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WORLDMATE TURNS THE NEW BLACKBERRY 8830 WORLD EDITION AND
BLACKBERRY CURVE 8300 INTO A PERSONAL TRAVEL ASSISTANT

 

Lod, Israel, June 18 th - MobiMate®, the leading provider of travel services for mobile devices, announced today the release of WorldMate Professional Edition for the new BlackBerry® 8830 World Edition and BlackBerry® Curve 8300. WorldMate is the leading choice of mobile travel services for globetrotting executives carrying BlackBerry® 8830 wherever they are . With WorldMate as their "weapon of choice" all their travel information needs will be served.

WorldMate is a suite of content and application services serving business travelers' needs while on the road. Services range from Flight Schedules and Flight Status through Weather Forecasts to World Clocks. These are packaged as a highly usable mobile application which is now available on BlackBerry® 8830, BlackBerry® Curve 8300 as well as previous BlackBerry models. MobiMate® is a BlackBerry Alliance Member since 2005, a partnership that has made the WorldMate product franchise one of the longest-standing and best-selling applications for BlackBerry.

 

"We are truly excited about presenting the BlackBerry® 8830 and BlackBerry® Curve 8300 audiences with WorldMate, the Swiss Army Knife of mobile travel", states MobiMate's CEO, Nadav Gur . " BlackBerry® 8830 World Edition users are savvy road-warriors who will make the most of our business travel services , tailored specifically to their needs."

 

WorldMate Professional Edition is sold as a yearly subscription. A free trial is also available and can be downloaded over-the-air at http://bb.mobimate.com or via the PC at http://www.worldmate.com/

About WorldMate

WorldMate® is the world's leading mobile travel service, providing subscribers with a host of services for their busy lives. Mobile services range from weather and currency information to flight schedules and real-time flight status. Utilities include travel expense reporting, itinerary planning and exchange, currency conversion, calculators, world clocks and much more. The WorldMate product line is available on nine (9) platforms including J2ME, BlackBerry®, Palm OS®, Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC and Smartphone, Symbian UIQ, Series 60, Series 80 and 90 Communicators and Desktop PC. It is the only mobile application worldwide to have been a top-10 best seller on more than 5 platforms to date.

About MobiMate Ltd.

MobiMate is the clear leader in the mobile travel-related services category with WorldMate - the leading mobile travel service. MobiMate's unique approach to the Mobile Internet sees the product as a combination of clever, attractive and user-friendly software, valuable content and services from recognized sources, and an on-line service delivering this content to the end-user's device. MobiMate's leadership in this space has been recognized by leading handset manufacturers who bundle MobiMate products with their devices, including Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, Hewlett Packard and others.

MobiMate and WorldMate are registered trademarks of MobiMate, Ltd. BlackBerry® is a registered trademark owned by Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM).

All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.