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Flash Networks Accelerates Mobile Uploads for WhatsApp, Snapchat, and Other Messaging Applications

May 28, 2014

TCP-4TE acceleration enables 30% faster uploading of images and video

Edison, New Jersey, May 28, 2014 – Flash Networks, the global leader of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, announced today that it is the first mobile optimization vendor to accelerate upload speeds for messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat. Flash Networks uses patented technology to optimize LTE bandwidth utilization, resulting in up to 30% faster upload speeds for an improved user experience.

Social mobile messaging apps are growing in popularity and rapidly replacing SMS services. Last month, WhatsApp handled 64 billion messages in 24 hours, including 20 billion uploads, double the traffic they managed last year. Snapchat users send 700 million messages each day, more traffic than any other third-party messaging app on North American mobile networks, according to a recent Sandvine report.

Flash Networks’ TCP-4TE uses inline high-speed congestion-detection algorithms to dynamically adjust transmission rates based on real-time network conditions to enable faster uploads of content to messaging services. TCP-4TE minimizes the inherent inefficiencies of standard TCP stack, making its data transmission methods more compatible with high-speed LTE networks.

“Unlike with traditional content consumption, where content is consumed mainly by downloading it from a central server, content-sharing applications require both upload and download to be accelerated to ensure subscriber satisfaction and improve customer retention,” said Noam Green, Vice President of Marketing at Flash Networks. “As the leaders in mobile Internet optimization, Flash Networks continues to implement cutting-edge technologies to enable their customers to remain one step ahead of the game.”

About Flash Networks
Flash Networks, the global leader of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, enables operators to boost network speed, optimize video and web traffic, and generate over-the-top revenues from the mobile Internet. Sitting at the core of the network, Flash Networks’ Harmony Mobile Internet Services Gateway accelerates LTE networks by 50% and reduces web and video traffic data by 30%, while providing operators with in-depth traffic analytics and user insights. In addition, with Harmony, operators can engage with their subscribers by offering an enhanced browsing experience while generating revenues from search, over-the-top content, and targeted advertising.

With offices in North America, Europe, Israel, Latin America, and Asia, Flash Networks services over one billion subscribers daily and is proud to count among its customers top-tier mobile carriers including Bharti Airtel, Orange, SKT, TIM, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Vodafone, and many more leading carriers. For more information, visit


Naomi Rabbie
Flash Networks
Phone: +972-9-961-0841
Mobile: +972 54-7744539

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