Kajeet® and EA Offer Popular Games For Kids’ Mobile Phones
kajeet, the pay-as-you-go cell phone service made from a kid’s point of view, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world’s leading interactive entertainment company, announce that kajeet services will now include games from EA Mobile™.
The initial lineup of EA games available for purchase includes Tetris ®, Tetris® Mania, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™, Need for Speed™ Pro Street, Burnout, plus EA SPORTS™ titles like Madden NFL 08, NCAA® Football 08, ESPN® Bassmaster®: Elite Series, Skate, and NBA Live 07. In addition, kajeet customers who buy a Sanyo Katana® II get a free demo version of Tetris; the complete game will be available for purchase.
"Everyone at kajeet is very excited to be working with the team at EA," said Daniel Neal, kajeet CEO and founder. "EA understands gaming the way kajeet understands kids, and together we’re making a remarkable lineup of kid-friendly games available on our phones just in time for the holiday season. We’re seeing all kinds of research that agrees with what we’re hearing from kids, that cell phones are the number-one item on holiday gift lists this year. So what’s better than a kajeet cell phone? How about a kajeet cell phone packed with EA games?"
"We are delighted to work with kajeet to offer kids rich, immersive mobile game experiences wherever they take their mobile phone," said Bernard Kim, Senior Director Sales, EA Mobile.
The kajeet service delivers a full range of customizable voice, text, instant messaging and content services that enable on-the-go kids to stay connected with family and friends. While kids love the full-featured phones and wide selection of ringtones, wallpapers, games, text feeds and more, parents appreciate the affordability of the kajeet pay-as-you-go service with no long-term contracts, no activation or termination fees, no roaming or extra long distance fees and no big surprises. Sweetening the deal for both kids and parents, the exclusive kajeet Configurator offers easy-to-use tools for managing budget and usage with features like WalletManager, TimeManager, ContactManager and FeatureManager that enable tweens and their families to tailor the service to meet their specific needs. Wireless network coverage for kajeet is provided by the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network.
For additional product and service details, please visit our Phones + Accessories page or dial kajeet Customer Care at 1-866-4kajeet (1-866-452-5338). For more information on games available from EA Mobile™, please visit www.eamobile.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS™, EA™, EA SPORTS BIG™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO, EA MOBILE, Burnout and Need for Speed are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Tetris ®&© 1985-2007 Tetris Holding LLC. Harry Potter materials ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. ESPN and Bassmaster are registered trademarks of ESPN, Inc. or a subsidiary. John Madden, NFL, NCAA and NBA are trademarks of their respective owners and used with permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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.
Carol Politi, PR@kajeet.com