Ozura Mobile Partners with Zingy Inc. On Mobile Games Distribution
*Singapore**, 2 April 2007* - Ozura Mobile, a leading international
publisher and developer of mobile entertainment today announced a
strategic partnership on distribution of mobile games with Zingy Inc., a
US based company and the leader in mobile media. The company publishes
and distributes leading products and services to mobile consumers around
As part of the agreement, Zingy Inc. will market and distribute Ozura's
highly acclaimed new games including Antopia, R.A.T.S., Peng The Guin,
WWD and others to mobile subscribers through Ozuras distribution
network including 120 mobile operators serving more than 60 countries.
Zingy Inc. will also sell Ozuras mobile games directly to consumers
through the Zingy Inc. brand.
We are excited about the collaboration with Zingy Inc. to launch our
new games to the market. Our partnership with Zingy Inc. will help
spearhead our distribution of new and exciting mobile games in U.S.,
Canada, Europe, Latin America and Australia, said H.E.Mah, Ozuras Vice
President of Marketing.
The partnership with Ozura gives us access to some fantastic titles for
all of distribution outlets. We are very excited about the expected
impact this relationship will have to our aggregation business, said
Matt McEnerney, Zingy Inc.s Director of Games.
According to Juniper Research, by 2011, worldwide mobile games market is
expected to generate cumulative revenues of US$56.9billion with 2.6
billion wireless subscribers playing games, annually. As below,
breakdown of expected revenues to be generated from some major regions.
*Mobile Games Market, Revenues by Region, 2006 - 2011*
*(Total Market Value: $54.6b)*
/Source: Juniper Research/
Besides, i-Suppli forecasts subscriber growth will drop to 9.6 per cent
in 2008, to 7 per cent in 2009 and to 5.7 per cent in 2010. However, it
also stated that subscriber growth is slowing while demand for mobile
content is still growing. The firm also expects the revenues to grow
from $7.7bn in 2005 to $36bn in 2010.
With these predicted statistics, Ozura is very optimistic that the
mobile gaming industry will experience a parallel growth. This
partnership also signifies an important milestone in Ozuras penetration
of the world mobile games market, said Mah.
*About Ozura Mobile*
Ozura is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nextnation Communication and is a
leading international developer and publisher for mobile games and game
developer engine to carriers, aggregators, mobile phone manufacturers
and service providers. The company creates games for mobile phones based
on the J2ME, BREW and Symbian platforms. Ozuras games are available all
over the world through its distribution network of partners spanning
across 130 countries. It is expected that the growth of mobile phones
supporting these platforms will exceed one billion units worldwide in
2008. For more information, visit www.ozura.com
*About Zingy Inc.*
Founded in 2001, Zingy Inc. is the leader in mobile media. The company
licenses, publishes and distributes market-leading content, products and
services across all major mobile categories including personalization,
entertainment, information and community. Innovative services include
ringtones and ringbacks, wallpapers, games, celebrity news and photos,
maps, local city guides, photo sharing and mobile chat. Zingy Inc.
provides content management and distribution services to blue-chip
partners including carriers and media companies, as well as mobile
marketing services to more than 150 leading brands. Based in New York,
Zingy Inc. has additional offices in Los Angeles and Mexico City. Zingy
acquired Vindigo in 2005 and is a subsidiary of For-Side.com. For more
information, visit www.zingy.com
*About Nextnation Communication*
Nextnation Communication a mobile application service provider enables
businesses and individuals to access connect and transact across
today's complex global mobile networks. Its core product MINDCEP
Platform is a mobile multimedia communication platform facilitating and
enabling mobile data transmission worldwide using WAP MMS SMS and Java
technologies. MINDCEP is connected to some of the largest premium
messaging networks in the world in order to offer a broad range of
services from content distribution to mobile m-commerce and place the
company at the forefront of this rapidly growing messaging market.
Additional news and information about the company is available at
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