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AXTEL Partners with fring to Extend Fixed VoIP Services to Mobile

Mexican telco AXTEL integrates fring to route home phone calls and PC- communication on GoogleTalk™, facebook and more to subscribers’ mobile devices

London, United Kingdom; Monterrey, Mexico, 11 March 2010. AXTEL, S.A.B of C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY) ("AXTEL"), a Mexican telecommunications company, announced today the launch of its voice over internet service "AXTEL Conmigo" in partnership with fring™, the multi-award winning mobile application that lets users enjoy rich internet communication over mobile internet on their mobile devices.

With fring, AXTEL Conmigo becomes the first Mexican telecommunication service enabling subscribers to receive fixed telephone line calls to mobile devices. AXTEL customers with fring will receive their home phone calls as well as personal computer correspondence with popular social networks such as Skype®, facebook®, GoogleTalk™, Twitter and others, directly from their mobile devices. fring also enables subscribers to share internet experiences including live chat, video calls, file transfer and more from mobile devices for free over Wi-Fi or 3G data packages.

Avi Shechter, Co-Founder & CEO of fring said, "We are proud to complement AXTEL Conmigo’s new service by extending their fixed-mobile convergence to enable users to also share internet experiences from their mobile devices, including services such as VoIP calls, Skype, facebook and more, that were previously confined to their home phones and PCs."

Tomas Milmo Santos, AXTEL’s Chairman and CEO stated, "fring is a natural extension for AXTEL’s offering, enabling our subscribers to not only receive their home calls to their mobile, but also communicate and share experiences with their online friends from all the popular social internet networks, from the convenience of mobile devices. Partnering with fring helps us realize our vision to enable AXTEL subscribers to seamlessly stay in touch with their friends wherever they are at home and on the go, in Mexico or around the world."

fring on AXTEL is supported on variety of Smartphones and PDA’s including iPhone, iPod touch, Windows Mobile, Symbian and Android devices. AXTEL subscribers can download fring software from www.axtelconmigo.com.mx



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About AXTEL

AXTEL is the second largest integrated services of fixed telephony in Mexico and one of the largest operators of virtual private networks in the country. AXTEL provides integrated telecommunications services to all sectors, from residential and small and medium enterprises to large corporate, financial institutions and government entities. AXTEL Mexico brings to basic telecommunications infrastructure consists of a world

AXTEL is the second largest integrated services of fixed telephony in Mexico and one of the largest operators of virtual private networks in the country. AXTEL provides integrated telecommunications services to all sectors, from residential and small and medium enterprises to large corporate, financial institutions and government entities. AXTEL Mexico brings to basic telecommunications infrastructure consists of a world class network that integrates different access technologies such as point to point, point to multipoint and fiber optic to deliver a broad portfolio of services tailored to the needs of its customers, their size and line of business. AXTEL services include fixed wireless, long distance and international, as well as advanced solutions for voice and data, web hosting, information security, virtual private networks and a full range Internet services, among others. Its value-added solutions on IP technology enable convergence of services, including voice, data and images.
AXTEL on the Internet: http://www.axtel.com.mx

For further information about AXTEL please contact:
José Manuel Basave Benítez
Corporate Communication and Social Responsibility, Director
Tel. +52 (81) 8114 1144
E-mail: jmbasave@axtel.com.mx


About fring™

fring (www.fring.com) is a multi-award winning mobile application that lets users communicate and share web-based experiences from their mobile devices. fring operates as the users’ mobile social communication hub.

Friends talk, chat, video, share files & experiences on fring and other integrated communities and social networks including Skype®, Facebook®, GoogleTalk™, Twitter, AIM®, ICQ®, &Last.fm, all through one central profile.

fring lets users share experiences across social networks, mobile operators, device platforms and internet access connections. fring is completely free to download and free to use

fring requires no additional hardware, is pc-independent, has no geographical or location limitations and operates on any available mobile internet connection (3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE &WiMax). fring supports thousands of devices on multiple platforms including Symbian S60, iPhone/ iPod touch, Android, Windows Mobile, J2ME & Linux devices. fring continues to grow exponentially with millions of users across more than 200 countries, with about half a million new users joining fring every month.

Trademarks or trademarks of fringland ltd. All rights reserved
 
Other trademarks are the trademarks of their respective owners. fring is independent from, and not affiliated with, those trademarks owners.
 
The “Symbian” trademark is a brand and asset of Symbian Software Ltd.
 
This product uses Skype™ but is not endorsed or certified by Skype
For more information, please contact:

Gil Regev, Marketing Communications Manager at fring™
gilr@fring.com, Tel: (+972) 54-2687906

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