BEEPTOOL ENTERS LETTER OF INTENT WITH PASEA ENTERPRISES
14th Mar 2018
No Comments
Highlights
• BeepTool has entered a binding Letter of Intent with a leading Consumer technology Consulting Services Company, Pasea Enterprises, Abuja Nigeria (PASEA).

• Pasea Enterprises (PASEA) is committed to:
a. Provide co-branded Humanity-BeepTool smartphones and nanosatellite connectivity to their customers and clients.

b. Order a minimum of 1500units of Humanity-BeepTool smartphones
c. Purchase 100 SAS nanosatellite terminals and bandwidth for all their clients’ needs at market competitive pricing.

• Pasea Enterprises (PASEA) is currently providing technical consultancy and services to various customers in Nigeria.

• Pasea Enterprises (PASEA) will be providing necessary support to BeepTool for POC and services throughput testing for PASEA clients.

BeepTool is happy to announce our execution of a binding letter of Intent with a technical consultancy company, Pasea Enterprises (PASEA – http://www.pasea.ng/). Under the terms of the LOI, PASEA has agreed to order a minimum of 1500units of co-branded Humanity-BeepTool smartphones, 100 nanosatellite Wi-Fi terminals and bandwidth for all of their clients’ needs from BeepTool at market competitive pricing.

In the words of Mayowa Ihinmikaiye, Country Manager of BeepTool in Nigeria, “The execution of the LOI between BeepTool and Pasea is a result of the market awareness and product enlightenment that is ongoing. We hope to see more of signed LOIs and eventually revenue bearing contracts soon. Our goal is to bring as many as possible onboard this vehicle of affordable communication and financial inclusion for everyone especially in sub Saharan Africa”.

Further announcements will be made by as we proceed towards signing a commercial contract with PASEA.
Click link Media Announcement for PASEA LOI
BEEPTOOL ENTERS AGREEMENT WITH SUPPER DIGITAL DATA SOLUTIONS A LEADING NIGERIA MICROFINANCE BANKING SOFTWARE COMPANY VIA A LETTER OF INTENT
1st Mar 2018
No Comments
Highlights
• BeepTool has entered an agreement with a Letter of Intent with a leading Nigerian Microfinance banking software company, Super Digital Data Solutions (SDDS).

• Super Digital Data Solutions (SDDS) is committed to:

a. Provide connectivity to their clients through a BeepTool partner, s nanosatellites S-band and Narrow-band connectivity services.

b. Order a minimum of initial sixty (60) terminals

c. Purchase bandwidth for all their clients’ needs at market competitive pricing.

d. collaborates with BeepTool POC integrating SDDS’s client’s banks, POS terminals and mobile app in the rural area with BeepTool bandwidth

• Super Digital Data Solutions (SDDS) is currently providing software services to over a hundred (100) microfinance banks in Nigeria. These banks, their devices, and mobile app will be connected through BeepTool nanosatellites services.

• Super Digital Data Solutions (SDDS) will be providing necessary support to BeepTool for POC and services throughput testing for SDDS clients.

BeepTool is happy to announce our execution of a binding letter of Intent with a leading Nigerian Microfinance banking software company, Super Digital Data Solutions (SDDS – http://www.sddscorp.net/). Under the terms of the LOI, SDDS has agreed to purchase bandwidth for all of their clients’ needs from BeepTool at market competitive pricing.

In the words of John Enoh, CEO of BeepTool, “BeepTool is committed to connecting the unconnected and the unbanked in Africa, we are more than willing to provide services to and support company who are working towards this goal. Providing affordable communication solutions and financial inclusion for everyone especially in sub-Saharan Africa is our vision, we will not stop until this is achieved”. www.beeptool.com

Further announcements will be made by as we proceed towards signing a commercial contract with SDDS.
Read more here
SAS Signs US$30 million 5-year Binding Contract with BeepTool
21st Dec 2017
No Comments

The Partnership will Bring Affordable Messaging and Payment Services to Key African Markets

Sky and Space Global and BeepTool signed a 5-year binding agreement with worth US$30 million. The deal is cementing our partnership and our commitment to building innovative technology solutions to help connect the unconnected in Nigeria and Africa and beyond. What a wonderful Christmas present and what a great way to end a very successful year 🙂

