KT Selects Exent’s GameTanium(TM) Services to Power New Mobile & PC Game Offering
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — South Korea’s largest communications service provider, KT, has partnered with Exent, the world’s largest distributor of PC and mobile games on demand, to bring the industry’s best gaming experience to KT customers. Through the partnership, KT is launching a new mobile and PC game offering based on Exent’s GameTanium(TM) On Demand and GameTanium(TM) Mobile services, which combine the world’s largest games catalog, including more than 200 mobile and 2,000 high-quality PC games, with the industry’s most gamer-friendly platform. For the first time, Korea Telecom customers can explore, discover, download and play games from GameTanium’s extensive catalog comprised of the best games from around the world, including some of the newest, hottest titles in the Korean language.
KT’s new gaming service will feature GameTanium’s unparalleled user interface that enables gamers to efficiently explore and discover the games that most appeal to them. The touchscreen-like interface and GameTanium engine enables users to quickly glide through Exent’s extensive games catalog to find games across a multitude of genres including action/adventure, arcade, puzzle and card/board games. KT will now be able to offer access to hundreds of PC and mobile games for the whole family – including popular titles such as ‘Jewel Quest III,’ ‘Mah Jong Quest III,’ and ‘Farm Frenzy.’ The service is available as an “all-you-can-eat” subscription plan that offers KT customers limitless, 24×7 game play.
“We’re excited about this partnership, which will provide an incredible gaming experience to Korean users,” said Ms. Song Young Hee, VP of Content & Media BU at KT. “KT customers are now able to experience the best games from around the world. This new partnership continues our focus on delivering the most engaging content to our customers.”
Exent powers the Games on Demand offerings for the world’s leading service providers. KT marks its 8th major international partnership to date. This success is directly attributed to the company’s GameTanium services, which combine the world’s largest PC and mobile games catalog, a cutting-edge technology platform and the programming and back-end expertise to enable broadband service providers to easily and profitably expand their entertainment services with a robust and feature-rich games on demand offering. The service strengthens carrier businesses by providing engaging programming that encourages greater loyalty and ARPU growth from their customers.
“To have been selected by a service provider as outstanding as KT to deliver games programming in a technology-immersed world is truly an honor,” said Peter von Schlossberg, President of Exent. “Exent has emerged as the partner of choice for service providers who desire a mass market game service that is a competitive differentiator yet still easy to integrate, launch and manage. In collaboration with KT, we will continue to extend our strategy of providing rich in home and on-the-go entertainment experiences that integrate game play across a range of consumer devices – from PCs and phones to tablets and TV’s – all in one of the most connected cultures in the world.”
KT is the largest wire-wireless communication service provider in Korea that has number 1 market share in broadband, IPTV, PSTN, and VOIP services. KT leads in providing various digital contents, such as VOD, music, game, ebook to N-Screen.
Exent is the leading global market solutions provider for broadband-based monetization of PC and video games. Exent delivers technologies and products for various markets, including video game publishers, broadband service providers, consumer portals, consumer electronic manufacturers, media companies, ad agencies, brand owners, retailers and others.