Monday, 15 June 2009

Virgin Mobile signs deal with GetJar application store – France

Virgin Mobile France has announced that it has partnered with GetJar to produce a branded mobile application store.

The store, which is scheduled to launch on the 17th of June, will sell all of GetJar’s 45,000 handset and platform independent applications.

Commenting on the deal Julien Allisy, Marketing and Communication Director of Virgin Mobile France, said: “GetJar’s track record, extensive cross platform catalogue, scale and expertise were really what we were looking for in an app store partner. We can immediately offer our consumers who subscribed to our new unlimited data plans the largest range of apps on the largest range of handsets, via a platform which is trusted around the world.”

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GetJar, Ilja Laurs, added: “This important partnership underlines the broad international demand for mobile apps across all handsets and platforms, and the reputation GetJar has developed as a one-stop-shop for companies looking to provide exciting mobile applications to their consumers. Demand for mobile apps is growing at a huge rate and this partnership will allow Virgin Mobile France to offer its customers new and exciting content across a large range of mobile phones.”