Highlights

• Sky and Space Global has signed a 5-year binding network contract with BeepTool, with an approximate US$30 million minimum contract value over this term

• This agreement commercially validates SAS’ nanosatellite technological capacity and delivers a critical financial contract for the next phase of the project

• The deal cements the partnership between Sky and Space Global and BeepTool and their commitment to building innovative messaging and payment solutions to help connect the unconnected throughout key African markets

• The deal further confirms the SAS business model and technological capability of their highly disruptive nanosatellite narrowband communication platform
Read more here: SAS Signs US$30 million 5-year Binding Contract with BeepTool
BEEPTOOL CIS LTD PARTNERS SOCIAL FINANCE SYSTEMS LTD TO DELIVER CO-BRANDED BEEPTOOL– $1 HUMANITY SMARTPHONE AND BEEPTOOL – $50 HUMANITY SATELLITE PHONE TO AFRICA
19th Dec 2017
No Comments
Cellphone wih logo 2Cellphone
BeepTool CIS Ltd, an African based smartphone communication and financial services app development company with over one million registered users from more than 50 countries and Social Finance Systems Ltd, a London based Fintech company have agreed to explore collaboration and launch of co-branded humanity-BeepTool $1 smartphone and $50 satellite phone and to integrate SDG Coin app with BeepTool app. The distribution of this smartphone is to increase access to communication and drive financial inclusion among the poor in Africa.

Integration of the BeepTool and SDG Coin app will allow BeepTool users purchase SDG Coin, a cryptographically secured government welfare payments system, for peer to peer payments. This ultimate goal of this collaboration is to improve the lives of the poor in Africa by providing them an affordable communication, financial services and cryptographically secured government welfare channel.

“Providing affordable communication solutions and financial inclusion for everyone especially in sub Saharan Africa is our vision, we will not stop until this is achieved. Our collaboration with Social Finance to deliver $1 humanity-BeepTool smartphone and $50 humanity –BeepTool satellite phone to our target market is yet another milestone in bringing this vision to reality. It is without doubt that millions are still left behind in the transition from the analog world to today’s digital trends especially the inner city and rural community dwellers, this solution will ensure that everyone is connected in line with our vision of affordable communication and financial inclusion for all of Africa” said Precious Ada Enoh, Chief Executive Officer of BeepTool.

BeepTool and Social Finance will be working out the technical and commercial details of this collaboration in the next few months with the official delivery of the first batch of the devices planned to hit the market sometime in Q2 of 2018.

Speaking, Michael Ige, BeepTool Chief Operating Officer, said, “BeepTool’s vision of affordable communication and financial inclusion was conceived when we were not sure of the technology that will power it but today we are right here, smart devices in the hand of the people through this collaboration and with connectivity provided, the sky truly is the lower limit”.

Further announcements will be made by BeepTool and Social Finance as we move closer to launch date of Q2, 2018.
World’s First Financial Transaction Using Nanosatellites Completed Successfully
26th Oct 2017
No Comments

Highlights

• Sky and Space Global partners with BeepTool to demonstrate the world’s first financial transaction using nanosatellites

• Tests using the Company’s “Chatellite” app and BeepTool’s software have been successful, creating huge opportunities to improve commerce and financial inclusion in rural areas

• Financial transactions were made from one phone to another using Sky and Space Global’s 3 Diamonds nanosatellites

• The successful integration cements the partnership between Sky and Space Global and BeepTool, who will work together in the future to connect the unconnected

Sky and Space Global Ltd (ASX: SAS, “Sky and Space Global” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully performed the world’s first financial transaction using nanosatellites in conjunction with the mobile payments start-up BeepTool Communications & Integrated Services Ltd (“BeepTool”).

The tests demonstrated that financial transactions could be made from one phone to another using bandwidth from Sky and Space Global’s first three nanosatellites, the 3 Diamonds. This creates huge potential for improving commerce in rural areas by using secure and safe peer-to-peer banking. For testing such as this, the Company has developed a dedicated Android application called ”Chatellite”, which is used to transfer files, perform phone calls, text messages and voice recordings.

