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Overloaded in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Lane…

London, UK (September 6, 2004), - Overloaded, have been nominated for the Rising Star Award 2004. The 'Rising Star' represents a special award within the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 competition held every year. The programme recognises and celebrates the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands, based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period. Technology Fast 50 winners distinguish their companies and their employees as leading examples of innovation, teamwork, perseverance, courage and vision. The Rising Star awards is based on the same criteria as the Fast 50 competition, with the difference that the companies nominated are younger than 3 years.

Ashu Mathura, Managing Director Overloaded, "We feel really proud of the work we have done over the last two years, and to get recognition for our achievements at this stage of our company's growth, can only bode well for the future of Overloaded.

Deloitte will announce the winning companies in cooperation with ING Bank, Euronext and FEM Business, at the annual Award Ceremony held on September 23, 2004 in Amsterdam.

About Overloaded | Fun Everywhere!

Overloaded, an Endemol Group company, is a leading developer and publisher of video games for mobile phones. Overloaded develops mobile video games in JAVA, Symbian, BREW and I-mode technologies.

Our mission is to create fun, exciting, challenging and innovative video game experiences for mobile phones, which excel in game concepts, gameplay, design and technology and put them into the hands of consumers everywhere.

Popular mobile games develop and distributed by Overloaded are, among others, FearFactor - Helicoper Flag Snag, Fear Factor - H2O Challenge, BigBrother - The Games, BigBrother Directors Cut, Deal or no Deal, Dragon Skies, Dan Parks Decathlon, Fantom Overdrive and Resistance EP1.

Overloaded strategic wireless partners include KPN Mobile, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange, Telefonica, Proximus, Cosmote, TIM, SFR, Optimus, TMN, Eurotel, Mobitel and many others. Overloaded is headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

For more information, please visit Overloaded at

Since November 2002 Overloaded is part of the Endemol International group of companies.

About Endemol

The company was established in 1994 as the result of a merger between the two major TV producers in the Netherlands: Joop van den Ende Productions and John de Mol Produkties. Since then the company has had an agressive international expansion through acquisitions of and by starting TV production companies outside the Netherlands. The company, with its head offices in the Netherlands, has subsidiaries and joint ventures in 25 countries, including the major European markets, the United States, Latin America, South Africa and Australia. Succesfull TV formats from Endemol are, among others, FearFactor, BigBrother, StarAcademy, Deal or no Deal and many others.

In 2002, the Endemol Group of companies had a combined turnover of 868,8 million Euro. In the same year, more than 18,000 hours of television were produced, spread over approximately 400 different programme series. The Endemol library contains over 500 programme formats and the company employs about 3,300 full-time employees.

Since summer 2000 Endemol is part of the Telefónica group.

About Telefónica S.A.

Telefónica S.A. is the leading provider of telecommunications services in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world - with a potential market of more then 550 million customers - and one of the largest companies in Europe and the world. Nowadays, Telefónica has presence in 50 countries and operates in 17 countries worldwide and is the first company in Spain in terms of market capitalization.


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