Depuis qu’il a repris Libon des mains du groupe Orange, Julien Hodara, un entrepreneur français de 44 ans, conquiert -avec son application mobile- les diasporas du monde entier adeptes des communications téléphoniques conventionnelles. Et l’Afrique n’est pas en reste.
Spin-off d’Orange, Libon dévoile ses ambitions
La start-up est un spin-off d'Orange. Elle a pris son indépendance l'été dernier pour étendre ses services. Ce qu'elle fait en lançant le 26 novembre le paiement cash.
PLDT and its wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications, Inc. now make international calls more accessible to overseas Filipinos who want to get in touch with their families in the Philippines by calling them with Libon. Thanks to a partnership entered with French telecommunications giant Orange
[...] The application promises free HD quality voice calls between users of the application no matter during the same country or around the world. Each person has to be using the application for the free calls to work and calls can be placed on Wi-Fi or 3G networks. The free messages promise to be as easy-to-use as any SMS messaging system...
Mobile operator Orange’s audacious Libon project gets increasingly interesting as the years go by, and now it’s added a fresh take on mobile messaging into the mix [...] A Libon user can initiate a chat with anyone in their phone’s address book.
The new service, from Orange's Libon app, lets you receive messages from Libon users and reply via HTML5 in your phone's browser.
Libon [...] has an interesting new feature called Reach Me, which will allow people to send and receive calls over Wi-Fi using their mobile phone number, regardless of who their actual carrier is.
Orange-owned Libon's pitch from Mobile World Congress was short and simple: Even without reception, you'll still be available on your phone, thanks to a little VoIP magic. Even without reception, you'll still be available on your phone, thanks to a little VoIP magic.