The demand for instant entertainment on mobile phones is at an all-time high and Zannel is dedicated to filling this need with an easy and compelling mobile entertainment experience
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) August 27, 2007
"The demand for instant entertainment on mobile phones is at an all-time high and Zannel is dedicated to filling this need with an easy and compelling mobile entertainment experience," said Adam Zbar, CEO, Zannel. "Ripe's devoted fan base can now watch their favorite shows on-the-go and share them with their friends at any moment."
Zannel's viral mobile content distribution platform features three customized channels for RDE, including:
-- Giving men what they really want on RipeTV(R): Hot women, supermodels, comedy and more, with shows such as "Sexy & Single," "Spring Break" and "Stuff 4 Dudes"
-- Automotive and motorsports on OctaneTV: Get your fix of prolific car culture, including major industry events, street racing, auto stunts, rally racing and drifting
-- Hip-hop and urban content on FlowTV: An authentic look into the language, music, culture, and trends of the hip-hop nation
Ripe fans new and old can not only access videos on their mobile devices but can share and send to their friends, post comments and create wallpapers using Zannel's community features. Videos and other content will be updated on a weekly basis.
"Zannel provides a perfect demo for Ripe Digital's highly entertaining programming, and a solid mobile infrastructure," said Ryan Magnussen, CEO of Ripe Digital Entertainment. "We also look forward to users discussing their favorite Ripe shows with each other via Zannel's new IMM (Instant Media Messaging) features."
Users can access RDE content on their phone by:
1) go to - http://www.zannel.com/channel.jsp?user=RipeTV (OctaneTV, FlowTV) and click on the send2phone button beside the Ripe video or picture.
2) go to wap.zannel.com on your mobile phone and type "Ripe" in the search box.
Recently, Zannel created customized channels and/or promotions for Warner Bros. Independent Pictures' "11th Hour," Universal's "Knocked Up," "The Daily Reel," Starz Media's "Hatchet," among other brands. Zannel's mobile social network enables brands to reach millions of mobile device owners.
About Zannel, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, California, Zannel has built the first large-scale instant mobile media messaging(TM) platform. Zannel is a place where people can post videos, pictures or text updates with their mobile phones to instantly share with their friends and start conversations. With Zannel, people can also follow friends, meet new friends, and watch videos all from their phones. Founded by the team who built the largest mobile media platform in North America, Zannel is backed by U.S. Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures.
About Ripe Digital Entertainment (RDE)
A leader in Video On-Demand (VOD) digital entertainment and the first to develop a multi-platform video network, RDE (http://www.ripedigital.com) aggregates and produces short-form programming targeted at young adult audiences with simultaneous distribution over cable, broadband and wireless platforms. Since launching RipeTV in 2005, RDE has launched two additional networks (OctaneTV and FlowTV) with content available on over 100 million TV, computer and mobile screens nationwide. RDE pioneered "Connective Advertising" to give marketers and viewers an enhanced video experience across all platforms. The company is the first to sell television advertising on a cost per view basis, a model normally associated with Google on the Internet. Based in Los Angeles, CA, RDE networks can be found on Time Warner and Comcast On Demand and online at http://www.ripetv.com, http://www.octanetv.com and http://www.flow.tv.