Mobile VoIP Receives Major Boost Across Europe With Access To 10 000 Hotspots

Vyke is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Vyke AS, has entered into an agreement that will give Vyke users access to VoIP calling services from any hotspot operated by The Cloud Networks Limited ("The Cloud").

Beginning this summer, all Vyke Mobile IP users will be able enjoy seamless mobile VoIP service from The Cloud hotspots in the United Kingdom and abroad. The Cloud's 9,000 WiFi enabled wireless internet hotspots provide comprehensive coverage in a variety of public venues and 16 high density metropolitan areas such as the City of London, Canary Wharf, Amsterdam and Manchester.

Vyke views The Cloud, with its operator independent business model, dominant position in Europe and its aggressive continuing build out plan, as a key partner for executing upon its stated mobile IP telephony strategy.

Jan Christian Berger, Executive Vice President of Sales for Vyke Communications plc, said "Combined with Vyke's mobile VoIP service, The Cloud's wireless network represents a shift in the mobile telecoms paradigm.

Access to city wide WiFi zones means that Vyke users living or working in these areas will be able to access low cost mobile VoIP communication services at virtually any point during their day-to-day lives. The power behind our relationship with The Cloud will be evident as users in these areas realize that they always have a low cost alternative available."

Roald Sandén, Managing Director for The Cloud Nordics commented, "Mobile VoIP is driving development within the telecoms industry to the next level. We are pleased that The Cloud's network provides a key part of the mobile VoIP value chain and that we are in a position to provide support for the continued expansion of Vyke's mobile VoIP service offering."