Feb 29, 2012 11:23 ET

World First Sport Videotone Application 'SportOn' to Debut at Mobile World Congress

Dedicated sports videotone app now available to fans worldwide.

UPPSALA, Sweden, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SportOn, the world's only dedicated sports videotone application will debut worldwide at the Mobile World Congress event, held in Barcelona, Spain February 27March 1 2012. The SportOn app is the first of its kind, providing a service never before offered to sports fans all over the world: sports videotones that can be played for phone call ringtones, alarms, and more.

SportOn is a unique video ringtones app because of its intense sports focus and highly developed code. No previous apps have captured the passion of the game as well as SportOn. The company is consistently engaged in outreach, looking to bring new content and new sports to the users. "Our app lets fans connect with the game like never before," said Mikael Jansson, CEO of SportOn. "SportOn puts your favorite sports moments right into the palm of your hand."

Following a trial launch in Sweden, SportOn has gained substantial support among application development communities and mobile carriers. It has partnered with some of the world's largest mobile service providers, the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC), and respected sports organizations like the National Hockey League, Red Bull Media house, Liga ACB and the National Lacrosse League.

"We are excited to see the launch of SportOn," said Peters Suh, CEO of WAC. Through WAC, SportOn will offer carrier billing, allowing users to pay when they pay their carrier. With a unique product, SportOn has provided sports fans with a great way of reliving their favorite sporting moments, again and again.

Contact: Mikael Jansson, SportOn CEO; mj@sporton.com

About SportOn: SportOn (http://www.sporton.com) is the world's first sport videotones app. SportOn allows users to re-live the best highlights from hockey, soccer, tennis, basketball, extreme sports and many others as video ringtones to play when calls or messages are received. Clips include the best moments from recent events and games alongside some of the classic moments in sports history, with fresh content added daily.

About WAC: The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) is an open global alliance made up of leading communications companies including network operators, device and network equipment manufacturers. For more information, please visit http://www.wacapps.net


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