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How we got here

We’ve come a long way since our foundation in 2008, but our roots go much deeper! From the founding of the CLX Operator Division Symsoft in 1989, we have grown into the world’s largest cloud communications company. Join us below as we guide you through every key step we’ve taken!

CLX Story

2018
2018
CLX Ranked as Best Messaging Vendor in North America by ROCCO

CLX Ranked as Best Messaging Vendor in North America by ROCCO

CLX voted the No.1 A2P Messaging Vendor in both North America and Asia, in 2018! CLX also tops the charts as the only provider to be ranked as a Tier 1 provider for the last four consecutive years.

2018
CLX Acquires Vehicle

CLX Acquires Vehicle

CLX acquires Seattle based video technology company Vehicle to strengthen their product offering in the areas of personalized video and rich media messaging technology.

2018
Launch GDPR Compliant Enterprise Messaging Infrastructure

Launch GDPR Compliant Enterprise Messaging Infrastructure

CLX announce the creation of a messaging infrastructure to ensure that message data remains in the EEA to help enterprises meet GDPR compliance.

2018
Unwire Communication Logo

CLX Acquires Unwire

CLX strengthen their Nordic position by acquiring Unwire. This acquisition positions CLX as a leading provider of cloud communications services and solutions to the Nordic financial services sector.

2018
CLX Partners with InVMA

CLX Partners with InVMA

CLX announce partnership with InVMA to enable and simplify end-to-end M2M IoT solutions for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance applications.

2018
CLX Signs Messaging Agreement with Groupon

CLX Signs Messaging Agreement with Groupon

CLX sign messaging agreement with Groupon following a successful US based trial allowing Groupon to provide a more comprehensive and tailored customer experience for their user base.

2018
CLX Partners with Device Radio

CLX Partners with Device Radio

CLX partner with communication hardware provider DeviceRadio, enabling a fully plug-and-play IoT connectivity solution, further reducing the complexity for companies to launch connected IoT devices.

2018
CLX Strengthen Management Team by Appointing Chief Operating Officer

CLX Strengthen Management Team by Appointing Chief Operating Officer

CLX announce the appointment of Anders Olin as COO for the Enterprise division. Anders takes responsibility for all revenue generation and sourcing of capacity to stay in control of gross profit generated.

2018
Launch Global A2P RCS Enterprise Messaging API with SMS Fallback

Launch Global A2P RCS Enterprise Messaging API with SMS Fallback

CLX launch a beta RCS trial in selected countries to allow enterprises to test this exciting new A2P market which is predicted to have over a billion users by 2019.

2017
2017
Launch Voice for IoT

Launch Voice for IoT

CLX adds Voice capability to IoT SIM cards, to provide a comprehensive IoT connectivity service supporting Data, SMS and Voice.

2017
Mblox and CardBoardFish Brands Retired

Mblox and CardBoardFish Brands Retired

CLX retires Mblox and CardBoardFish. The messaging brands are absorbed into the CLX brand, with their respective customers migrated to the CLX Customer Portal.

2017
Voted as Tier 1 A2P SMS Vendor for third consecutive year by global MNOs

Voted as Tier 1 A2P SMS Vendor for third consecutive year by global MNOs

Following research from 326 MNOs in 146 countries, ROCCO announced that CLX are, for the third year running, classed as a Tier 1 vendor.

2017
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Launch Video SDK via Sinch

CLX adds integrated real-time video calling to its portfolio of voice products. This SDK enables developers to meet demands for cross-platform integration.

2017
Launch Sentinel Product

Launch Sentinel Product

CLX reinforces their position as a market-leading supplier of fraud and security solutions to mobile operators worldwide. Sentinel constitutes one of the most powerful threat detection and prevention toolboxes in the industry.

2017
CLX raises approx. SEK48 million due to directing a new share issue

CLX raises approx. SEK48 million due to directing a new share issue

Based on authorization granted at CLX’s annual general meeting, a new share issue of 4,067,647 at a price of SEK120 per share is resolved.

2017
CLX Aquires Dialogue

CLX Aquires Dialogue

The acquisition of Dialogue brings CLX closer to their vision of building the world’s leading CPaaS company by strengthening their customer base in the UK and Australia and providing Tier 1 connections in the APAC region.

