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I-play (formerly Digital Bridges)

Digital Bridges specializes in the creation and distribution of mobile entertainment solutions, providing the best in mobile entertainment to a global distribution network of operators, portals, retailers and interactive TV channels, representing over 400 million subscribers worldwide. The company possesses a unique combination of mobile technology, development and publishing expertise, and works with many of the world’s leading media and entertainment brands.

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Digital Bridges develops and distributes entertainment for the Wireless Internet. It offers a worldwide approach through its groundbreaking UNITY technology, which allows multiple players to compete and interact with each other, no matter which handset, network technology or language they use. Digital Bridges works with the biggest names in the games and entertainment industries to offer the most compelling and exciting content for Wireless Internet devices, worldwide.

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3 Pitreavie Court
Pitreavie Business Park
Dunfermline KY11 8UU
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1383 723 234
+44 (0)1383 723 235
http://www.iplay.com
Paul Maglione
+44 (0)20 7901 1760

Company Facts
Founded:Jun 1998
Founders:Colin Grant
CEO:David Gosen
CTO or technical lead:Phil Cooke
CFO or finance director:Colin Grant
Head of Sales:Stephane Labrunie
Head of Marketing:Paul Maglione

Stage:Growth
Category:Media & Entertainment
Sector:Games
Employees:110
Profitability:Not Profitable
Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:No
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

  • Richard Eyre, Non-executive Chairman, Apax Partners
  • Josh Grant, Non-executive board member, Argo Global Capital
  • Richard Wilson, Non-executive board member, Apax
  • Salim Nathoo, Non-executive board member, Apax

    Key Customers

  • Vodafone; T-Mobile, Telefonica, Orange, o2, TIM, TMN, WING
  • Spring, Verizon, Cingular, AT&T, US Cellular, Western Wireless
  • Mid West Wireless, Cricket, Metro PCS, Virgin
  • Claro; SmarTone; MTN; Noviy Disc ; Roger & Bell Mobility;
  • Optus, Telstrar, Telecom New Zealand, Maxis, Starhub, MI
  • Yahoo, Jamba, Denda, Monster Mob, Schibsted/Media Fusion,
  • 123 Multi-Media, SMS AT, Blue Sky Frog/Legion Interactive
  • Opera Telecom (Sky Interactive), Thumb Tribe, Mail Bit (Orange & Cellcom)

    Key Business Partners

  • Electronic Arts
  • MGM Interactive
  • Vivendi Universal Games
  • Universal Pictures
  • Taito

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