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Hands-On Mobile is a wireless entertainment company, established in 2001.

The company develops, publishes and distributes mobile content via network operators and portals. It offers its content in or via Java ME, BREW, SMS, MMS, and WAP in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Czech, Chinese and Korean.

Hands-On Mobile is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It has further offices in San Diego, London and Manchester (UK), Madrid (Spain), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), Beijing and Shanghai (China), and São Paulo (Brazil).

Hands-On Mobile's investors include eFund, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, General Catalyst Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners.



Hands-On Mobile was founded by Daniel Kranzler, a wireless industry executive and entrepreneur. Hands-On Mobile grew organically[clarification needed] as well as through business combination[clarification needed] when it acquired several leading mobile entertainment developer and technology companies: nGame Ltd and Blue Beck of the UK, Mobilemode Ltd European operations, FingerTwitch (a U.S. mobile technology company), and two mobile entertainment content development companies in China. In 2008, Hands On sold its Korean operations to EA, and sold its European operations to Connect 2 Media. Then in 2010 Hands On sold its US applications business to GoTV.

Senior officersEdit

  • Judy Wade, CEO


Published applicationsEdit


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