Africa-based BeepTool is a mobile payments, messaging and voice app that is used by over 800,000 customers across the African region and globally. BeepTool and Sky and Space Global have entered into an agreement for a portion of the bandwidth from the 3 Diamonds nanosatellites. Under the terms of the agreement, BeepTool and Sky and Space Global will collaborate to integrate the BeepTool app with Sky and Space Global’s communication bandwidth software systems. Following a successful outcome of the pilot, BeepTool has agreed to purchase from SAS all the available communications bandwidth that is required by BeepTool to fill its bandwidth demand.
Sky and Space Global’s CEO, Mr. Meir Moalem said:

“Sky and Space Global has again been part of a world first. Never before has a financial transaction been processed using bandwidth from nanosatellites. By working with partners such as BeepTool, we can really start to make a difference in people’s lives and grant them access to the kind of connected services that they haven’t had access to before. This is just one way that Sky and Space Global’s disruptive technology and business model is helping to connect the unconnected and drive socio-economic development.”

BeepTool CEO, Precious Ada Enoh said:

“It’s exciting to be part of this history-making integration with Sky and Space Global (SAS). At the beginning it sounded incredible but we (BeepTool and SAS) have made considerable progress towards actualizing seamless communication and financial inclusion for all Africa, especially the millions of people without internet and cellular connectivity.

We are proud to be a partner of SAS on this disruptive technology and business model, we are proud of the successful integration of BeepTool financial services to SAS nanosatellite grid and we are looking forward to a successful integration of other key aspects of this solution. Our hope is to connect the unconnected and the unbanked everywhere in Africa.”

–Ends–

For further information, please contact:
PR/International Media Diana Kurteva/Alexandra Grant Ketchum P: +44 20 37556417 E: skyandspace@ketchum.com Australian Media Kelsey Ryan Illuminate Communications P: + 61 2 8583 5786 E: kelsey.ryan@illuminatecomms.com.au Sky and Space Global Ltd Brett Mitchell Executive Director – Australia P: +61 8 9389 2000 E: brett@skyandspace.global
About Sky and Space Global Ltd

Sky and Space Global Ltd is an ASX listed (SAS) satellite company with European and Israeli centres of Aerospace, Satellite and Software Industry Experts.

The Company’s core business is to operate a communications infrastructure based on nanosatellite technology and develop highly sophisticated software systems that will deploy, maintain orbit control and handle the communication network in space to provide a global coverage. The Company successfully launched its first three nanosatellites, the ‘3 Diamonds’, into space in June 2017 and is preparing for the launch of a constellation of 200 more nanosatellites by 2020.

The Company’s vision is to provide affordable communication coverage and services to anyone, anywhere, anytime with relatively low maintenance costs. This will enable Sky and Space Global to deliver cost-effective communications infrastructure and services to those who need it most and to disrupt the telecommunications and international transport industries. Sky and Space Global Ltd owns 100% of Sky and Space Global (UK) Limited. Follow us through our social media channels

About BeepTool

BeepTool is a community of more than half a million users who rely on its ‘talk and text’ app to stay connected with loved ones, share files, send small amounts of money instantly to Nigeria bank accounts and mobile money wallets and pay for goods and services in Nigeria from any country of the world and airtime top-ups around the world in real time and conduct their businesses.

Its fast-growing platform is the lowest-cost service for calls and messaging, offering free communication between Internet users and nearly free connection with mobile and landline phones. Founded in Lagos, Nigeria, in 2014, BeepTool has spread across more than 50 countries. BeepTool apps are easy to use and available for free download for Android, iPhone, Windows and Mac from the Google Play and iTunes app stores or from the BeepTool website.

Read More
NIGERIAN TALK AND CHAT APP ANNOUNCES REMITTANCE FEATURE
23rd May 2016
No Comments
blog_img

BeepTool, the Nigerian internet communications firm, has launched a new service that allows Nigerian breadwinners abroad to play an active role in managing the finances of their families back home.

In addition to placing free calls and sending remittances, Nigerians abroad can now use BeepTool to directly pay their families’ bills and load their mobile phones with prepaid credit.

