|Jajah Gets Funding From Sequoia, Starts in USA|
|Reuters News Service (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Mon, 27 Mar 2006 12:23:47 -0600
A European start-up company that promises to make Voice over Internet|
Protocol (VoIP) calls simpler said on Monday it has won funding from
Sequoia Capital and will launch services in the United States.
The company, Jajah, headquartered in Luxembourg just like its rival
Jajah asks its users to go its Web site and type in the telephone
Only the last mile of the call will be made over the existing phone
The company will further simplify calls by integrating its service
"We will collect customers where the telephone numbers are," said
A further improvement of the service will take place in two months
"In May we will bring Jajah to the mobile phone. Consumers will be
Charges vary per call. Jajah says it will charge 0.18 euros (21
Jajah will charge 0.02 euros for a call between two fixed line phones
"We're not the cheapest. Our aim is to get to the normal Internet user.
Jajah is offering its services to consumers in 60 countries. Calls
Sequoia is a known for investments in high profile companies such as
Scharf declined to say how much Sequoia had invested.
Copyright 2006 Reuters Limited.
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