SOURCE: PlayPhone, Inc.

August 06, 2008 20:09 ET

PlayPhone Nominated as Finalist for ME Awards 2008

Awards Recognize the Best in Mobile Entertainment as Voted on by More Than 400 Industry Executives

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 6, 2008) - PlayPhone, Inc. (, which operates the largest network of mobile content destinations in North America, today announced that it has been nominated as a finalist in the Best D2C Company category for the Mobile Entertainment Awards 2008.

"We are extremely honored to receive this nomination," said Ron Czerny, founder and chief executive officer at PlayPhone. "We have worked long and hard to get where we are today and being recognized as one of the best with this nomination from ME, one of the most respected publications in our industry, is quite an achievement for us."

The ME Awards 2008 will take place on September 25, 2008 in London. Judged by a panel of over 400 industry executives, the awards recognize the best in mobile entertainment across three categories comprising Development & Publishing, Services, and Handsets & Operators.

PlayPhone gives consumers access to a new and exclusive media catalog spanning audio, video and gaming content from leading music labels and artists, game publishers and media companies. In addition to operating its consumer facing mobile destination at in both English and Spanish, it also powers mobile content destinations for entertainment and retail brands including Wal-Mart, ABC Television, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Sega, Real Networks, iPlay and many more.

About PlayPhone, Inc.

PlayPhone ( is a leading global mobile media company present in more than 20 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America that provides cutting edge personalization and entertainment content in English and Spanish to mobile consumers anytime, anywhere. PlayPhone founded the direct-to-consumer mobile media distribution standard in 2003 and continues to establish new means for delivering wireless entertainment. PlayPhone is based in San Jose, Calif. and is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital and Scale Venture Partners.

Contact Information

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    Hugo Reyes
    PlayPhone, Inc.
    408.261.6200 xt.274
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