring is going beyond it’s mobile VoIP heritage, evolving into a mobile internet service & community in its own right, enabling users to talk, chat & interact with other fringstersTM and with all of their favourite online communities, from their mobile phones.

freedom to swap files and interact whether you’re mobile or on your PCWith fring’s new file transfer feature2, fringsters can swap music tracks, pictures, video clips and other files between each other, from mobile to mobile and mobile to PC quickly and reliably without the need for MMS, cable, Bluetooth, or Infrared connections. And because its fring, the connection is made via the phones’ mobile internet capability, using the already paid for data plan, so there’s no extra cost. fringsters simply choose whether to send the files from fring to fring, or via their PC with their MSN2 application.

The freedom to take your internet communities mobilefringsters enjoy voice calls over the mobile phone’s internet channel, and real-time instant message chat instead of SMS with a new comprehensive list of the favorite internet communities from their mobiles – fringTM, Skype®, MSN® Messenger, Google Talk™, ICQ, Twitter, and now Yahoo!™ AIM®, with familiar PC-style indicators that cleverly display whether their contacts are online, away, offline, in a call, on their mobiles or in front of their PCs.

The new fring version has enhanced chat features including new real-time displays alerting the user of new incoming chat, real time typing indication and easier navigation between different chat windows, making for rich PC-style interaction.fringsters can also choose to activate the fringME! web feature, making themselves contactable from any PC via their own web pages, blogs, home pages, email signatures, MySpace, and soon Facebook pages. A fringster can add the fringME! feature to almost anywhere he or she has an internet presence.

fringME! also allows fringsters with GPS enabled handsets to choose whether to have their real-time location displayed via a pop-up GoogleMap.

fringland Ltd.

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