|Personal Website Publishing for a Billion Mobile Phones|
Posted: 23-Feb-2003 [Source: newbay software]
[NewBay Software, developers of the world's first mobile phone blogging system, is providing personal website publishing for mobile phone users with FoneBlog(tm).]
Cannes, France -- NewBay Software, developers of the world's first mobile phone blogging system, is providing personal website publishing for mobile phone users throughout the world. With FoneBlog(tm) from Newbay Software, millions of camera phone users can instantly publish their pictures and comments to their personal website.
Since its announcement in January, FoneBlog has generated significant interest from mobile operators and phone users around the world and a number of operators will launch commercial services in the coming months.
"NewBay FoneBlog has struck a chord with both mobile operators and phone users." said Paddy Holahan, chief executive officer of NewBay Software. "Operators throughout the world see FoneBlog as the perfect application to drive MMS and data traffic and increase camera phone and PDA sales. FoneBlog offers consistent, long-term revenue for network operators and unmatched loyalty from consumers."
Using FoneBlog, mobile network operators can provide unique web addresses for their customers who can then update their personal website by simply sending images, audio and text from their mobile phone using MMS or SMS messaging. The website can be viewed from any Internet browser, PDA or WAP browser.
FoneBlog appeals to the millions of camera phone users who want to share their pictures and experiences over the Internet, but who don't have the skill, time or desire to manually manage a website using complicated PC based tools. FoneBlog gives people the power of personal publishing directly from their phone, including:
Diaries for holidays, trips or family occasions.
Reviews of restaurants, theatre, concerts.
Unofficial webzines for football clubs, pop stars, soaps, movies and actors.
Blogs (or weblogs) are personal Web sites that are updated regularly, like a public diary. Blogging has become a mainstream Internet activity in the past few years, with individuals creating websites on topics as diverse as politics, movies, religion, travel, family and technology. For examples of blogs visit http://www.newbay.com/blogging.html. FoneBlog, from Newbay Software, is the world's first mobile phone blogging system.
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