8th May 2008: The leading mobile messaging provider End2End Connectivity has today announced that it has been selected by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to provide the SMS delivery of flight status notifications (FSN). End2End Connectivity takes care of the carrier grade high-quality delivery of the flight status notifications via SMS which will inform all KLM passengers that registered for this service via KLM.com on flight disruptions and service notifications immediately. End2End‘s deep-level access to the global mobile telecoms infrastructure (SS7) and direct connections with international mobile operator enables KLM to keep her passengers updated anytime and anywhere in the world.
In the current stage of the SMS flight notification service, End2End will deliver updates on flight cancellation information, flight delay information, gate changes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and boarding alerts at Schiphol via SMS as soon as the notification appears. An additional pull-service is available for passengers to request arrival & departure information by sending an SMS including the flight number to an international Virtual Mobile Number (VMN) from End2End. These numbers can receive SMS from almost all countries in the world, even if a passenger is travelling abroad in a foreign country.
“We chose End2End Connectivity to benefit from the global SMS footprint reaching over 400 destinations and its high quality” said Jan Willem ten Kate, E- Development Manager at KLM.
"We are very pleased that KLM chose End2End as a reliable partner for international SMS delivery," said Alexander Schebler, VP Sales of End2End Connectivity. "The SMS flight status notification service from KLM is a great example that mobile messaging is the ideal way to provide time critical information directly to the handset anytime and anywhere.“
About End2End Connectivity:
End2End Connectivity is a leading mobile data specialist focusing on its core business of Connectivity & Messaging solutions, providing scalable and carrier-grade 2-way SMS solutions for mobile network operators and business customers who want to expand their international SMS activities while improving cost effectiveness.
End2End Connectivity enables companies to communicate with mobile subscribers on more than 500 operators in 200 countries, millions of times each day. Our customers include market leaders such as Microsoft MSN, Lycos, or Cable & Wireless. End2End Connectivity is part of the MACH Group (www.mach.com), the leading clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions. For more information:
For more information about End2End Connectivity, please visit www.end2endmobile.com