WORLDMATE TURNS THE NEW BLACKBERRY 8830 WORLD EDITION AND BLACKBERRY CURVE 8300 DEVICES INTO PERSONAL TRAVEL ASSISTANTS
Lod, Israel (June 19, 2007) – MobiMate(r), the leading provider of travel services for mobile devices, announced today the release of WorldMate Professional Edition for the new BlackBerry(r) 8830 World Edition and BlackBerry(r) Curve 8300. WorldMate Professional Edition is the most powerful mobile travel service for globetrotting executives, offering travel information on their devices in real-time for a smooth, efficient on-the-road experience.
WorldMate Professional Edition is a comprehensive suite of content and application services serving business travelers’ needs directly from their mobile phones. The service includes features that provide instant updates and scheduling information on everything from flight schedules and status to weather forecasts and world clocks. These features are packaged as a complete mobile application, now available on BlackBerry(r) 8830, BlackBerry(r) Curve 8300 as well as previous BlackBerry models. MobiMate(r) has been a BlackBerry Alliance Member since 2005, forming a partnership that has made the WorldMate Professional Edition product franchise one of the longest-standing and best-selling applications for BlackBerry.
“We are truly excited about presenting the BlackBerry(r) 8830 and BlackBerry(r) Curve 8300 audiences with WorldMate, known as the Swiss Army Knife of mobile travel,” said MobiMate CEO Nadav Gur. “BlackBerry(r) 8830 World Edition users are savvy road-warriors who will make the most of our business travel services, which we’ve tailored specifically to their needs.”
WorldMate Professional Edition is sold as a yearly subscription. A free trial can also can be downloaded at http:://www.mobimate.com or over-the-air at http://bb.mobimate.com.
WorldMate(r) is the world’s leading mobile travel service, providing subscribers with a host of services for their busy lives. Mobile services range from weather and currency information to flight schedules and real-time flight status. Utilities include travel expense reporting, itinerary planning and exchange, currency conversion, calculators and world clocks. The WorldMate product line is available on nine platforms, including J2ME, BlackBerry(r), Palm OS(r), Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC and Smartphone, Symbian UIQ, Series 60, Series 80 and 90 Communicators and Desktop PC. It is the only mobile application worldwide to have been a top-10 best seller on more than five platforms to date.
WorldMate(r) is a seven-time recipient of the Handango Champion award in several categories, and has received wireless developer accolades and endorsements from Nokia, Palm, Sony Ericsson and Symbian, as well as awards from publications including Geek.com, Pocket PC Magazine, PC Magazine, ZDNet and others.
About MobiMate Ltd.
MobiMate is the clear leader in providing mobile travel-related services with WorldMate, the best-selling mobile travel software. MobiMate’s unique approach to the mobile Internet drove its design of a combination of user-friendly software, valuable content and services from recognized sources, and an online service to deliver it all to a user’s device. MobiMate’s industry leadership has been recognized by top handset manufacturers, including Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, Hewlett Packard and others, which bundle MobiMate products with their devices.
MobiMate and WorldMate are registered trademarks of MobiMate, Ltd. BlackBerry(r) is a registered trademark owned by Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM). All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders
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