Dwango® Wireless Partners with Beliefnet to Launch Cross-Carrier Mobile Entertainment Service
Dwango Wireless To Offer Polyphonic Ringtones, Mobile Music, Spiritual Images, Mobile Community Services and Spiritual –Themed Mobile Games
SEATTLE and NEW YORK (September 13, 2004) - Dwango® Wireless (OTCBB
WGN), a developer and publisher of entertainment content, applications and Mobile Lifestyle Brands for mobile phone users, today announced it has signed an agreement with Beliefnet, Inc., the premier multi-faith media company and online community, to bring customers mobile media content under the Beliefnet Mobile brand.
Under the Beliefnet Mobile brand, Dwango will provide high-quality consumer content and services, including premium polyphonic and audio ringtones. Dwango Wireless will also provide alert tones, images, spiritual-themed mobile games, and subscription-based content from a variety of faiths to mobile customers in the United States and Canada. Beliefnet Mobile will feature a ringtone service enabling consumers to download ringtones of the latest religious and spiritual-themed musical hits including rock, hip-hop, classical and gospel to their mobile phones.
“We're looking forward to working with Beliefnet to deliver first-rate entertainment content that people can access via their mobile phones,” said Alexander Conrad, president and COO of Dwango Wireless. “Beliefnet is one of the largest faith-based online organizations in the world, with more than one million unique visitors each month and four million daily newsletter subscribers. We look forward to extending and enhancing the Beliefnet brand to mobile media.”
“Beliefnet is pleased to be able to partner with Dwango to further leverage our brand and provide our audience with another outlet to fulfill their spiritual needs.” said Steve Waldman, CEO and co-founder of Beliefnet. “As compelling new content services play an ever-greater role in the global marketplace, we are especially pleased to offer a full range of spiritually themed music, ringtones, prayers, inspirational messages, images and games to consumers.”