MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ditech Networks (Nasdaq:DITC), a leading provider of advanced voice processing solutions, and YouMail, Inc., a leading provider of communication applications and services for smart phones, announced a partnership today that will enable both companies to more rapidly bring enhanced voicemail and messaging applications to carriers, enterprises and consumers.
The companies announced that YouMail’s proven massively scalable, hosted communications platform now uses Ditech’s PhoneTag platform for both human-assisted and automated voice-to-text transcription services. The combined service offering enables carriers and enterprises around the world to rapidly offer cloud-based voicemail, as well as related voice services, and generally requires no integration with legacy voicemail services.
“The PhoneTag platform offers the highest quality transcription on the market,” said Alex Quilici, President and CEO of YouMail. “Our customers have come to expect the best and most innovative services from YouMail and this partnership with Ditech enables us to continue to provide our customers with extremely accurate, human-edited voicemail-to-text transcription.”
“We are proud to announce that YouMail is the latest provider to partner with Ditech for our PhoneTag voice-to-text platform,” said Todd Simpson, President and CEO of Ditech Networks. “The partnership with YouMail enables us to more quickly launch and monetize transcription services for carrier and enterprise customers, helping them easily overcome the many challenges they face in dealing with legacy systems.”
Ditech Networks has 20 years of deployments with communications providers around the world. It has worked with customers such as Verizon, Sprint/Nextel and AT&T as well as customers internationally. YouMail currently has over 1.5 million registered users of its market-leading freemium visual voicemail service and handles in excess of 50,000,000 missed calls every month.
YouMail, Inc. is a leading provider of communication applications and services for smart phones. These applications and services are built on YouMail’s proprietary, massively scalable, hosted communication platform and APIs that speed mobile development. YouMail’s Visual Voicemail Plus is the company’s flagship, a state-of-the-art mobile voicemail service, with applications available for the Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Palm, and Windows Phone 7 platforms. The free service provides a true multi-platform, unified voicemail experience for its users, and a compelling experience for its callers, through unique features like smart greetings, its greetings community, and personalized greetings. YouMail is being increasingly adopted not only by consumers, with well over two million downloads, but also by carriers as their default or recommended voicemail. YouMail is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, and backed by Vantage Point Venture Partners and Tech Coast Angels. To learn more or sign up for YouMail's free service, please visit http://www.youmail.com or download the YouMail application from AppWorld, iTunes, or Android Market.
About Ditech Networks
Ditech Networks is revolutionizing modern communications with advanced voice processing solutions and voice applications that offer network and speech quality enhancement, voice call control, speech-powered web access, voice-to-text services, and more. Ditech believes in the power and simplicity of human speech. Its technology is designed to deliver compelling voice capabilities to emerging forms of communication like social networking and text messaging, allowing consumers to use voice in ways that make sense in today’s Web 2.0-savvy world.
Leveraging over 20 years of deployments with communications providers around the world, Ditech offers unique, effective products and services that put the subscriber’s experience first, assisting carriers with revenue generation, service differentiation, network expansion and call capacity. Ditech’s customers include Verizon, Sprint/Nextel, Orascom Telecom, AT&T, China Unicom, Global Crossing, and West Corporation. Ditech Networks is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.ditechnetworks.com.