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Acquired byGENBAND
Price$50M
Date9/2013

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fring Ltd

fring is a mobile communication service that enables free mobile Group Video calls, video calls, voice calls and live chat.

fring is available on all major Smartphones (including iPhone/ iPod touch, Android and Nokia), on any mobile operator, and any mobile internet connection (3G/4G, WiFi, GPRS, EDGE). fring has a real time contact availability feature which allows you to see who is online before you call them.

fring was the 1st to bring mobile VoIP, Video and Group Video over IP. fring adds more than a million new Smartphone users every month.

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Above: video calling
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Above: Group Video Calls
Uploaded: 5/25/11

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fring

Websitefring.com
Blogfring.com/blog
StageLive
Launch DateJuly 3, 2007
Tags voip
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Above: fring Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08
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Above: fring Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 2/5/08

fring Add-on

fringAdd-ons offer interconnection with other popular social networks including MSN, gTalk, Yahoo, AIM and more

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  1. Fring, An Early Mover In Mobile Messaging And Video Apps, Sells For $50M To Genband To Build Out WhatsApps For Carriers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  3. techcrunch.com [edit]
  4. Mobile Communication Startup fring Bags More Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Investors Bet Another $10 Million On Fring’s Ability To Rival Skype (+ Microsoft) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. fring frees hundreds of mobile phones, welcoming Java ME & Linux fringsters! (fring.com) [edit]
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