SOURCE: Snaptu

Snaptu

November 10, 2010 15:17 ET

Snaptu Connects Over Half a Million Mexican Users a Month

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Snaptu, the breakthrough free mobile app for any phone, today announced it has become one of the most popular mobile apps in Mexico, adding over half a million new users in October alone.

With popular services, including Facebook and Twitter, local news, weather, sport and games, the free Snaptu app has grown rapidly all around the world since launching in 2008. It now has over 18 million users, a growing number of whom are in Mexico.

In particular, Mexican Snaptu users have been attracted to Snaptu's leading Facebook app, photo sharing on Picasa, as well as real time Football scores from major leagues around the world including Liga BBVA (Spain), Serie A (Italy), English Premier League (EPL) and major tournaments including Champions League and UEFA Cup. Snaptu is in discussions with a number of Mexican publishers to further extend local content.

On average, a Snaptu user in Mexico views 1,670 pages per month. This is mainly attributed to the engaging user experience, superior performance on any device and feature rich applications.

The most popular Snaptu services in Mexico have been:
1. Facebook
2. Twitter
3. MyMovies
4. AccuWeather
5. Picasa
6. Flickr
7. News & Blogs
8. Football Scores

"Mexico has rapidly grown to become one of the largest countries for Snaptu. Our all-in-one app which works on any phone has hit the mark in Mexico, where savvy mobile users are clearly embracing the ability to do everything they want with their existing phone," said Snaptu CEO Ran Makavy.

There are more than 30 apps and web services available for free on Snaptu, all available through the recently launched Snaptu app store, the SnappStore.

To download Snaptu simply to go to www.snaptu.com or m.snaptu.com on your mobile phone browser.

About Snaptu

Snaptu changes the way the world uses the mobile web, bringing millions of people online via their mobile phone for the first time. It is focused on providing useful, intuitive mobile services to every mobile user, and every device.

Best known for its breakthrough mobile app, also called Snaptu, the company has a unique mobile platform that delivers fast, fun and effective services that work on virtually every mobile phone.

Snaptu was established in 2007 and has millions of users all over the world. It is backed by Sequoia Capital and Carmel Ventures. For more information please visit www.snaptu.com.

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