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Multiplayer gaming community launches at Sonera SurfPort

Today, Amsterdam based Ex Machina, together with TeliaSonera Finland is launching an exclusively mobile multiplayer and community gaming portal.

Mobiles United provides the end-to-end experience that sophisticated mobile consumers will come to expect, with exclusive games, a personalized approach, exciting competitions and communication capabilities. A unique end-user experience based on highly interactive services and community functionalities, featuring:

  • Unique Player ID & Profile with automated login
  • One-off and recurring, game specific and Ultimate (across games) Competitions
  • Game specific and Ultimate Highscore linked to unique Player ID
  • Personal Mailbox
  • Chat and Forum
  • Game ratings and Reviews

Mobiles United launches at Sonera SurfPort with a selective line-up of innovative, high-quality multiplayer and connected games. Games include a unique tournament version of Sudoku from Japan, casino classic Blackjack, fast-paces multiplayer racing game Razor, submarine/warship fighting game S.U.B. and a rich series of the roleplaying games Era of Eidolon. Mobiles United membership is free and all new users signing up the first month are treated to a free game of their choice. Multiplayer gaming couldn't be easier than this!

"A mobile gaming community is a core element of today's connected lifestyle and a natural extension to online games and communities that have proven so successful on the web" explains Samuli Ropponen, Partner Manager TeliaSonera Finland. "Sonera strongly believes community gaming is increasingly becoming a key part of mobile entertainment services, and we are actively seeking ways to offer community solutions to our consumers."

Ex Machina

Ex Machina is a leading mobile technology and service provider, enabling multiplayer gaming and communities for today's mobile and internet consumers. Since 2001, Ex Machina has been dedicated to extending the social context of entertainment by turnkey technology, and believes multiplayer and community gaming provides the cutting edge. Ex Machina develops tools and services to help its partners reduce cost, increase market reach and, most importantly, create and manage unique new games and applications based on connectivity and communication. To summarize: gaming together - anywhere, anytime.

Customers and partners of Ex Machina include TeliaSonera, T-Mobile, Hutchison 3G, Mobile Media, Taito, G-mode, Daydream, Upstart Games, Endemol, SBS, Philips, Dutch Public Broadcast Companies, Netherlands Ministry of Education.

Product sheets on Deus 2.0 and Mobiles United are available for download on our website, www.exmachina.nl

For more information:
Ex Machina
www.exmachina.nl
Jeroen Elfferich, CEO
Tel +31 6 2000 2918 (GSM), +31 20 617 2685 (office)
jeroen@exmachina.nl

TeliaSonera

TeliaSonera Finland Oyj, the Finnish profit centre of TeliaSonera, offers products and services under the Sonera brand.

TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic regions. At the end of December 2005 TeliaSonera had 19,146,000 mobile customers (69,887,000 incl associated companies) and 7,064,000 fixed telephony customers (7,688,000 incl associated companies) and 2,263,000 internet customers (2,331,000 incl associated companies). Outside the home markets TeliaSonera has extensive interests in the growth markets in Russia, Turkey and Eurasia. TeliaSonera is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Net sales January-December 2005 amounted to SEK 87.7 billion. The number of employees was 28,175.

www.teliasonera.com

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