News, Press releases January 29th, 2002

StarMedia selects Voxmobili to deliver calendaring solutions for the first multi-access portal in Latin America

Voxmobili, a multi-access software and solutions company, today announced that StarMedia Network Inc. (www.starmedianetwork.net), an integrated Internet Media and Business Solutions company targeting Spanish and Portuguese speaking audiences, selected its calendaring solution for StarMedia and BellSouth’s co-branded multi-access portal (MAP) in Latin America.

BellSouth Corporation (www.bellsouth.com), the dominant wireless communications company in Latin America operating in eleven countries, and StarMedia announced in May of 2001, a five year strategic alliance to create the first multi-access portals in Latin America, enabling the 12 million cellular customers of BellSouth’s Latin America affiliates to access personalized, real-time information from anywhere, and at anytime via their personal computers and cellular phones. The mobile service will include WAP, SMS, text and voice access with text to speech and voice recognition technology

Through Voxmobili’s calendaring solutions, BellSouth’s subscribers in Latin America will be able to access their calendar and organizer directly through their wireless device, and benefit from tools such as a task reminder and an interactive address book. Additionally subscribers will be able to receive SMS alerts linked with their online calendar. Voxmobili will also provide a synchronization module and other services that enhance communication and information sharing.

“StarMedia selected Voxmobili as its partner because it provides one of the most complete solutions in the market, including support to WAP and SMS, synchronization and a complete user interface,” said Jorge Rincon, Chief Technology Officer, StarMedia Network. “Voxmobili’s technology has proven to support millions of users and is has been integrated with the StarMedia’s Wireless Internet Server (WIS) platform and StarMedia’s Voice Portal solution”

“The choice of our solutions by StarMedia is an opportunity for us to work on a promising multi-access portal for booming telecommunication market,” stated Eric Vieillevigne, Managing director of Voxmobili. “Voxmobili is working closely with StarMedia teams as they are working on our customizable software platform to design and launch innovative services.”

StarMedia Network

StarMedia Network is an integrated Internet Media and Business Solutions company targeting Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking audiences, providing technology and services that enable consumers and businesses to take full advantage of the Internet. The company has operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela, and throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit our corporate web site at www.starmedianetwork.net