PubNub continues to blaze new paths with an expansion of its real-time platform into the Telecom industry.
San Francisco, September 25, 2012– PubNub™, the cloud service that powers the real- time web on every device, announced today at AT&T DevLab that Rebtel, the world’s largest VoIP company after Skype, has selected PubNub for improving their service, which is used by more than 17 million users.
Delivering real-time services in a scalable fashion is an increasing challenge, thanks to an ever-growing variety of Android, iPhone, and other smartphones, tablets and desktops connected via a multitude of home and corporate firewalls and network proxies. With PubNub’s 10 data centers, PubNub is able to deliver the performance, reliability, and redundancy required by Rebtel’s global customer base.
“In the telephony world, milliseconds matter,” said Daniel Forsman, Head of R&D at Rebtel. “PubNub has allowed us to drive down our infrastructure and development costs by allowing us to message devices anywhere in the world via a single API in fractions of a second.”
“Our partnership with Rebtel marks an important step of our growth into Telecom.” said Todd Greene, CEO of PubNub. “With Rebtel, we’ve shown our ability to deliver PubNub’s world-class real-time service into an industry with the highest standards for reliability and availability.”
PubNub’s globally deployed real-time web platform powers the most compelling apps across a wide variety of industries, including the leading business collaboration, multi- player gaming, education, social TV, and telecom companies.
PubNub is transforming how people live, work and play within virtual environments. Powered by a platform to build and operate real-time interactivity within mobile, web and IOT apps, our chat, live audience engagement, geolocation and dispatch, multi-user collaboration, and other forms of real-time use cases are enjoyed by millions of people across the globe every day. Founded in 2010, over 2000 companies worldwide choose PubNub because of the speed, reliability, and scalability of our platform and because we help their customers feel more connected to one another, the brand, and the product experience.
Rebtel is the world’s largest mobile VoIP company after Skype. Today, Rebtel is growing rapidly with more than 17 million users with a run rate of over 1 billion minutes per year. The company is on pace to hit $85 million in revenue at the end of 2012. Rebtel users call through smartphone or desktop applications or any other phone to make free or cheap international calls. For more information, or to start using Rebtel, go to www.rebtel.com