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London, UK April 19, 2007: The development of the mobile Internet took another leap forward today with the launch of the world’s first mobile portal dedicated to Smartphone content and applications. will offer users of Windows Mobile™ devices browse-and-buy access to a huge range of business and entertainment content direct from their mobile handset.

On launch, the site will be offering Smartphone and PDA users a range of digital content such as games, business and consumer applications, themes, videos, ringtones and images. The site will enable customers to browse, buy and download content direct from their mobile handset, avoiding the need to synch devices to a PC to upload purchased content.

XOmobo is the first mobile website to specifically target the Smartphone user base. With over 6.6% of UK mobile users (approx. 5 million users) now owning a Smartphone (MMetrics, Feb 07) and 64 million Smartphones shipped globally in 2006 alone (Canalys, February 2007), XOmobo is addressing the needs of a large and growing audience. Initially launching with content and applications designed for Windows Mobile™ devices (both Pocket PC and Smartphone editions), XOmobo will be launching content for Symbian, Palm and Blackberry in the coming months.

XOmobo is backed by Smart Devices Ltd, a leading UK reseller of PDAs and handheld devices and is powered by Volas Entertainment, the value added managed mobile services provider. XOmobo will be available to mobile users at and on the Internet at The .mobi site has been specially created for mobile devices and content purchases can be billed through your operator or via a credit card.

Keith France, Managing Director of XOmobo, said: “XOmobo is set to become the resource for Smartphone users in the UK and eventually the rest of the world – we’re going to be offering the best range of top selling content and applications direct to people’s handsets, giving them the choice and convenience that their device deserves.

“Smartphones, from Microsoft Mobile to Symbian, are forming an ever increasing part of the mobile handset market and these device’s easy to use Internet access, increased processing power and larger screen sizes mean that they’re ideal for purchasing and consuming content and applications.”


For more information:

Patrick Herridge, Parys Communications
Tel: 020 7622 9951

About XOmobo

XOmobo ( is the world’s first Smartphone mobile content site, offering users of Windows Mobile devices access to a compelling range of business and entertainment content to purchase through their handset. The site offers a broad range of compelling new content specially developed for Smartphones.

Backed by SmartDevicesDirect, one of the UK’s leading resellers of PDAs and handheld devices, XOmobo is the first off-portal mobile site to target the 6.6% of mobile users with a Smartphone. Launching in April 2007 for Windows Mobile™ users, the site will be launching content for Symbian, Palm and Blackberry devices over the course of 2007.

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