EQO Expands its Mobile VoIP Service Globally

EQO Expands its Mobile VoIP Service Globally

Users in over 200 countries can now take advantage of EQO’s low-cost mobile calling

Barcelona, Mobile World Congress - EQO Communications, today announced the expansion of its award-winning low-cost mobile VoIP service to over 200 countries. This now extends the availability of EQO’s calling services from its original 30 countries to over 200 countries including India, Russia, the Philippines and Brazil.

People from around the world have already been enjoying EQO’s free application that brings free international texting as well as free instant messaging to mobile phones. With this recent service expansion, all EQO users across the globe can now use EQO to make cheap calls. In addition, all EQO calling users will now have access to EQO’s presence feature, which displays in real time when their EQO friends are online and available to receive phone calls.

“In many countries, mobile calling rates are still ridiculously high,” said Bill Tam, EQO’s CEO. “We wanted to break through the cost barriers by providing an easy, cost-effective option for everyone to stay in touch with friends and family in more places around the world.”

EQO is free to download your mobile phone, and is a truly mobile application that does not require a computer, WI-FI connection or new contract. With EQO, users can chat on the go for free using MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk, QQ, AIM, ICQ and Jabber, or call or text anyone in the world at super-low rates. Users can also invite their friends to join EQO, and call them at 50% off EQO’s regular calling rates or message them for free*.

EQO works with a broad array of handsets from major manufacturers such as Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, LG, Blackberry and HTC, bringing the benefits of VoIP, IM, chat and social networking to regular, everyday mobile phones. EQO’s application is available in multiple languages including English, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Mandarin and Cantonese.