mig33 AMPS UP FOCUS ON U.S. SOCIAL NETWORKING W/ RELEASE OF BLACKBERRY APPS
By rully panjaitannonfiction. Wednesday, February 13, 2008 7:46:44 PM
RELEASE OF BLACKBERRY APPLICATION
BlackBerry Compatibility Marks First Step in Plan to Replicate in U.S.
Stunning Global Growth of 10 Million
BURLINGAME, Calif. — Feb 7, 2008 – mig33, the global mobile social network, today announced the
availability of software that will allow BlackBerry customers to harness the full functionality of mig33’s
mobile social network ing tools directly from their Black Berry. This new software marks the company’s first
step in a program designed to optimize the service for the U.S. market.
“The U.S. mobile phone market is unique from what’s happening in the rest of the world, so we need to
tailor our offering accordingly,” said Steven Goh, co-founder and CEO of mig33. “In targeting the
BlackBerry, one of the most popular keyboard handsets in the country, we’re making it easy for U.S.
consumers to share in the global phenomenon that is mig33.”
Compatibility with the BlackBerry is just the first step in a targeted plan to engage U.S. cons umers with
the mig33 platform. In the coming months the company will announce the availability of additional
offerings designed specifically for the U.S. user.
More than 10 million people in 200 c ountries around the globe have already signed on to use mig33’s mix
of free and inexpensive Internet communic ation services, including VoIP calls, instant messaging, e-mail,
text messaging, picture s haring, and community features. With more than 2 million sessions per day,
users are sending more than 45 million messages each day and sharing more than a million pictures a
month. mig33 enables users to carry their entire social community with them wherever they go, on a
device they never leave home without, creating an instant global social network.
The mig33 technology was built for the mobile phone, making it an integrated and easy way to access
mobile instant communications around the globe. Users share content while chatting in forums or spec ific
chat rooms they create to build their own personal communities. The new offering is optimized to work
with the BlackBerry 7200, 8100, 8300, 8700, 8800 series phones.
To learn more about mig33 visit www.mig33.com. To download the mig33 software for BlackBerry users
please go to wap.mig33.com through your mobile browser and follow the instructions .
mig33 is the award winning global mobile soc ial network . Located in Burlingame, Calif., mig33 was
named DEMOGod at the fall 2007 DEMO Conference, and selected as the winner of Silicon Valley/San
Jose Business Journal's 2007 Emerging Technologies Awards in the category of Social Networking. With
more than 10 million global users already, mig33 offers mobile phone users the power of the Internet and
cost savings on VoIP calls, email, instant messaging, chat rooms, text messaging, profiles and photo
sharing. For more information, visit http://www.mig33.com