Twitter has acquired a startup called Cloudhopper a messaging infrastructure company that enables Twitter to connect directly to mobile carrier networks in countries all over the planet. Cloudhopper is run by two techies and acquisition amount hasn’t been disclosed.
Cloudhopper provides mobile messaging technology and expertise to businesses in the wireless space. Currently, Cloudhopper powers some of the largest and most successful mobile messaging (SMS and MMS) campaigns in North America, Europe, and Africa.
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