News : DealNet Company Launches Next Generation 2-1-1 Services
Toronto, ON, Canada, Feb 19, 2015 -- DealNet Capital Corp. ("DealNet" or the "Company") (cse:DLS) is pleased to announce that its mobile technology subsidiary, Impact Mobile Inc., has successfully provisioned and launched Canada's Next Generation 2-1-1 (NG2-1-1) Service with the BC Services Society call center, enabling this essential service to be the first to make texting to 211 a reality in Canada.
Starting February 2015, residents of the Lower Mainland will be able to access BC2-1-1 services by texting 211 from their mobile device. This allows the public to access free information and referrals regarding social services in B.C. with a text message.
Impact Mobile has worked with its wireless carrier partners and the BC Services Society call center to implement a two-way mobile messaging service integrated to its existing 2-1-1 voice services improving accessibility to information and increasing the province's effectiveness in responding to public inquiries.
"In addition to optimizing call-center traffic, NG2-1-1 services enables hard-of-hearing and the speech-impaired community to gain access to this essential service over their mobile device," says Gary Schwartz, CEO of Impact Mobile and SVP of Business Development for DealNet. "We see future potential for the application of this innovative service in all municipalities across the country."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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DealNet Capital Corp. is a public company that trades under the symbol DLS on the Canadian National Stock Exchange and under the symbol GAIMF on the Pink Sheets of the Over the Counter Bulletin Board. In general, the Company is a merchant banking company that has a flexible investment mandate with a strategic focus on recurring revenue businesses. The Company has recently focused its investments towards the thriving North American Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Market as well as the Consumer Financing Market by leveraging its recently acquired BPO division.
Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015