CEO and co-founder John Enoh says this targeted remittance service will safeguard against possible misuse of remittances, a common problem encountered by Nigerian immigrant workers who are the main source of income for their families.

 

“One of the big struggles today in Nigerians’ personal finances is reckless spending. BeepTool’s aim with targeted remittances is to eliminate the worries of our Nigerian immigrant workers, who are often more financially literate than their families back home,” Enoh says.

 

Remittances worth about US$21 billion flow into Nigeria via banks and money transfer services annually. These have been a crucial lifeline for Nigerian families. Most Nigerians allocate the remittances for food and other basic household needs, followed by school tuition, medical expenses and debt payments.

 

BeepTool allows customers to pay electricity, telephone, internet, cable, water and gas bills from their mobile phone, tablet or computer. Families may opt to receive remittances from BeepTool through bank deposits, pick-up at partner retail centers or door-to-door delivery.

 

BeepTool eliminates numerous hops in the global transfer of money, passing significant savings on to consumers compared with multinational companies like Western Union and banks, which extract hefty fees.

 

Between these savings and the savings BeepTool offers on international calling, BeepTool has become an invaluable resource for families with loved ones abroad. By putting more money in the pockets of ordinary Nigerians, the locally based firm has positioned itself to become a vital driver of the national economy.

BeepTool offers lowest-price VoIP calls to Nigeria
17th May 2016
No Comments

Nigerian app surpasses 500,000 users

LAGOS, Nigeria — The Nigerian startup BeepTool is surpassing Skype, WhatsApp and Viber in offering affordable services for the African diaspora by offering nearly free, flat-rate VoIP (internet to mobile or landline) calling to Nigeria.

“Nigerians are traveling more than ever before, vacationing and living abroad, from Boston to Berlin to Beijing. As a Lagos-based company, we understand our customers need inexpensive, reliable lines of communication back home,” said John Enoh, CEO and President of BeepTool.

“That’s why we’re offering flat-rate calling to Nigeria. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, or whether you’re calling a landline or any of Nigeria’s mobile carriers. You’ll always pay just 2.6 cents per minute.”

BeepTool’s rate is lower than any other service provider. Other VoIP calls from BeepTool start from as low as $0.008 per minute, making BeepTool the most affordable communication tool currently on the market.

In addition, BeepTool-to- BeepTool voice and video calling is free, and BeepTool offers low-cost money transfers, letting Nigerians send remittances to loved ones back home or pay bills easily and instantly from anywhere in the world. More than 500,000 people have downloaded the free BeepTool app, available from the Apple and Google app stores.

“With half a million people relying on BeepTool, we’re on track to become Africa’s favorite talk and text app,” Enoh said.

BeepTool is a free communication app that enables video conferencing, talk, text and file sharing on an array of devices. Its presence is growing fast in Africa and around the world. With BeepTool, users get free calls and text messages to anyone, anytime, anywhere in the world via WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE — without draining minutes from service providers. Available on iOS, Android, Mac, PC and HTML5.

Download BeepTool from the Apple store:
https://itunes.apple.com/app/beeptool/id911357270

Download BeepTool from Google Play:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beeptool.beeptool

