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Tuesday, 20 April 2010

txtNation connect Premium SMS in Brazil

txtNation, leaders in global premium rate billing services, are pleased to announce that they are to go live in Brazil after months of speculation.

txtNation are already active in South America across Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Brazil, viewed by many as the jewel in the crown for Premium SMS billing services is now due to go live, after today been approved for full roll out.

The regulations across Brazil require every company operating Premium SMS services to be validated and approved with the national regulatory body, which provides a way to monitor all activity on short codes in this fast growth area.

The Brazilian Regulation Body, Anatel, recognise businesses that have developed, implemented, and benchmarked the most efficient processes for service levels, regulation, support and delivery. Companies like txtNation, seeking this certification and approval must have passed through a rigorous assessment.

Michael Whelan, Director at txtNation, says ‘It’s great to be approved for premium rate and short code services in Brazil. It’s a market we have been after for some time and equally important is our support and commitment to all regulations in Brazil.’

Brazil has over 173million subscribers in total with a 92% penetration rate. txtNation connect to all major networks, Vivo, Clarom TIM, Oi with Nextel coming on board later in the year.

txtNation has recently added further features to the already well established txtNation SD, Support and Development platform, which allows for online ticketing, live chat, phone and email support for clients that use the multi-award winning Premium SMS and Mobile Billing services.


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