2017
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CLX wins Company of the Year category at the Swedish Mobile Awards

Applauded by the judges for fast becoming a global market leader in cloud communications, CLX are recognised for their strong M&A strategy and innovative solutions.

2017
MEF Future

Re-elected to Global Board of Mobile Ecosystem Forum

Following their AGM, MEF announce the board elections for the 2017/2019 term which includes CLX’s Rob Malcolm as a key figure in the global mobile ecosystem.

2017
CLX voted as top innovator by ROCCO

CLX voted as top innovator by ROCCO

Ranked by MNOs as amongst the top 3 most innovative businesses out of 90 companies globally, CLX receive high scores in the Engagement category for reducing costs, increasing quality and creating efficiency.

2017
CLX Acquires Xura

CLX Acquires Xura

Continuing to reach for the vision of becoming the world’s largest and leading mobile cloud based communications company, this acquisition takes strategic steps to bring the realisation of this vision closer by providing market leading security solutions.

2017
Named in CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising IoT Solutions Providers 2017

Named in CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising IoT Solutions Providers 2017

Shortlisted as one of the best vendors of the year by CIOReview, this is a recognition of the hard work to date on the IoT suite of products.

2016
2016
CLX Acquires Sinch

CLX Acquires Sinch

Through this acquisition, CLX and Sinch will jointly create unique market leading solutions for the integration of voice based communication within CLX’s existing cloud based communication solutions.

2016
CLX Communications delivers its first commercial IoT connectivity application

CLX Communications delivers its first commercial IoT connectivity application

After extensive investments in IoT, CLX deliver their application to customers. This marks the beginning of further developments on which they plan to work closely with customers.

2016
MNOs Rate CLX as the Largest Tier 1 Global A2P SMS Provider for Second Consecutive Year

MNOs Rate CLX as the Largest Tier 1 Global A2P SMS Provider for Second Consecutive Year

CLX rated on more than 35 KPIs by 260 MNOs across 188 countries  and are named as the largest Tier 1 vendor for the second consecutive year.

2016
CLX Acquires Mblox

CLX Acquires Mblox

Strengthening CLX’s position as a leading provider of cloud-based communication services, this acquisition provides CLX with a strong footprint in the US, UK and Australian markets as well as boosting direct Tier 1 connections.

2016
Symsoft and Ericsson Global SW Licensing Agreements

Symsoft and Ericsson Global SW Licensing Agreements

Ericsson licenses Symsoft SMS software solutions to mobile network operators. This agreement helps mobile operators get the most out of text messaging / SMS and increases market recognition for Symsoft.

2015
2015
CLX & CITIC Telecom International sign agreement with leading mobile operator in Hong Kong for SMS security solution

CLX & CITIC Telecom International sign agreement with leading mobile operator in Hong Kong for SMS security solution

This agreement secures the Hong Kong operators network with an SMS Firewall solution to eliminate fraud and security risks.

2015
CLX IPO on Swedish Stockmarket

CLX IPO on Swedish Stockmarket

CLX starts trading its shares on the Main Market of Nasdaq Stockholm, under the ticker symbol CLX, in the Mid Cap segment within the Technology sector.

2015
ROCCO Report – Rated as the #1 Global A2P SMS Messaging Provider

ROCCO Report – Rated as the #1 Global A2P SMS Messaging Provider

The highest rating in 2015 of any messaging provider, the ROCCO report ranked 25 global A2P SMS messaging vendors from a survey of 179 mobile operators worldwide.

2015
MEF Future

Elected to Global Board of Mobile Ecosystem Forum

MEF announces the results of its EMEA board elections, with CLX’s Robert Gerstmann being elected to serve on the board of this prestigious mobile services organisation.

2015
Launch Mobile Data Service

Launch Mobile Data Service

CLX leverage their existing relationships with over 100 leading MNOs globally to provide enterprises with intelligent and agile mobile data connectivity for IoT applications.

2015
Symsoft Acquires Majority Stake In Caleo Technologies

Symsoft Acquires Majority Stake In Caleo Technologies

Offering billing and customer care products to communication service providers, Caleo brings an important addition to the Symsoft portfolio by way of its expertise and product offering.

