We have targeted Germany as it is one of the largest European mobile markets with 97 million subscribers. According to ComScore 34 percent of Germans are also using mobile internet services, the highest rate in Europe
London (PRWEB) February 15, 2008
Mobango (http://www.mobango.com), the leading mobile social network that allows members to publish, convert and share user generated content for their mobile, announces the release of localized versions in German and Spanish.
"The launch of the site in German and Spanish marks an important stage of Mobango's development. Those are key markets that will contribute substantially to the global growth of our community," says Fabio Pezzotti, founder and CEO of Mobango.
Mobango's office in Munich is headed by Anton Zur, who has worked with Mobango since the launch of the global service in 2006 and who has contributed significantly to the growth of the product features. The Country manager for Spain is Paloma Furones who has worked with Mobango since the very beginning.
"We have targeted Germany as it is one of the largest European mobile markets with 97 million subscribers. According to ComScore 34 percent of Germans are also using mobile internet services, the highest rate in Europe," says Anton Zur.
"The localization of Mobango for Spanish speaking users will allow us to expand beyond our already global platform to make it even more relevant, accessible and interesting for Spanish and Latin American audiences," says Paloma Furones.
Mobango users can now access the mobile site in their supported languages through any mobile device with Internet access. To sign up for Mobango, German and Spanish users can go to http://www.mobango.de and http://www.mobango.es.
Mobango Ltd works in the innovative field of online and mobile services addressing the large and growing community of mobile enthusiasts. The service lets the users create, store, share and play the original self-produced content, both via Web and via mobile phones. Photos, true tones, wallpapers, videos and other applications can easily be converted and optimized by users through Mobango in order to be adapted to their cell phones.
Mobango Ltd., was established by the Internet entrepreneur Fabio Pezzotti who, launched Mobango 2.0 in May 2006. The development of Mobango is being funded by a €2 million investment from London-based venture capital fund Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures in Mobango's first institutional equity round in January 2007. The community is growing continuously: in April 2007 Mobango had 1,3 million registered users; at the end of December 2007 it passed 2.5 million registered users. Currently, the largest and most active local communities are in the US, UK, India, Italy, South Africa. Tens of thousands of users join the community from all over the World every week. Mobango has offices in London, UK, in Milan, Italy, and Munich; Germany. For further information: http://www.mobango.com.
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