Major mobile phone companies in Spain, Movistar , Orange and Vodafone , have gone a step further in its commitment Joyn , instant messaging application with plant operators face WhatsApp, launching the first devices that integrate this service .
Specifically, the three operators in April launched the first mobile manufacturers Samsung , LG , HTC , Sony and Nokia to incorporate the device operating systems this service, which allows customers to participate in chats, send files and make calls enriched simultaneous exchange of images or videos, in a “free, private and secure.”
Customers with any terminal Android 2.2 or higher can be downloaded from Google Play Joyn
also additional services such as voice over IP (VoIP) or video calls over the IP will be presented in the near future.These services may be used in both mobile networks operators like Wi-Fi wireless networks, operators have indicated in a joint statement.
The firms have sought to emphasize that these services are free and without advertising , to “Unlike most of the existing services in the market.” Here, in a few weeks, one of the main services of this type, WhatsApp, has generated controversy and confusion on this issue.
The first models will incorporate native Joyn terminal will Samsung Galaxy SIII, LG Optimus L9, One S HTC, Nokia Lumia 920 and Sony Xperia Z . While companies have explained that will be progressively extended to the rest of the portfolio of these manufacturers.
Existing customers of most of these models can use the service by downloading an updatedsoftware for your phone. Immediately begin marketing these terminals through the usual channels of each operator, the signatures have been reported in a joint note.
According to the companies, to use the mark Joyn, the devices have passed a “rigorous” certification process which is “strict” operation and interoperability testing to ensure quality, privacy, security and ubiquity of services. Additionally, as is the case since the launch of the service for each of the three operators, customers with any terminal Android 2.2 or higher can download the application Joyn from Google Play , which will soon also be available for the platform Apple , iOS.