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[MWC2013] GameTanium mobile gaming on your TV

Exent is an Israel based company founded in 1992. Their goal is to provide “anytime, anywhere” games. GameTanium will be a subscription based service giving Android devices access to new games each week. The service will also feature content, recommendations rating and trailers. The service will be offered to smart TVs and will enable your device to be used as a controller and you will be able to start a game on the device, move to your TV and then resume playing it on your device when you have to leave.

We remain focused on delivering a revolutionary, all-you-can-play subscription games service that supports anytime, anywhere gameplay. Our GameTanium for TV service represents the next evolution of that vision and a tremendous opportunity for mobile operators as it enables them to keeps their customers actively engaged whether they are on the go or relaxing on the couch at home. – Zvi Levgoren, the chief executive at Exent.

GameTanium is a way for mobile operators and device makers to engage customers on smartphones, tablets, and TVs. It offers a turnkey service that can help those companies increase their average revenue per user and strengthen brand loyalty. Extent announced that the services will available later this year, and that Deutsche Telekom will debut GameTanium in Poland with more then 150 games to offer from top level developers.

We’re pleased to partner with Exent and be the first operator in Europe to offer such a mobile-games subscription service to our Android users. Subscription is the preferred consumption model for entertainment services, and we are working diligently to partner with leading players to bring the best of these types of offerings to our customers. Following successful partnerships in the subscription music space, for example with Spotify, this addition of the GameTanium service is a natural progression as games are routinely a top content request of our customers, and Exent is the perfect candidate to provide such services. – Heikki Makijarvi, the senior vice president at Deutsche Telekom.

GameTanium released all of this through three different press releases. We’ve included one of them below for your reading pleasure.

Official Website: GameTanium

 

Mobile Gaming Gets Even Bigger with Exent’s GameTanium™ for TV

Exent Transforms Android Mobile Devices Into Portable Game Consoles at MWC 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — MWC 2013 — Exent, provider of game subscription services for the world’s leading mobile operators and device manufacturers, today unveiled plans to further extend its GameTanium™ Mobile service to the TV platform through GameTanium for TV.  The forthcoming service delivers a revolutionary gaming experience to the big screen – games run on Android smartphones are displayed on the TV while the mobile device serves as the game controller. The GameTanium for TV service, which will be commercially available later this year, is being demonstrated at Mobile World Congress this week, along with Exent’s GameTanium Mobile product suite for smartphones and tablets.

The new GameTanium for TV service enables full-featured gaming on a TV using an Android device as both the controller and gaming platform.  As a result, all the benefits of smartphone gaming interfaces – including touch, tap, drag and accelerometer functionality – are available to gamers while playing on the TV.  GameTanium for TV further extends Exent’s “Play Anywhere” vision by enabling players to start a game on their phone, continue the game on the TV when they are home, and resume the game on the phone when they are on the go. 

GameTanium presents a valuable opportunity for mobile operators and device manufacturers to engage consumers on smartphones, tablets and TVs.  Exent’s GameTanium turnkey, fully-managed game subscription services give operators a premium content offering that increases average revenue per user (ARPU) and strengthens brand loyalty. Combining GameTanium’s content and programming expertise with customizable elements ranging from a brandable UI to pricing and packaging, the service provides carriers with the industry’s most comprehensive game service on the market. 

“We remain focused on delivering a revolutionary, all-you-can-play subscription games service that supports anytime, anywhere game play,” says Zvi Levgoren, CEO at Exent. “Our GameTanium for TV service represents the next evolution of that vision and a tremendous opportunity for mobile operators, as it enables them to keeps their customers actively engaged whether they are on the go or relaxing on the couch at home.”

Exent will be demonstrating the GameTanium for TV service at the Exent booth (Hall 5 Stand 5i70) at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb 25-28. 

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