HOW TO MAKE TOTALLY FREE CALLS WORLDWIDE
12th Feb 2016
No Comments
HOW TO MAKE TOTALLY FREE CALLS WORLDWIDE… -is it really possible? Phone bills are going up – everyone has realized that, but there are ways to lower phone bills or even eliminate them completely. We at BEEPTOOL know that most people want to save money on their phone bills and therefore we have developed a VoIP calling app that allows you to call others at a fraction of the price of using your regular phone plan and still have great quality calls. (To see how BEEPTOOL works go to https://www.beeptool.com/what-is-beeptool/ ) Free online calls are made using VoIP. These calls send voice signals through the internet instead of regular phone lines and thus allow you to make free or very cheap calls. (for more information on VoIP and how it works here is a great guidehttp://www.moneysupermarket.com/broadband/voip/) With VoIP you can even make free online calls internationally, it doesn’t make a difference where you want to call, it will always be free or at a fraction of the price compared to your regular mobile phone plan. If you are one of those people wondering how to make a free online call – read on… WHO SHOULD USE VOIP? Many people are looking for an everyday solution to their high phone bills but even if you are comfortable with your regular phone plan on a day-to-day basis, there are certain times when using VoIP instead of a regular mobile phone plan is a good idea. When abroad for example, your regular phone plan provider will charge a fortune for making phone calls. If using VoIP instead, all you need is wifi or mobile data and you’re good to go! It is useful for students who are studying abroad and have a limited budget. They will benefit from VoIP as they can call friends and family in their hometown for free and still enjoy good quality calls. It is also very useful for small businesses that deal with international clients, VoIP will help them save loads of money on calls as well. So you see there are plenty of people who could benefit free online calls by using VoIP over their regular phone plans. DIFFERENT TYPES OF FREE ONLINE CALLING; If you look online for free online calling you will find hundreds if not thousands of apps and programs and it may be hard to choose. It is important to remember that they are not all the same. You may have to try out a couple until you are satisfied. The main difference will obviously be ease of use and call quality – meaning how clear the call is, if you can hear the other person and they can hear you properly, if there are any disturbances, static etc. There are three different types of free online calling apps; • App the app calling. This is the most popular type of app and this is the way BEEPTOOL works. Calls are free to all users on the same network. This is great for calling friends and family – you can just ask them to download the app as well. If you want to call a stranger, or you want to make a call for business, it is more complicated but BEEPTOOL and many other apps offer calls to other networks for a really small fee. (To find out about BEEPTOOL low call rates go to https://www.beeptool.com/rates/ ) If you use the app for free calling and you are happy with the service, it may be worth it to top up your account on the app so you will be able to make paid costs with that app as well. In addition to calling BEEPTOOL offers services such as video calling, group chat, audio conference, sharing location and more. If these features are important to you check out what features different apps have to offer. • PC to phone calling: these programs allow you to make free VoIP calls directly from your Pc to a mobile or landline. You do not need to download any apps. They do come with limitations though; either time-wise or location-wise. Some of these programs only allow you to make free calls to certain countries and other countries need to be paid for. Other programs will only allow you to call for a certain amount of time, this can be useful if you just want to say something small and you can always ask the person you are calling to call you back. • App to phone calling: these apps will allow you to make free online calls to a mobiles and/or landlines that are not part of the same network. This type of calling also has its limitations, either time-wise or location-wise. you might only be able to call people in a certain location or for a certain amount of minutes. As with all VoIP calling it is important to note that while you may save money on your calls, your data plan might go sky-high. Check out your data allowance before you start making VoIP calls and whenever possible use Wifi or data. Another problem with VoIP calling is that they are not all suitable for calling emergency services because they some of these programs and apps cannot detect locations and send you call the right call-centre. Most people use VoIP in addition to their regular phone plans so this should not present a problem as they can call emergency services from their regular phone plan. There are however apps and services that have solutions to this problem. If you plan on using VoIP instead of a regular phone plan it is important to get an app or service that supports emergency calling. SO IS FREE ONLINE CALLING FOR YOU? Free online calling exists and will help you save money on your calls abroad but all services come with limitations. Either you both need to download the same app, or you have restricted minutes or restricted countries you can call. But it’s free! So why not use it and enjoy it FOR GREAT QUALITY FREE CALLS, WHY NOT DOWNLOAD THE BEEPTOOL APP? FREE CALLS, FREE VIDEO CALLS AND FREE MESSAGING TO ALL YOUR FRIEND IN THE BEEPTOOL COMMUNITY!!! www.beeptool.com
Nigerian immigrants workers can now send money, buy airtime and pay bills for families and friends back home instantly using BeepTool
18th Oct 2015
No Comments

Nigerian immigrants workers can now send money, buy airtime and pay bills for families and friends back home instantly  using BeepTool

