Tonga Company Launches Push to Talk Communications Network Across the South Pacific
24/7 Net, an "over the top" communications service provider based in the Kingdom of Tonga, today announced the launch of it's south pacific push to talk over cellular (PoC) and wi-fi network.
Nukualofa, Tonga, January 20, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Engineered as a private communications system for commercial and industrial user groups using smart phones like a 2-way radio, the 24/7 Net network also offers a unique communications solution to the internationally dispersed population of south pacific countries. Not only can users have a one on one conversation whenever they wish, any user may also speak with all other users of the group at the same time no matter where any individual user may be during a group call; Apia or Salt Lake City, Port Moresby or London, it doesn't matter as long as the users android device has access to mobile data or a wi-fi internet connection.
The 24/7 Net network is what's called an OTT (over the top) service. An OTT application is an app or service that provides an integrated product over the internet and so is not restricted by traditional methodology or borders. For mobile devices and voice communication, this means that push to talk calls are transmitted “over the top” of the traditional internet data service users already have in operation with their existing mobile phone company or internet service provider.
The standard 24/7 Net service package is deployed via Talk Groups bundled with either five or ten 24/7 Net Numbers (a 24/7 Net Number is a seven digit username with service connection password) Users install a free of charge android app on their smart phone or wi-fi connected tablet then login to their talk groups' dedicated push to talk server. 24/7 Net also provides multi department corporate push to talk servers with AES 256 encryption.
The 24/7 Net south pacific sales & distribution region includes Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Cook Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, French Polynesia, and Hawaii. This regional service interconnects with 24/7 Net Talk Groups and users in Australia, New Zealand, US West Coast and United Kingdom.