Cellefony.com Joins The Phone.com
Cellefony.com Offers Internet
Search Engine and Independent Price Comparison Service to Internet-enabled
Wireless Mobile Phone Subscribers.
Santa Clara, California. May 1, 2000-
Cellefony.com, a wireless web portal for Internet-ready cellular phones has
joined the Phone.com Alliance program as an application developer. Cellefony.com,
a leader in the emerging applications market for Internet-enabled mobile phones
is developing a suite of services for wireless subscribers.
Cellefony.com's applications are designed to empower mobile phone subscribers
to instantly search for the increasing number of wireless web sites and also
compare prices on various items using the mobile phone's built-in UP.Browser
microbrowser from Phone.com. By utilizing Phone.com's Alliance Program,
Cellefony.com will allow network operators to provide their subscribers with
unique benefits that so far were only available through the wired world. The
Cellefony.com offering was recently launched on February 7, 2000.
Cellefony.com's services can be easily accessed, by entering www.cellefony.com
on the phone's browser. The services are easily accessible from the desktop and
also the wireless phone with the same address, offering full convenience for
wired and wireless applications.
"With Cellefony.com's price comparison engine, users may comparison shop
for books, compact disks, DVDs, and videos while mobile. Cellefony.com's
application enables users to perform their research anywhere, including at the
physical location of brick-and-mortar retailers. Using Cellefony.com's wireless
price comparison engine consumers can make informed choices since they can
always have the latest pricing information about the products that they plan to
purchase. In effect, Cellefony.com's service will help eliminate the arbitrage
between real world prices and Internet prices," said Raman K. Rao, CEO of
As an example, the user may submit a query for books, by ISBN number, author,
title, or by keyword. Cellefony.com's system is designed to be fast and easy to
use, with the lowest price displayed first. The company believes that the
cellular phone user is looking for truly independent and unbiased data that
would enable him or her to make fully informed choices while being mobile.
Cellefony.com also introduced a wireless Internet search engine with the most
comprehensive database of wireless web sites. "The Cellefony.com wireless
Internet search engine enables wireless subscribers to locate additional
wireless sites and content, using their Internet-enabled digital cellular phone
by entering a keyword. We have made it easy for the cellular phone user to
search for new sites and bookmark them. New wireless web sites are registering
to be included in our search engine database every day." added Mr. Raman
"The price comparison service is free to cellular telephone customers
and the interface is easy to use. This product provides a high degree of
convenience to the wireless subscriber," said Kathy Simpson, director of
developer marketing for Phone.com. "Cellefony.com's expertise in this area
will enable carriers utilizing Phone.com UP.Link Platform to offer a valuable
service to their wireless subscribers, leading to faster adoption of
Internet-enabled mobile phones and increased customer satisfaction."
The just announced price comparison engine and the wireless Internet search
engine address the real needs of the mobile phone user. "We look forward to
working closely with Phone.com to introduce a range of exciting new applications
that will truly enhance the utility and value of the mobile phone. The Phone.com
UP.Simulator is the primary tool that we have used to do our product development,"
said Mr. Rao.
Cellefony.com has product development activities in Santa Clara, California
and Cambridge, Massachusetts. A number of the founders of Cellefony.com have
received their education at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology.
and logo is a trademark of Cellefony.com, Inc.
Phone.com, the Phone.com logo and the "UP." family
of terms are trademarks of Phone.com, Inc. All
other trademarks and registered trademarks are
the properties of their respective owners.
For more information please contact:
Raman K. Rao
Chief Executive Officer
3350 Scott Blvd, Suite 6402
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: 408 988 1201
Fax: 408 988 1022
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