Cartoon Stars Get Mobile with kajeet
Content from Original Cartoon Network Television Shows Coming Soon to kajeet, the Cell Phone Service for Kids
BETHESDA, MD – May 20, 2008 –
), the cell phone service made for kids, and Turner Broadcasting System's Cartoon Network today announced a deal to bring mobile content from Cartoon Network to kajeet handsets. The deal brings some of the top names in kids’ entertainment to the unique pay-as-you-go cell phone service.
“As the only cell phone service focused on super-serving kids, it makes perfect sense for us to join forces with Cartoon Network,” said Daniel Neal, CEO and founder of kajeet. “We think it’s important to offer kids mobile content that they love and which reflects their varied interests. Cartoon Network helps us with that goal. “
Drawing from the world's largest cartoon library, the deal with Cartoon Network will bring select mobile content from the network's original television shows, such as Ben 10: Alien Force, Chowder, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, The Powerpuff Girls and more, to kajeet handsets. kajeet users will be able to easily access the best in ringtones, wallpapers and games from Cartoon Network through their phone’s browser.
“Mobile is an increasingly important platform to kids for entertainment purposes, and to their parents for content safety reasons,” said Ross Cox, Sr. Director of Advanced Platforms, Cartoon Network New Media.
“A partnership with kajeet – a cell phone service devoted specifically to kids – provides Cartoon Network with the perfect way to deliver our industry-leading content to our fans, wherever they may be, without parental worry.”
The Cartoon Network deal is the latest in a series of high-profile kid-centric content partnerships for kajeet.Since 2005, the company has signed deals with leading mobile content providers AOL, Electronic Arts, Glu Mobile, Gameloft, I-Play and Airborne Mobile.
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Kajeet, the cell phone service made for kids, is based in Bethesda, MD, but kids are the center of our universe. Kajeet keeps parents talking with their children and teens with online parental controls and kid-friendly features. With kajeet, there are no pesky contracts or surprise bills. Parents can find kajeet phones online at kajeet.com.