Celcom Axiata & Vringo, Inc. have entered into an agreement to make available mobile video service to Celcom customers in Malaysia.
Via the partnership, Celcom customers will have access to all of the Vringo platform’s service capabilities including Vringo’s extensive content library of over 12,000 video ringtones. Vringo’s video ringtone service enables users to create or take video, images and slideshows from virtually anywhere and turn it into their visual call signatures.
The Vringo video ringtone service to be provided to Celcom customers consists of a Web, WAP and mobile app experience that enables customers to create, download and share high-quality mobile video.
Celcom is offering Vringo free for the first week, after that it will costs RM1.00 per week. Standard data charges apply. The app works on BlackBerry, Android OS, Symbian or J2ME phones.
Vringo offers a range of hosted mobile social and video platforms for partners and consumers. In addition to its Video Ringtones, Vringo has recently developed three new mobile application product platforms: Facetones, Video ReMix and Fan Loyalty.
Maxis/Hotlink already offer the service at RM5/month since 2009.