2014
2014
CLX Partners With All Major French MNOs

CLX Partners With All Major French MNOs

CLX also launches local French Short Codes, enabling its global client base access to the French market, adding cross-carrier Short Codes to their existing portfolio for both outbound and inbound messaging services.

2014
EE partner award – Excellence in Service and Innovation

EE partner award – Excellence in Service and Innovation

This award recognises CLX’s exceptional contribution to service and innovation in the communications industry as well as strengthens relationships with MNOs.

2014
Recognized as a Business to Business Vodafone platinum partner

Recognized as a Business to Business Vodafone platinum partner

Due to CLX’s depth of industry knowledge, commitment to innovation and attention to security risks, they are recognised as an Accredited Platinum Partner with Vodafone B2B.

2014
Launch Voice Service

Launch Voice Service

CLX supply developers with the tools to meet the demands of cross-platform integration, and enabling businesses to communicate with customers via real-time video across the globe.

2014
CLX Acquires Voltari

CLX Acquires Voltari

CLX completes the acquisition of Voltari’s messaging business in North America, strengthening direct operator connections in both the USA and Canada and further extending CLX’s global reach.

2014
Fastest Revenue Grower of the Year

Fastest Revenue Grower of the Year

CLX awarded winner of “Fastest Revenue Grower of the Year, Large Company” at the Media Momentum 2014 Awards. Picked from leading entrepreneurs and business leaders, this award recognises leading companies on the European digital scene.

2014
Launch ENUM Interface

Launch ENUM Interface

To improve their number lookup service (MNP & HLR products) and continue to provide information to businesses so they can maintain accurate records on their customers, CLX launch the ENUM Interface.

2014
Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year

CLX’s Johan Hedberg is named Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. The award was won thanks to CLX working closely with mobile operators to improve efficiency and create new revenue streams for clients from mobile messaging services.

2013
2013
Launch SMS Short Codes

Launch SMS Short Codes

CLX launch SMS Short Codes in more than 10 countries across the globe, continuing their roll-out of inbound messaging to further enhance the way that businesses communicate with their customers.

2012
2012
Listed as one of Europe’s 100 hottest startups by WIRED Magazine

Listed as one of Europe’s 100 hottest startups by WIRED Magazine

CLX are listed in WIRED magazine as one of Europe’s 100 hottest startups, recognised for generating €20 million in revenue in just 2 years.

2012
Launch Advanced Reporting

Launch Advanced Reporting

CLX launch Extranet to client base, providing access to advanced reporting.

2011
2011
Launch Inbound Messaging Service

Launch Inbound Messaging Service

Bringing two way SMS to Sweden, this revolutionary way of communicating opens the doors for customers to respond to SMS messages from enterprises and small businesses.

2011
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Neqst Partner Strengthens Team

Neqst Partner joins the board and becomes an institutional shareholder in CLX. An investment firm, Neqst works exclusively with technology focused companies in the Nordic area, helping them to build successful companies.

2010
2010
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First international office

CLX open their first international offices in the UK and Spain, demonstrating continued market penetration of their outbound messaging service product, and strong growth across the globe.

2010
Launch Real-Time MNP Routing

Launch Real-Time MNP Routing

CLX launch true real-time Mobile Number Portability (MNP) lookup/check capability, allowing customers to access up to date information on their subscribers, and enabling more accurate call and message routing.

2010
Launch Number Lookup

Launch Number Lookup

CLX launch support for real-time lookup of mobile numbers, enabling customers to get the most up to date information on their customers, in terms of number validity, porting and network information.

2010
Woman in a blue shirt holding a phone and smiling

Launch Advanced Error Codes

CLX launch support for advanced error codes on outbound SMS, improving diagnosis of message send failures and helping to resolve issues quicker when messages are not delivered.

2010
Carrier-Grade Platform

Carrier-Grade Platform

A trusted expert and leading provider of messaging solutions, this deployment enables CLX to increase security for both operators and subscribers.

2009
2009
CLX acquires Symsoft

CLX acquires Symsoft

With its world leading SMS products and Online Charging Solutions, Symsoft will, together with CLX’s services, provide a wealth of new business opportunities for mobile operators across the globe.

2008
2008
Launch outbound messaging service

Launch outbound messaging service

CLX brings SMS to the attention of enterprises and small companies as a tool for communicating with customers in a more personal way.

2008
CLX Founded

CLX Founded

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