Sprint (NYSE: S) said it has launched Messaging Plus on select iPhone and Android-powered smartphones.
Messaging Plus, powered by cloud communications company Jibe Mobile, lets customers use a single application to connect with family and friends on any wireless carrier in the United States, Canada and Mexico via text, instant messaging, group messaging, and video chat, as well as sharing of photos and videos. Sprint is the first national wireless carrier to enable cloud-based enhanced messaging features that can be downloaded on select smartphones for consumer use with multiple carriers.
Messaging Plus is free and easy to install on iPhones and Android-powered smartphones. Customers simply download it to their device from Sprint Zone, Sprint.com, Google Play or the Apple App Store. Once the application is installed, Sprint customers with Messaging Plus can invite their family and friends to download the application from Google Play or the Apple App Store to their device to enable all the messaging features across carriers in a single application.
Jibe Mobile, a global communications cloud company, provides an open technology platform for the new era of telephony. The company´s website is at http://www.jibemobile.com/.
Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.