Twilio Signs First Big International Cloud Telephony Licensing Deal With Japan’s #2 Telecom KDDI

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http://techcrunch.com – Breaking into Japan can be tough for foreign companies since its culture favors credibility and certainty. So Twilio has just struck an exclusive alliance with Japan’s well-respected KDDI telecom who will now sell its cloud communication APIs to developers. The news follows Twilio’s huge deal with AT&T this month, and could be the model for how it gains local penetration around the world. Twilio wants to spread its cloud VoIP, SMS, shortcode, and phone call platform to the corners of the earth. That’s why it’s been buddying up with overseas carriers to navigate regu (IT news)