Barcelona, 13th February 2005
Lancé en janvier 2006 sur le portail Internet Gallery Mobile, le " Mobile Film Festival ", organisé par Mobile Event, a remporté un vif succès avec plus de 15 000 visiteurs qui ont visionné plus de 150 000 pages Internet.
Barcelone – le 13 février – Netsize, le fournisseur leader mondial de solutions sans fils et Mobile Event annoncent aujourd'hui les incroyables résultats du premier " Mobile Film Festival " qui s'est tenu à Paris durant lequel ils ont fourni ensemble les services Internet de mobile. La sélection officielle de films en compétition était disponible pour un téléchargement gratuit sur la Gallery, le portail Internet français de mobile géré et disponible auprès des trois opérateurs de téléphonie mobile, fournissant un moteur de recherche mobile, des listes de sites et des capacités de facturation en-ligne aux fournisseurs de contenus et aux marques.
For its first edition, the Mobile Film Festival had over 84 short films specially made to be viewed on mobile phones entering to compete for the awards. These quirky, funny and creative films have been judged and voted on by the general public, before the final deliberations of a Jury which was made up of mobile industry professionals. There were five prizes awarded for the best film, best script, best original idea, public price, and Jury special price.
"The 1st edition has been an impressive success, especially on the mobile internet site where we reached 1500 downloads per day without any massive promotion of the wap site. We had more visitors using mobile phones than using the web site and almost 150,000 wap pages were viewed in 15 days!" commented Bruno Smadja of Mobile Event. "The reason we partnered with Netsize was because of their content management platform, mSuites, and their unrivalled technical expertise in delivering mobile internet solutions" He went on to add that, "Netsize is also a certified Gallery partner recommended by Orange for enabling rich media content which was an asset."
Netsize's offer is based on mSuites, the mobile multimedia service management platform in which Netsize has been used by global brands to deliver rich mobile media services for the last three years. mSuites is particularly suidiv for setting up complex mobile Internet sites (WAP and i-mode™) that combine a range of modules: information, exchange (forums), downloads (images, music, videos) or entertainment applications (quiz, instant-win, games). mSuites can interface with a company's information systems (CRM, SFA ) in order to ensure that the mobile solution in deployed in a fully-integrated fashion.
Renaud Ménérat, Netsize's B2C Marketing Director commented "We see a lot of market interest for mobile TV & Video On Demand services over mobile phones. We are pleased to be part of the first edition of the Mobile Film Festival and its success vindicates the immediate consumer demand for mobile video services both for accessing their favourite brands and pure entertainment services."
Renaud Ménérat, adds. "Netsize's capability to cope with rich content delivery, billing and rendering for over 1500 different handset types and over 60 content formats are the key success factors for making services such as The Mobile Film Festival available to the mainstream consumer market
Linked to the mSuites platform is mPayment solutions from Netsize allowing to bill 1,1 billion mobile consumers in 32 countries through Premium SMS, MMS and browsing solutions.
For further information, visit www.mobilefilmfestival.com
The Netsize Group is a global leader for mobile business and entertainment solutions. Netsize enables global wireless solutions for enterprises and merchants who want to benefit from the mobile channel by delivering services aimed at generating revenues, improving business efficiency and proactively managing relationships with their customers through personalised interaction. Netsize offers merchants end-to-end wireless solutions to communicate with, deliver content to and manage transactions with over 1.1 billion mobile subscribers globally.
With its bi-directional messaging network connectivity covering over 350 mobile operators in 160 countries and premium billing access to over 100 mobile operators in 32 countries, Netsize offers customers a single interface to deliver wireless solutions, bill for content and manage services on an global scale. Netsize can bill and manage transactions using multiple technologies including Premium SMS, WAP, web, micro payments and m-wallet solutions.
Netsize products and services include a Global Mobile Billing Service, Messaging Platforms, Mobile Marketing Solutions, Content Management Platforms, Mobile Portal Design, Machine2Machine Messaging Solutions, Wireless Telematics Platforms, Mobile CRM Solutions, Hosting, Service Management, Professional Services and Consulting.
Netsize was awarded the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for the 3rd consecutive year in 2005, as the fastest growing company in France and the 4th fastest growing technology company across the entire EMEA region. Founded in 1998, Netsize employs 200 professionals who serve more than 1000 customers.
About Mobile Event
Mobil Event, the agency for the mobile generation, is the new mobile event agency, specialising in the creation and development of media-convergence operations centred on the mobile phone.
Alexandra Tóth: [email protected] - Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 05 58 89 – Mob.: +33 (0)6 79 78 44 38
Bruno Smadja: [email protected] - Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 25 33 48 – Mob.: +33 (0)6 03 42 32 99