HURST, TX — Handango, the leading provider of mobile content, today unveiled Ringphonic, a robust ringtone jukebox for BlackBerry devices.
With Ringphonic, subscribers get access to a library of more than 400 premium ringtones, including all the latest hits and timeless classics.
Mobile customers can use Ringphonic to find premium ringtones, download them conveniently over-the-air and personalize their Blackberry phones. Customers can browse and purchase popular tones including Coldplay’s “Clocks,” the Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love,” Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way,” ABC Sports’ “Monday Night Football” and many more. Offering access to hundreds of ringtones, Ringphonic offers a range of categories including Rock, Hip-Hop, R&B, Top 40, TV/Movie Themes, Country, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, Jazz, Blues, Classical and much more.
“Over the past year, Handango has seen substantial growth of the BlackBerry software market during which our customers have consistently asked for a simple way to find and download premium ringtones for their BlackBerry phones,” said Randy Eisenman, chief executive officer and president of Handango. “Ringphonic delivers both amazing ease of use and the latest tones in a convenient subscription package.”
Built using Handango’s InHand technology for smartphones, Ringphonic utilizes Versaly Entertainment’s premier ringtone catalog. Versaly’s depth of relationships and breadth of knowledge in the wireless and entertainment industries enable it to innovate and deliver top-quality mobile phone content to a rapidly expanding market.
“Versaly is excited to offer its large library of popular ringtones to BlackBerry customers,” said Matthew Feldman, chief executive officer and president of Versaly Entertainment. “Ringtones do much more than identify a ringing phone in a crowded room. They add substantial entertainment value and extend the individual’s personality to the phone. Ringphonic empowers this personalization.”
Operator Licensing Details
Operators can use Ringphonic to differentiate their BlackBerry device portfolios, drive recurring subscription revenue and improve customer loyalty. Available as a fully white-labeled solution, Ringphonic’s icons, graphics and interface can be customized with an operator or third-party brand. The catalog of ringtones can also be customized for a special promotion or to appeal to the operator’s target demographic. Operators can create their own commercial models, utilizing a subscription plan or pay-per-download model.
To provide operators with an easy-to-deploy solution, Handango manages Ringphonic’s content creation, licensing, royalties, digital rights, security, provisioning and subscription management, leaving operators to focus on marketing and service.
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Pricing & Availability
Ringphonic is available for purchase at www.handango.com/ringphonic. Ringphonic supports the BlackBerry 7100 series, which includes the 7100g, 7100i, 7100r, 7100t, 7105t, 7100v and 7100x models. It will also support the BlackBerry 8700 series in the coming weeks.
A Ringphonic subscription costs $9.99 per month for access to eight ringtones. Ringphonic Lite offers four ringtones a month and is available for $6.99. Tones are also available on a pay-per-download basis for $1.99 per tone.
Handango is the leading provider of mobile content bringing over 50,000 applications and 25,000 digital media titles to market through an extensive global distribution network that reaches millions of mobile customers. Handango’s application management and provisioning platform, Handango AMPP, has been chosen as the mobile content delivery platform for Nokia, Motorola, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Cingular Wireless, T-Mobile, Orange SA, Sony Ericsson, Palm, Microsoft, HP, Sega Mobile, AOL and more than 100 others. For more information, visit corp.handango.com.