FutureDial's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Mr. Shu Gan, commented that "as the iPhone becomes another hugely popular high-end handset, we wanted to make sure that our solution can help carriers and wireless retailers to accommodate the growing demand to easily transfer their customers' phonebook contacts and premium content when they purchase an iPhone. We are now pleased to announce the iPhone as an important addition to our supported handset list as the iPhone rapidly expands into the global marketplace."
Supporting over 1,000 mobile phone models worldwide, FutureDial is the leading provider of handset content transfer and management solutions. Centrally managed over a client-server architecture and easily operated from a PC interface, wireless carriers and wireless retailers use FutureDial's Retail Management Solution(TM)(RMS(TM)) at their Points-of-Sales, service centers and back offices to perform a service that transfers all of a customer's contacts and premium content (messages, ringtones, music, photos, and video) from an old phone to a new phone. In addition, FutureDial's RMS supports backup and restoration of personal data on handsets, which are critical functions when more than 70 million phones are lost, damaged or stolen in Western Europe and North America every year, according to industry research reports.