BeepTool transfers money instantly worldwide and cheaper than similar services, like Western Union LAGOS, Nigeria (Oct. 16, 2015): BeepTool, the Nigerian internet communications firm, has launched a new service that allows Nigerian breadwinners abroad to play an active role in managing the finances of their families back home.   In addition to placing free calls and sending remittances, Nigerians abroad can now use BeepTool to directly pay their families’ bills and load their mobile phones with prepaid credit. CEO and co-founder John Enoh says this targeted remittance service will safeguard against possible misuse of remittances, a common problem encountered by Nigerian immigrant workers who are the main source of income for their families.   “One of the big struggles today in Nigerians’ personal finances is reckless spending. BeepTool’s aim with targeted remittances is to eliminate the worries of our Nigerian immigrant workers, who are often more financially literate than their families back home,” Enoh says.   Remittances worth about US$21 billion flow into Nigeria via banks and money transfer services annually. These have been a crucial lifeline for Nigerian families. Most Nigerians allocate the remittances for food and other basic household needs, followed by school tuition, medical expenses and debt payments.   BeepTool allows customers to pay electricity, telephone, internet, cable, water and gas bills from their mobile phone, tablet or computer. Families may opt to receive remittances from BeepTool through bank deposits, pick-up at partner retail centers or door-to-door delivery.   BeepTool eliminates numerous hops in the global transfer of money, passing significant savings on to consumers compared with multinational companies like Western Union and banks, which extract hefty fees.   Between these savings and the savings BeepTool offers on international calling, BeepTool has become an invaluable resource for families with loved ones abroad. By putting more money in the pockets of ordinary Nigerians, the locally based firm has positioned itself to become a vital driver of the national economy.   ###   About BeepTool BeepTool is a free communication app that enables video conferencing, talk, text and file sharing on an array of devices. Its presence is growing fast in Africa and around the world. With BeepTool, users get free calls and text messages to anyone, anytime, anywhere in the world via WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE — without draining minutes from service providers. Available on iOS, Android, Mac, PC and HTML5. Download BeepTool from the Apple store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/beeptool/id911357270 Download BeepTool from Google Play:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beeptool.beeptool www.beeptool.com 
BeepTool partners with Connect2U in South Africa expansion
15th Dec 2014
No Comments

BeepTool partners with Connect2U in South Africa expansion

Topups for $5 up through $30 are now available throughout South Africa and Nigeria.

Topups for $5 up through $30 are now available throughout South Africa and Nigeria.

With nearly 40,000 BeepTool users around the world, the company is expanding to offer its popular vouchers in South Africa.

Starting today, users will be able to top up at internet cafés and schools across the country, thanks to a new distribution partnership with Connect2U, a Welkom-based technology company. The vouchers are available in small denominations, including US$1, and are perfect for users who do not have a bank account.

BeepTool will also begin selling topups through Quickteller and Interswitch payment processing services. And because most ATMs in Nigeria are supported by these two companies, BeepTool topups will be available for purchase directly from the menus of ATMs across the country. Additional, BeepTool is partnering with DIDx to provide BeepTool Virtual Numbers to users so that they can make and receive calls without internet. Already, users can top up their accounts online by visiting http://www.beeptool.com/rates/. “For low-income earners, the simple act of communication with loved ones abroad is a difficulty. Our prepaid topup cards provide access to inexpensive communication to millions,” said BeepTool founder and CEO John Enoh. “Thanks to our new partnership with Connect2U, we’re again proving our commitment to connecting people, offering our topup cards at retail locations. “Now, even if you don’t have a bank account, you can take advantage of BeepTool,” he said. “With these new partnerships, BeepTool is now closer to all Africans.” BeepTool, the low-cost talk-and-text company, has been growing steadily since it launched in August 2014. Many of the features on its free BeepTool app are available at no cost, including BeepTool-to-BeepTool talk, text and video calling. The cost to place VoIP calls to landline and mobile phones globally is significantly below the price of other talk-and-text providers and even domestic mobile service providers. Some international “BeepTool Out” rates are as low as $0.008 per minute. Additionally, just by downloading the BeepTool app, users automatically receive $1 credit. Currently, BeepTool topup cards are available at retail stores in Nigeria (Lagos state, Niger state, Nassarawa state and Abuja). Beginning today, they will be available at stores, schools and callshops operated by Connect2U across South Africa. Topup cards are available in denominations of $1, $5, $10, $20 and $30.