Spanish Language First Mobile Social Community Launches

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The first Spanish language mobile community launches in Puerto Rico, LATAM and the US Hispanic market with Comunidad M and partner TribalGlu.

Silicon Valley based Comunidad M, Inc has joined forces with Los Angeles based company TribalGlu to launch the first ever Spanish speaking mobile social community. Tu Yo Ahora will first launch it's direct to consumer WAP based mobile community through the carrier networks in Puerto Rico and later expanding into the rest of Latin America and US Hispanic markets.

End users will be able to login through monthly subscriptions using premium sms. Tu Yo Ahora will offer the end user a variety of services via the product's mobile web interface in which they can come together through private or public chat rooms, create and view user profiles, access mobile content including music, videos and images, and upload videos, blogs and images.

Comunidad M's Rebecca Albert says, "This is our way of bringing the Spanish speaking community together, not only by our language but through our interests, lifestyles and even by our native origin.

This would be their 'MySpace' for mobile. We are aware that there are other social mobile networks in Puerto Rico and the US, but those are in the English language". With a base of 2 million subscribers in Puerto Rico, Comunidad M, feels that it can capture part of that audience. Puerto Rican mobile users will be able to communicate with their friends and loved ones, with instant videos, messages, blogs and images sent from their phone regardless of where they are.

TribalGlu COO Marty Keene says 'This is a great opportunity for us to customise our product for the Spanish speaking market place and make the product available to a Hispanic culture that embraces mobile content and communication with great passion and excitement' He added 'Partnering with a company like Communidad M provides us with access to market places like Puerto Rico, Chile, Mexico and Argentina where they already have strong mobile business relationships as well as living and breathing the culture of the user and knowing what they want'

About ComunidadM

Comunidad M (CM) is a consortium of digital/new media specialists, with a concentration on gaming and video sharing applications. CM distributes through out Latin America, Spain and USA Hispanic markets. Founders Rebecca Albert and Efrain Saavedra have vast experience in the mobile industry, with distribution channels reaching over 1.5 billion cell phones worldwide.

About TribalGlu

TribalGlu, a subsidiary of Lateral Profiles Ltd. based out of New Zealand, has focused on building communities of passionate mobile users since 1999. Its primary activity focuses on bespoke software and development for companies in the communications sector, spearheading efforts at introducing TXTchat, SMS Voting, Text2Win sales promotions, and TV interaction services. It currently spans the globe with its operation capabilities and provides secure and effective corporate solutions to telecommunications advances.

TribalGlu community solutions have been prominently featured on carrier portals in the last few years including Vodafone Live, Bell Canada, Rogers AT&T (Canada), Optus, and Telstra (Australia). TribalGlu's product infrastructure enables end users to seamlessly communicate via wireless technology on any wireless network, and on any mobile handset.


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