Orange deploys Jabber mobile IM

Orange today announced the roll out of mobile presence and instant messaging (IM) services in France using technology from Jabber. Users will be able to send and receive presence and IM within Orange's France network and have access to users on different wireless networks. No financial details of the partnership were released. Jabber is a member of the 2004 FierceWireless Fierce 15, an annual list of the top emerging wireless companies.

For more on Orange's mobile IM partnership with Jabber:
- view this press release