PeerMe Inc. and ¡Hola! Media Group, LLC, announced today the availability of PeerMe's free voice and instant messaging technology, which will be immediately available through the ¡Hola! bi-lingual portals (www.Hola-Connect.us).
PeerMe And ¡HOLA! To Provide Free PC -to -PC Calls To Hispanic Community
¡HOLA! Hispanic Portal Integrates PeerMe Voice And IM
Mountain View, Calif, Austin, Texas, and Little Rock, Arkansas - March 15, 2006 - PeerMe Inc. (www.PeerMe.com), a peer -to -peer voice communication technology company and ¡Hola! Media Group, LLC, a leading independent bi -lingual publisher announced today the availability of PeerMe's free voice and instant messaging technology, which will be immediately available through the ¡Hola! bi -lingual portals (www.Hola -Connect.us).
PeerMe has developed a peer -to -peer voice and instant messaging environment supporting PC -to -PC and PC -to -handheld voice communications and instant messaging over public Internet connections. PeerMe's technology can be used independently by users connecting on a peer -to -peer basis or integrated into Web communities bringing a new generation of interactive connectivity to users and is available in English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. Using industry standard protocols, PeerMe's peer -to -peer voice system provides sound quality almost equal to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), free and unlimited to any Internet connected PC user worldwide.
"We are excited to partner with ¡Hola! Media Group to bring PeerMe's technology to the Spanish speaking Internet user, as they are the fastest growing population in the United States and in the world, with many family ties in and outside the United States. The Latin American population can easily benefit from PeerMe's free and easy to use voice services," said Tom Lasater, founder and CEO of PeerMe. "We look forward to the integration of PeerMe's technology into the ¡Hola! portal's classified, community and advertising offerings in the near future."
Announcing the availability of the ¡Hola! Spanish services, Maura Lozano -Yancy, founder and CEO of ¡Hola! Media Group said, "With the availability of a true Spanish PC phone and messenger solution we can supply world -wide Spanish -dominant and bi -lingual Internet users with free PC -to -PC calling and instant messaging services. Keep in mind that multi -language options are also available, the Spanish version joins the previously available English, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese versions."
"Similar to the impact of mobile telephones, the software available at www.PeerMe.com/Hola allows computer users to communicate with their network of friends, family and colleagues anywhere, anytime - free "en Español." 'PeerMe designed the ¡Hola! Spanish download web site www.PeerMe.com/Hola with our community in mind, it can be a purely Spanish or purely bilingual language experience,' said Lozano -Yancy.
'This launch is a significant step in our communications expansion plan. In conjunction with the launch of the ¡Hola! Spanish portal we are looking forward to the integration of PeerMe's technology into the ¡Hola! portal's as a voice tag for classified and advertising," said Michael Yancy, ¡Hola! Arkansas Hispanic Media & Publishing Co., LLC, VP of Business Development.
About PeerMe, Inc.
Founded in 2004, PeerMe, Inc., www.PeerMe.com, is a privately held international peer -to -peer communications technology company with offices in Mountain View, Calif., Tokyo, Japan, South Korea, China, India, Bulgaria and Austin, Tex. PeerMe has developed a peer -to -peer voice and instant messaging platform, which supports Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) PC -to -PC and PC -to handheld voice communications, instant messaging, and peer -to -peer file transfer over public Internet connections. PeerMe's vision is to bring a human connection to the Internet through voice -enabling the Web.
(512) 832 -9995
About ¡Hola! Media Group, LLC
¡Hola! Media Group, LLC, is a media and publishing company specialized in bi -lingual communications. Through its operating subsidiaries, ¡Hola! Arkansas, ¡Hola! Media Group's initial publishing property, founded in October 2000, Internet news portal (www.Hola -Arkansas.com), ¡Hola! Media Group was created to promote and strengthen collaboration, exchange and understanding among people who were born in the United States and those who have immigrated. Other ¡Hola! Media Group company's interests and brands include ¡Hola! Connect™, (www.Hola -Connect.Us)™, and Hola! ResearchPAYS™, (www.Hola -ResearchPAYS.com) a Hispanic market research and consumer survey group focused on Hispanic and Latino culture.
Maura Lozano -Yancy
¡Hola! Media Group, LLC
(877) 568 -1206