Twitter Acquires Mobile Startup, Cloudhopper
According to Twitter’s blog, the social networking company has recently bought over new mobile startup, Cloudhopper, which specializes in mobile messaging. This move means that Twitter can connect to other mobile carrier networks in other parts of the world.
According to Twitter’s blog, the company have been working with a mobile startup called Cloudhopper over the last eight months, to become one of the highest volume SMS programs in the world; Twitter processes close to a billion SMS tweets per month and that number is growing around the world from Indonesia to Australia, UK, US, and beyond.
“To help us further grow and scale our SMS service, we are happy to announce the acquisition of Cloudhopper, a messaging infrastructure company that enables Twitter to connect directly to mobile carrier networks in countries all over the planet.”
Source: Twitter Blog