Phonezoo.com Continues Strong Growth with Second Consecutive Hitwise US Top 10 Award

User generated mobile content and social networking site crosses 7.5 million registered users within large US user base

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Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2009

Phonezoo's website has ranked 6th in the Mobile entertainment online industry based on the market share of US visits it received for October-December of 2008.

The Hitwise US Top 10 Awards Program celebrates the most successful US websites in 160+ online industries. As Hitwise reports on the anonymous online usage and search behavior of more than 10 million US Internet users--the largest online sample of its kind--this unique awards program recognizes excellence in online performance through public popularity.

Phonezoo Communications, Inc. is based in Sunnyvale, CA, and focuses on making it extremely easy for users to customize their mobile phones with the free ringtones, photos and games that best suit their personality. Phonezoo also makes it easy to keep track of the people that are important to the users with feeds on the website, via email, on the mobile (WAP) site and/or by a text message.

Ram Ramkumar, Phonezoo's Co-founder and CEO, says "The continued success of Phonezoo reflects our belief in keeping the site simple and focused. We strive hard to provide the users a great experience and help them get to what they are looking for quickly and easily."
"Over the next few months we will focus on expanding the user base and expand revenue streams beyond advertising. Our recent launch of the virtual gift store on Phonezoo.com is a first step in that direction."

About Phonezoo Communications, Inc
Phonezoo.com is a next-generation mobile content site. By bridging the web and the mobile, Phonezoo has enabled effortless content creation, discovery, download and mobile personalization experience. It has revolutionized the mobile content marketplace by applying the ideas of user-created content and the power of the community.
Since its launch, Phonezoo has become a leading mobile social media and entertainment site in North America with more than seven million users. Every day, hundreds of thousands of contents are created, discovered, and downloaded by members of the Phonezoo community.

About Hitwise
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,400 clients around the world with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.

Since 1997, Hitwise has pioneered a unique, network-based approach to Internet measurement. Through relationships with ISPs around the world, Hitwise's patented methodology anonymously captures the online usage, search and conversion behavior of 25 million Internet users. This unprecedented volume of Internet usage data is seamlessly integrated into an easy to use, web-based service, designed to help marketers better plan, implement, and report on a range of online marketing programs.

Hitwise, a subsidiary of Experian (FTS: EXPN) http://www.experiangroup.com operates in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. More information about Hitwise is available at http://www.hitwise.com.

For up to date analysis of online trends, please visit the Hitwise Intelligence-Analyst Weblogs at http://weblogs.hitwise.com and the Hitwise Data Center at http://www.hitwise.com/datacenter.

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