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Mobile travel-services company now offers freemium services for all major smartphone platforms
Los Angeles, CA (December 14, 2007) - WorldMate, Inc., the leading provider of mobile travel services for the road warrior and frequent flier, announced today the launch of its mobile travel solution for Windows Mobile Professional Pocket PCs at no charge to road warriors. As a result, it now supports all major smartphone platforms through its Freemium business model. Subscribers across the globe can download the application for free from virtually any mobile device.
WorldMate for Windows Mobile Professional Pocket PC provides a critical cross-section of travel services to business travelers at no cost, empowering them with comprehensive resources that provide more control when on the go. The application was also developed with new, enhanced graphics and a higher-quality user interface for improved ease-of-use. An 'invite a friend' feature was also integrated to facilitate the sharing of free downloads of the WorldMate application between co-workers and friends.
"Road warriors seek new ways to reduce travel-related stress while on the road," said Nadav Gur, WorldMate CEO. "The new WorldMate for Pocket PC gives users a sophisticated solution with enhanced features to help solve travel headaches. This is also the final piece in the company's move to a Freemium business model, as we are solidifying our stronghold in the business travel application market."
WorldMate provides business travelers with the most complete collection of advanced software features. With the release of the new Pocket PC version, WorldMate offers best-of-class services to assist the on-the-go traveler. WorldMate's free feature set includes itinerary viewer, global weather forecast, world clocks, a clothing size and measurement converter, a world day / night map and a tip and tax calculator. WorldMate Professional premium services, offered for a paid subscription, include real-time flight status, flight schedules, packing list, animated satellite weather imagery and global dialing code guide are available for a low monthly rate of $6.95 or $74.95 a year.
For more information or to download WorldMate, please visit www.worldmate.com/ppc.
Based in Los Angeles, CA, privately-held WorldMate has been developing award-winning mobile travel software since 2000. The WorldMate® product line provides frequent fliers and road warriors all the travel services they need at home, work or on the go. Like a traveler's guardian angel, WorldMate's mobile travel tools provide real-time trip information, tracking every trip and pushing vital details such as flight alerts and notifications and meeting updates directly to users. Removing stress and paperwork from the travel experience while saving time and money, WorldMate turns a mobile device into a personal travel assistant. WorldMate's resources also feature flight schedules, weather forecast, travel directories, maps, world clocks, a currency converter and much more. For more information, please visit www.worldmate.com.
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