SOURCE: Firefly Mobile

December 18, 2008 10:26 ET

Last Minute Gifts for Mobile Kids From Firefly Mobile

MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - December 18, 2008) - Imagine the look on your child's face when they unwrap a cell phone this holiday season. Now imagine that same look of happiness on your face when you realize that Firefly Mobile, the leading provider of mobile phones for mobile kids, provides robust parental controls and flexible monthly and pay-as-you-go plans to keep that phone safe and affordable year round.

Even better, until Dec. 23, parents can take advantage of new rate plans and limited-time holiday specials available at the Firefly Mobile store (www.fireflymobile.com).

Special holiday rate plans, available regardless of where Firefly phones are purchased, include 25 minutes for $9.99 or 150 minutes for $19.99. No long-term contracts or access fees are required.

Also available in the Firefly store are limited edition pink or black glowPhone bundles, including a glowPhone, carabineer and special rubber skin, offered at $59.99 while supplies last. Additionally, with any glowPhone purchased outside of the bundle, Firefly is including a free headset, a $15.99 value.

The glowPhone, for ages 5-8, features built-in games, full color screen, customizable ringtones and wallpapers and five-way navigation key to scroll through the phonebook or play games.

Also available is the flyPhone, for ages 9-12, which features an electro-luminescent morphing keypad that can switch between a traditional keypad and game controller, as well as a built-in camera and MP3 player. The flyPhone lets tweens text and chat, and includes built-in and customizable games, ringtones, wallpapers and sample music and videos.

Dec. 24 delivery is guaranteed for any purchase made before 12 p.m. PST/3 p.m. EST on Dec. 22 with next-day shipping.

Firefly phones are available online at U.S. retailers including Walmart.com, Target.com, BarnesandNoble.com, as well as regional mobile phone operators and online at Fireflymobile.com. For more information, visit www.fireflymobile.com.

About Firefly Mobile

Firefly Mobile is the first pay-as-you-go service provider to design mobile phones specifically for mobile kids ages 5-12 and the people closest to them -- their family and friends. The original Firefly Blue phone is winner of the 2007 Red Herring 100 Award, 2006 Consumer Electronic Association "Best of Innovations" Award, 2006 Kid Power Breakout Award and 2005 CTIA Wireless Widget Award for Coolest New Wireless Device. For more information, visit www.fireflymobile.com.

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