Innovative wireless network provides global mobility benefits to multinational businesses
DURHAM, N.C. – Oct. 1, 2014 – Truphone said today it has opened a new sales office in Chicago to serve companies in a variety of industries -- including manufacturing, professional services and finance -- across the entire Midwest region. The company’s mobile voice and data communication service also benefits multinational firms whose employees frequently conduct business globally across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
Truphone considers Chicago an ideal location for a new sales office because of its concentration of global manufacturing, financial and professional services firms. Furthermore, the Chicago area is home to a large number of executives from Germany and Poland, two countries within the “Truphone Zone.” The Truphone Zone consists of the U.S., U.K., Australia, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Spain.
Truphone operates the world’s first mobile network without country borders and has created special wireless agreements with countries in what it calls the Truphone Zone. In the Truphone Zone, all calls, texts and data downloads are treated as local because Truphone’s patented technology allows subscribers to have separate international numbers for each Truphone Zone country on their mobile phones. This helps business people stay connected, increases their productivity and reduces their international roaming costs, all while using their smartphones to conduct business as usual.
“Chicago was a natural next step for Truphone in our U.S. expansion plans,” said Tim Raby, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Truphone Americas. “It is the third-largest metro area in the country both in terms of GDP and population. Truphone’s network is custom built to deliver better call quality, faster data speeds, reliable connections and better rates internationally - making it easier and more affordable for these companies to conduct their global business.”
The Chicago office will be led by Regional Director Kris Bazos, a veteran sales executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecom and IT industries. Bazos has held high-level sales management positions with Vodaphone, Unisys and AT&T, and has served multinational companies in both the Americas and EMEA.
Truphone has 13 offices around the world, with U.S. headquarters near Research Triangle Park, N.C., primary sales hubs in New York, San Francisco and Houston, a research and engineering center attached to the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, N.J., and a U.S. operations center in Cleveland.
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Truphone is the first mobile operator in the world without country borders. This brings people closer to their international contacts, makes them more productive, and gives them the international quality of service they deserve.
One of the ways that Truphone achieves this, is by providing people with multiple international mobile numbers on a patented single SIM card, so international contacts can always reach them by making high quality local calls, at a local rate.
Headquartered in London, with U.S. headquarters near Research Triangle Park in Durham, N.C., Truphone has offices in 13 countries across four continents and continues to expand globally. Clients include Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies across multiple industry sectors.
To learn more, visit www.truphone.com