Recently, Syntonic CEO Gary Greenbaum had the opportunity to sit down with Fred Dingemans, CEO and Founder of Opari, an important Syntonic partner.


What is Opari?

Opari provides an open digital commerce platform connecting the online economy to service providers. It’s a marketplace for publishers, marketers, and the online economy to engage with mobile subscribers. Opari is a privately-held company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. It was initially incubated and was then spun out of Tata Communications. Fred expands on this below.


How Syntonic’s Unique Capabilities Help Opari

Fred describes Syntonic technology (Revenue Generation Platform), breadth of capabilities, and ease of doing business as key factors.


Opari’s Launch with Safaricom in Kenya

Fred describes Opari’s first commercial launch with Safaricom, the largest mobile operator in Kenya. The company has almost 30 million out of Kenya’s 46.6 million phone subscribers. Opari is enabling specific application segments, including ride-sharing and mobile banking.


Opari’s Vision: Unlimited Appetite for Data

“We really see a limitless appetite for mobile connectivity,” says Fred Dingemans, CEO of Opari.


The Opari / Syntonic Partnership

Gary concludes his conversation with Fred with some thoughts on the partnership and where it’s going from here – mobile commerce, mobile advertising, and content monetization.


Full Interview with Opari CEO and Founder Fred Dingemans

Watch the full, uninterrupted discussion with Gary and Fred.


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