Exent to offer mobile game subscription to Tata Docomo Android users
| by Naina Khedekar |
The Android Market has been expanding by the day, trying to catch up with the Apple App Store. For Indian Android mobile gaming enthusiasts, Tata Docomo plans to team up with Israel’s Exent, which is a games-on-demand provider, as per reports by The Economic Times. News has it that Exent will be offering Tata Docomo its mobile game-service management technology. Extent was founded in 1992 and develops games distribution channels for end users through their cellular providers and also broadband carriers and also offers free, ad-supported offerings. The company has raised USD 35 million from investors, like Intel Capital and more, so far.
Tata Docomo to bring mobile game subscription
Apparently, this partnership was quoted by a media report at Mobile World Congress, where both company heads disclosed that they would offer mobile game subscription services to Indian Android users. This agreement will supposedly get subscription services for a variety of games, so users won’t have to download applications, rather each gaming app. Exent, established in 1992, develops game distribution channels for end-users via cellular providers and broadband carriers. It also puts forth free, ad-supported offerings.
Reportedly, Exent has been suffering losses and had to lay off employees, as the Verizon agreement came to a halt and this new collaboration may help the company to make up for some losses it incurred. Another Israeli start-up firm called, Shaker had won the TechCrunch Start-up competition and later went on to bag itself investment from Motorola. The social platform allows its users to socialize in a casual way online by creating natural settings using the Facebook profile. It is expected to reach US users in the first quarter of this year.
Mobile application development is at its nascent stage in India, but it seems to be growing slowly, yet steadily. We also earlier reported about mobile app development courses that software enthusiasts can look forward to.
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