Digital Bridges Signs 20th Network Customer
Probably the best Wireless Entertainment Supplier in the World…Paris, France. April 24th, 2001. Digital Bridges Ltd., the worlds foremost creator of entertainment channels for the Wireless Internet, today announced it has signed an agreement with Finlands Radiolinja, one of the true pioneers in mobile communications, to supply entertainment channels utilising Digital Bridges unique UNITY mobile entertainment technology system. This agreement brings the number of operators worldwide, enjoying Digital Bridges innovative and wide-ranging content, to a total of twenty.
Digital Bridges market-leading collection of classic single and multi-player games will be made immediately available to Radiolinjas subscribers, with new next-generation content from Digital Bridges extraordinary selection of UNITY developers being made available over the subsequent weeks, including Wireless Pets, Steve Jacksons Sorcery!, Top Trumps and, of course, Digital Bridges and Activisions world leading titles set in the Star Trek universe.
"The arrangement with Radiolinja also marks the debut of access to mobile e-services from UNITY through Hewlett-Packards e-speak platform. The initial use of e-speak within a UNITY is used to provide micro-payment services for mobile entertainment. It is a world first in the use of these combined technologies and proves that not only is Radiolinja a world-leader in providing next-generation services to its users, but that Digital Bridges UNITY system is truly the universal platform for all Wireless Entertainment requirements."
Kevin Bradshaw, CEO and founder of Digital Bridges agreed, Radiolinja are one of the most advanced mobile network operators in the world today. They also have among the most sophisticated and discerning subscribers in the mobile world. Digital Bridges ability to offer the best in Wireless Entertainment from some of the most highly respected games and media companies in the world, as well as the unparalleled abilities and sophistication of the UNITY system, means that we can offer a truly new experience to Radiolinja users and, for the first time, allow them to interact with other players across the world.
Notes to Editors:
Oy Radiolinja Ab is a mobile operator concentrating on offering digital mobile communication services for private and corporate customers. The company actively produces and develops various voice- and value added services so that the Finnish people can communicate independent of time and place.
Founded in 1988, Oy Radiolinja Ab has acquired a reputation as a world record beater. The worlds first GSM call was made on Radiolinjas network on March 27, 1991; and Radiolinja was the first company in the world to open a GSM network in July of the same year. When Finland pioneered the granting of operating licenses for the new-generation mobile telecommunications system UMTS, Radiolinja was again among the first to get a license in March 1999.
Digital Bridges Ltd.
Digital Bridges was created in 1998; its goal is to be the world leader in building a network of entertainment channels for mobile devices on the wireless Internet. The company brings three major assets to the new medium of wireless communications: delivery technology, distribution and publishing capabilities and content design experience. Digital Bridges is the creator of UNITY, the universal wireless entertainment technology solution. Since its launch in the second quarter of 2000, Digital Bridges initial Wireless Entertainment channel, Wirelessgames has been a runaway success. The channel is currently carried live on twenty mobile network operators around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.digitalbridges.com.
UNITY generates and delivers interactive entertainment content. It is capable of supporting many thousands of simultaneous users in multi-user, multi-language online sessions, with each user receiving content automatically optimised for their chosen device. Whilst currently in use to deliver services to the first generation of WAP-based mobile handsets, UNITY supports all future device and network technologies, including GPRS, UMTS, all future extensions of the WAP protocols, Java and all client device operating systems such as Symbian, PalmOS and PocketPC. UNITY has been adopted by a number of key partners throughout the telecommunications infrastructure and content provision sectors to create what is already a de facto standard for the creation and supply of games and entertainment services to mobile device users worldwide.
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