Copenhagen, Denmark (PressExposure) May 05, 2009 -- Vopium, the leading international mobile communications company, today announces the launch of its free application on BlackBerry App Worldâ¢. As the worldâs first mobile VoIP application available on BlackBerry App Worldâ¢, the launch cements Vopiumâs commitment to offering consumers and businesses worldwide a free and heavily-discounted international communications service.
Vopiumâs award winning technology takes advantage of 3G, GSM, WiFi and GPRS networks and doesnât limit users to just using WiFi hotspots. Vopium automatically re-routes calls via the cheapest available route, ensuring that customers are always able to save money when calling international numbers. Once downloaded, the Vopium application on BlackBerry App Worldâ¢ seamlessly integrates with the address book. It intelligently recognises international numbers and automatically re-routes calls without the need for user input. When an international number is dialed, the call is made using the cheapest method available while also preserving the highest level of call quality.
The launch of Vopium on BlackBerry App World â¢ comes hot on the heels of the companyâs iPhone application. Vopium is now compatible with more than 500 devices across all operating systems including Windows Mobile, Symbian and Java. Users that download and register Vopium from BlackBerryâs App World, will receive 30 minutes of free calls and 30 text messages (SMS). To view a step-by-step registration guide for the BlackBerry, visit
âWhilst consumers and businesses alike are looking to save money where they can, they donât want to compromise on quality. Vopium is dedicated to helping friends, families and businesses communicate, regardless of where they are in the world, providing the same high level of call quality theyâre used to receiving with their mobile operators,â said Vopium CEO, Tanveer Sharif. âVopium on BlackBerry App World will enable the millions of BlackBerry users to significantly cut their international call costs whether these are for business or pleasure.â
The Vopium application will be available in the BlackBerry App Worldâ¢ from 5pm GMT on May 1st.
Vopium: The Key Facts
- Vopium is compatible with more than 500 handsets across Java, Symbian, BlackBerry RIM, and Windows Mobile, as well as offering a complete iPhone solution - Vopium is free to download at http://www.vopium.com ; BlackBerry users can download the application directly from the BlackBerry App Worldâ¢ - Vopium re-routes international calls as a local call to a Vopium gateway and then via global traffic carriers as ordinary voice traffic in order to ensure voice quality - All new users are given 30 minutes of talk time and 30 international SMS for free - Calling internationally with Vopium can result in up to 90 percent savings versus traditional carrier rates; for an overview of current pricing, visit: http://vopium.com/tariff - Calls made through Vopium are always routed using the cheapest method while preserving the highest quality - Vopium Wi-Fi users can call each other around the world for free - Vopium users keep their own mobile number and SIM card, and maintain their numeric identity when making calls - When a user calls from their home country, a local rate may be applied by their operator - When calling from abroad a roaming charge will be applied by the subscriberâs operator - Wi-Fi calls made with Vopium will not incur additional charges from a subscriberâs operator