InfoTalk and Korea's Dacom Chollian Form Strategic Alliance
HONG KONG and SOUTH KOREA - InfoTalk Corporation, a provider of multi-lingual conversational speech understanding technology, announced a strategic alliance with Dacom Chollian, a landline carrier and an Internet and e-commerce service provider in Korea. The alliance aims at fostering widespread use of speech technologies and services, enabling those who want to access web-based information and communication applications from anywhere by voice. Leveraging on InfoTalk's speech technologies - InfoTalk RSVP and professional technical support, and Dacom Chollian's network infrastructure and expertise on providing e-commerce service, the alliance will mark its first milestone by breaking new ground on Voice Chollian, a comprehensive voice portal and content hosting service in Korea. The new service will build a solid base for the alliance to further expand its presence to other major markets in the region like China. "I am tremendously excited about this collaboration and what lies ahead between the two companies. It is a perfect fit by the combination of service provider with huge and reliable infrastructure and well-established engine provider. By partnering with InfoTalk, Dacom Chollian has confidence in developing a prevailing voice service in Korea and expanding our voice internet enterprise to other markets," said Hwang Hee Kyung, Director of Dacom Chollian new media business team. "We strive to become the pioneer voice Internet enterprise in Asia. Our successful collaboration with InfoTalk has already brought us half-way through." "We are extremely glad that Dacom Chollian has selected InfoTalk," said Dr. Alex Leung, CEO of InfoTalk. "This cooperation has definitely staged a win-win situation for both companies. Through the partnership, InfoTalk will be able to expand the company's reach geographically while Dacom Chollian can broaden the width and depth of its service offerings."