Acquired by on April 16, 2012
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Jan 1, 2004 / LON:SYNC
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Synchronica, a company focused on mobile and wireless technology, develops and markets mobile email and instant messaging solutions.
Wireless, Information Technology, Mobile

Company Details


Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. Synchronica's customer base comprises more than 80 mobile operators and eight device manufacturers worldwide (as at 30 March 2011). Synchronica's total addressable end-user market, based on mobile operator deployments, was 1.3 billion (as at 31 December 2010).

Mobile Gateway, Synchronica's flagship product, provides push email, synchronization, instant messaging (IM), and social networking services to any mobile phone currently in use. Synchronica's patented transcoding engine uses advanced streaming to download email attachments and can dramatically reduce the consumption of network bandwidth by as much as 90 percent.

Mobile operators and device manufacturers from emerging and developed markets rely on Synchronica's white-labelled product for providing mass market messaging services across the entire customer base, diversifying revenues and reducing churn.

Headquartered in England, Synchronica also maintains a development center in Germany and the Philippines in addition to a regional presence in Canada, the USA, Hong Kong, Spain, and Dubai. Synchronica plc is a public company traded on the AIM list of the London Stock Exchange (SYNC) and the Venture Exchange of the Toronto Stock Exchange (SYN).

Funding Rounds (5) - $39.73M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2011$15M / Post Ipo Equity0
Oct, 2010$7.13M / Post Ipo Equity0
Aug, 2008$10M / Post Ipo Equity1
Feb, 2008$3.9M / Post Ipo Equity1
Jan, 2008$3.7M / Post Ipo Equity1

Investors (1)

Acquisitions (4)


Current Team (1)


Products (2)

  • MessagePhone handsets bundled with turnkey messaging services from Synchronica for operators in emerging markets
  • Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks.

Competitors (3)

  • BlackBerry provides wireless devices and solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market.
  • SEVEN Networks Open Channel® software solutions deliver device-centric mobile traffic management and analytics for wireless carriers.
  • Visto provides mobile messaging and push email services for mobile operators.

Customers (7)

  • LG is a South Korean multinational company which includes LG Electronics.
  • America Movil is a Mexican telecommunications corporation that a range provides wireless voice and data services.
  • MTN is a JSE-listed multinational company that offers voice and data, mobile financial, enterprise, and digital services.
  • Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd provides telecommunication services that includes mobile, voice, and data solutions.
  • Telefonica is a diversified telecommunications group that provides fixed line and mobile telephony services.
  • Samsung Electronics is a South Korean multinational electronics company.

Partners (2)

  • Huawei Technologies provides infrastructure application software and devices with wireline, wireless, and IP technologies.
  • Brightstar provides innovate and best in class solutions to manufacturers, operators and enterprises in the telecommunication industry.

Offices/Locations (3)

  • Corporate Headquarters

    Mount Pleasant House

    Lonsdale Gardens

    Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1NY


  • Synchronica Software GmbH

    Bluecherstrasse 22

    Berlin, 10961


  • Synchronica Montreal

    1100 avenue des canadiens-de-montreal (peel)

    Montréal, QC h3b2s2


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