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Mobile World Congress
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Abphone is the leading ad-funded mobile multimedia search service (photos, videos, music, games and news). Launched in 2005, abphone allows the fastest worldwide access to entertainment content from m.abphone.com mobile website and from www.abphone.com. In 2008, abphone reached half a billion searches. Abphone's service is ad-funded. The company uses its own specific profiling tools to ensure that all advertising banners are targeted with maximum accuracy towards users. In April 2008, abphone was awarded the Best French Mobile 2.0 Start-up.
Advertise on abphone
Have your ads hosted and exposed accurately on abphone! The abphone global mobile web site gets millions of page views every day, from around the world. So far, our strongest usage rates are from the USA, UK, France, India and South Africa. The speed and relevance of results abphone returns gives a high level of loyalty with an average of 15 sessions per active user. The company uses its own specific profiling tools to ensure that all advertising banners are targeted with maximum accuracy towards users.
If you wish to advertise on abphone, please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Pierre graduated in Engineering from Oxford University in 1994. He then worked in the US for 2 years, where he held academic positions in Texas, Wisconsin and California. In 1996 he also worked for a few months in South Korea, before returning to Europe where he joined France Telecom in 1997. In 2000, he founded Opensugar, a company specialized in mobile Internet services. In 2005 he launched abphone, the first and most succesful multimedia search destination available on mobile phones. He is a recognized expert in the mobile web, and more specifically in mobile search and mobile user interfaces.
Jean-Philippe got a degree in Computing and Telecommunications in 1992 (ESIAL). Between 1992 and 2000, he worked in the Research Labs of France Telecom as a Project Manager responsible for mission-critical traffic monitoring applications. He created his first IT company in 1996. In 2000, he founded Opensugar, with Pierre Scokaert. Since then, he has held the position of CEO, and has made Opensugar one of the leading mobile service facilitators in France, hosting and operating over 60 profitable mobile services.
Hervé has degrees in Telecommunications (ESIAL) and Finance and Marketing (ISF - EM). He started his career at ARCELOR MITTAL, then worked for 6 years for the French Innovation Agency (OSEO) on the funding of tech. projects. He moved back to Industry in 1998, when he was appointed Manager of an EADS subsidiary, focused on Electronic Security Systems. In 2000 he co-founded Alinto (Unified Messaging Solutions) and helped in the creation of Opensugar. In 2003, he became operational in Opensugar and took part in the creation of abphone. Hervé is both a serial entrepreneur (he created his first company in 1986) and a Mobile Marketing Expert. He has a wide network of contacts in the Mobile and Media industries.
The Internet is a restaurant, the mobile Internet a snack, February 2009
The take-off of mobile Internet has to go through the adaptation of content to the main usage criterion: time.
Snacking the Web, an abphone white paper.
• 18 March:
L'avenir de la recherche mobile par Pierre SCOKAERT, CEO d'ABPhone• 9 March: Abphone Traffic Reaches One Third of Google's
(The english version is in the page's middle of the same site, click below)
The future of the mobile search by Pierre Scokaert, CEO of ABPhone
• 13 January: (French Website) La Recherche sur Mobile en 2010 par Pierre Scokaert...
• 11 February: Three new game publishers' catalogs
• 22 January: abphone is referenced by all major mobile operators in France
• 16 September: The abphoneBox : first vertical white-labeled Mobile content search
• 16 July: Adverting deal with Zestadz, The leading Indian Mobile Advertising Company
• 4 June: abphone launches first game search
• 13 May: abphone partners with 4th screen and Ad Infuse
• 7 April: Half a billion searches reached
Mobile World Congress
Thanks to all of those who visited us on our booth at the Mobile World Congress this year.
The show was a great success - great conversations, lots of exciting leads, and a few chocolate snacks for everyone.