|Description||Wireless applications &services provider|
|Venture Round, 9/02 |
Chikka is a wireless applications and services provider, designing and powering mobile instant messaging, mobile email, mobile payments via airtime credits transfer, Free-Reply SMS as well as Collect SMS, and mobile content.
The company provides various mobile applications to extend and enhance the web experience of online communities.
Founded as Chikka.com in 2000, the company’s flagship is Chikka Text Messenger, an online instant messenger that integrates mobile features via SMS. On its fourth version release today, the Chikka Messenger supports free SMS delivery to mobile phones in 9 countries including the US, UK, Italy, India, Hong Kong and the Philippines; MMS delivery from a computer to mobile phones and is interoperable with Google Talk.
The company also recently released the web version of the Chikka Text Messenger which can be accessed in Chikka.com and also sends SMS to an expanded list of mobile networks worldwide. The Chikka Text Messenger for the web is compatible with other major IM networks including Yahoo!, MSN, Google Talk, and ICQ.
Chikka is a CMMI Maturity Level 5 organization with one or more services live in over 30 mobile operators in 17 countries. Chikka is distinguished by the high and universal utility of its products, generating and sustaining mobile value-added service revenues that have made it both sensible and strategic for network operators to partner with Asiaâ€™s premier mobile enabler.
|Launch Date||August, 2001|
|Launch Date||November 20, 2010|