Product: Rumba Mobile Mail®
Innovator: Peter Nolle, Simon Asher and Markus Nolle
Company: Rumba Communications
Rumba Mobile Mail® is anytime, anywhere email via mobile phone. It is the only Australian-based service that sends emails to mobiles using SMS at a price that is widely affordable, works on all mobiles and is plan-free.
Rumba users can send, receive, forward and filter emails on their existing mobile handset. Uniquely, users can also control their preferences at will via the Rumba website.
- Works on any mobile phone
- No software to download
- Secure email and data - 128 bit encryption
- No spam
- International roaming
- Immediate delivery of email (push email)
- Notification of attachments
- Filter emails using accept and reject lists
- Customisable user groups
Status of Innovation:
Rumba Mobile Mail® was officially launched in February 2008. Rumba is functional across a wide range of email programs, currently enables users to manage their mobile email settings online, and has forged some international footholds. Discussions with a number of ISP, web hosting companies and mobile phone resellers are well underway.