Total Telcom Inc. Announces Commercial Certification Of Text Anywhere
KELOWNA, BC and EDMONTON, AB, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - TOTAL TELCOM INC. (TSX
Venture: TTZ) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary ROM
Communications Inc. has received Commercial Certification of its proprietary
new "Text Anywhere" device from Iridium Satellite LLC.
Text Anywhere is a low cost personal 2-way message device that uses the
Iridium Satellite Network for Global coverage. Connected by Wi-Fi to an
iPhone, iTouch, iPad, MacBook or compatible Windows based laptop, the built-in
application eliminates the need for special apps or hardware. Text Anywhere
will retail for $399.00 and is currently available only at
www.textanywhere.ca. ROM has implemented a Global flat rate service of
$29.99/month for 100 messages and $.27 for each additional message. Text
Anywhere can receive a text message from a cellular phone anywhere in Canada
or the United States to anywhere in the world at the same flat rate with NO
Text Anywhere was recently introduced at the International Fisheries Observer
and Monitoring Conference(IFOMC) in Vina del Mar, Chile. It will be featured
by ROM Communications at the 2013 Peace Region Petroleum Tradeshow in Grand
Prairie, Alberta and will be introduced Internationally at the World's largest
Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow at the end of July in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Neil Magrath, President of ROM Communications Inc, stated, "eight percent (8%)
of the world is covered by cellular service. With an estimated 8 billion text
messages being sent and received each day, texting has become the most used
form of communication in the world. ROM's business case is based on
facilitating text based communication in the 92% of the world not covered by
cellular service. Initial marketing will focus on commercial and recreational
boating, energy & resource activities and travel."
About ROM Communications Inc.
ROM provides "Web to Wireless" products and services across North America for
remote control, monitoring and asset management. ROM is an authorized airtime
reseller and hardware developer for satellite, cellular and wireless IP
About Iridium Communications Inc.
Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network
that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people,
organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its
ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative
and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global
communications. The company has a major development program underway for its
next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is
headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information
about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit
Trading symbol: TTZ: TSX Venture
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For further information regarding this press release please contact Neil
Magrath, CEO at (250) 860-3762 (Ext 202)
SOURCE: Total Telcom Inc.
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