Zeebo to Power its 3G Connected Gaming, Entertainment and Education System with AT&T Mobile Wireless Broadband
Agreement Enables Rapid Expansion to New, Emerging Markets
Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2010
San Diego based Zeebo, Inc. today announced an agreement with AT&T* to provide mobile wireless broadband service for the Zeebo 3G connected digital gaming, entertainment and education system. The agreement to wirelessly connect the system to AT&T’s network enables Zeebo to more rapidly deploy in new markets currently underserved by existing technologies.
The Zeebo platform is currently sold in Brazil and Mexico. Zeebo is planning for commercial opportunities in the domestic market in 2011. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
“With AT&T’s mobile broadband service, we’re positioned to rapidly introduce new digital wireless content, distribution and service offerings in new, emerging markets,” said John F. Rizzo, president and CEO, Zeebo, Inc. “We’ve been focused on establishing a variety of global delivery, marketing, and distribution agreements that help us give consumers a truly engaging experience around the promise of ‘Play, Learn, Connect.’ AT&T fits this philosophy and we look forward to working with a truly innovative mobile broadband service provider as we expand our global markets.”
Zeebo is currently the industry’s most affordable wireless edutainment platform, offering consumers the opportunity to buy content in their local language, and bring the Internet Café into the home for a fraction of the traditional retail price.
“We continue to see tremendous demand for connected consumer products and we look forward to providing the mobile broadband connectivity that will keep consumers connected to the content they most desire, on the nation’s fastest 3G network.” said Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices, resale and partnerships, AT&T. “Zeebo is an attractive solution for millions of consumers hungry for affordable gaming, education, and entertainment content.”
Zeebo offers a completely wireless gaming, entertainment and education platform. The platform fosters the development and monetization of local content by preventing piracy through fast and convenient shopping with 3G broadband wireless connectivity and over-the-air delivery. The system is pre-loaded with connectivity, eliminating the need for a consumer to sign up for an additional service plan or contract.
Content delivery and user interface software updates occur over a wireless network and are completely transparent to the customer. They simply plug the Zeebo into their television set and the system automatically connects to the ZeeboNet wireless network.
For more information on the Zeebo 3G digital gaming, entertainment and educational platform, please visit www.zeeboinc.com.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
Zeebo, Inc., based in San Diego, California, has developed the Zeebo, a 3G wireless system to deliver digital gaming, entertainment and education to the next billion consumers in emerging global markets.
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