Upoc Networks

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Upoc Networks was a New York-based mobile phone services provider and carrier aggregator. Upoc was founded in 1999 and has developed mobile community solutions for carriers, consumers, media companies and marketers to communicate via SMS (text messaging), WAP (wireless Internet), voice, MMS (multimedia messaging), BREW, Java, and other technologies.[1]

Upoc was sold in 2006 to Dada USA, at a reported loss of approximately $19 million.[2] Dada USA then was renamed Dada Entertainment[3] and today is a Subsidiary of Buongiorno,[4] an International mobile content Company

Upoc announced it was discontinuing service on October 25, 2011 in a short website statement[5] and a posting on its official Twitter page.[6]

November 30, 2011 was the last day of service, as of December 1, 2011 the Upoc service has been shut down.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.upocnetworks.com/about.html[dead link]
  2. ^ Ali, Rafat (2006-08-04). "Upoc Sells To Dada Mobile; $7 Million Doesn’t Match $26.3 Million Investment". mocoNews. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  3. ^ "Dada Entertainment - Next generation Mobile and Web 2.0 Services". Dada-ent.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  4. ^ "Buongiorno SpA". Buongiorno.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Dada Entertainment - Next generation Mobile and Web 2.0 Services". Dada-ent.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  6. ^ "Twitter / upoc: All good things must come to". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 

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