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Jersey Telecom and Wave Telecom partner with iO™ global to deliver innovative content services to subscribers

- MyZone Service launched across the Channel Islands by leading 3G operators -

Ipswich, UK: Jersey Telecom and Wave Telecom have launched MyZone, a new mobile downloads service, which enables the two operator’s 120,000-strong subscriber-base to purchase, download and consume digital content via mobile phones or PCs. The service has been architected by iO global, the innovative worldwide provider of integrated mobile content solutions, to deliver a digital service that enables consumers to quickly access a broad range of content at any time or location.

The innovative MyZone service is available to all subscribers of Jersey Telecom and Bailiwick of Guernsey's Wave Telecom, and provides the latest local and international news, music tracks, albums, mobile ringtones, wallpapers and games. The converged service is managed via the iO global mobile experience platform™ and means consumers can download content not only to a 3G mobile, but to a PC. The data can then be seamlessly shared between multiple devices so consumers can enjoy the content in their own time and on their preferred device.

Confirms Tim Ringsdore, Sales and Marketing Director for Jersey Telecom Group: “Through the iO global Mobile Experience platform, our subscribers benefit from being able to access an innovative, enhanced digital content service. MyZone enables consumers to access a wide range of topical and interesting content quickly from international music labels and games providers to local content services from Channel TV. The payment is automated, for simplicity, purchased content is then easily added our customer’s next mobile invoice. As the only 3G operator across the Islands, we firmly believe we are ahead of the game in delivering such innovative services to our customers.”

Adds Martin Knestrick, CEO of iO global: “We are extremely pleased to be working with both Jersey Telecom and Wave Telecom to deliver content for the MyZone service across the Channel Islands. Due to the excellent relationships we have with hundreds of content providers, including Sony BMG and Universal, we can deliver an enviable array of digital content across the Mobile Entertainment Platform, which was an extremely compelling proposition for both operators. As a result, the launch of MyZone offers consumers a huge choice of digital content, at the touch of a keypad or button.”

Concludes Knestrick: “The iO global solution allows the Jersey Telecom group to have access to the very best branded international content and generate additional revenue as a result of the unique commercial model.”

For further information on iO global’s range of software and services, visit http://www.io-me.com.

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About iO™ global

iO™ global provides the software and services to enable Network Operators, Media Brands and Advertisers to collaborate in a trading model to personalize and monetize their interactions with individuals on the run. iO’s mobile experience solutions™ turn the mobile device into the individual’s “remote control” for using digital content and services anytime, anyplace, anywhere. iO™ global was created in May 2005 by BT and New Venture Partners after 5 years of development in BT’s Research Laboratories.

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