Cellfire to Provide Savings to MetroPCS Customers
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellfire, Inc. has signed an agreement with MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS), a leading provider of pay by the month not by the minute unlimited wireless communication services, to provide mobile coupon and discount offers. Cellfire is now available to any MetroPCS customer with a compatible phone and MetroWeb service.
"The addition of Cellfire mobile coupons and discount offers to our mobile Web browsing service is just one more way we are helping our customers access rich-content and additional capabilities with our wireless service," said Tom Keys, President and Chief Operating Officer of MetroPCS.
Cellfire makes it easy for MetroPCS users to find and use valuable deals delivered directly to their wireless handsets. To access Cellfire, MetroPCS customers select the "MetroWeb" menu icon on their phone, select the "Shopping" link and then select "Cellfire Coupons." Cellfire's discount offers are automatically uploaded to MetroPCS phones, enabling customers to access instant savings from participating national and local merchants.
"Consumers love to save money, and nearly everyone always has their cell phone with them when shopping," said Brent Dusing, CEO, Cellfire. "Now, MetroPCS customers will be able to save at their favorite restaurants and stores by accessing Cellfire through their Web-enabled phones."
Cellfire is the only nationwide mobile coupon and discount offer service. Cellfire automatically delivers savings directly to consumers via their mobile phones, and provides frequently updated discounts specific to their geographic area. Unlike text-based offers, Cellfire's application-based service enables consumers to easily store, search and use many discounts across multiple merchants and locations.
Cellfire's growing list of participating merchants include Hardee's, Hollywood Video, Papa Johns, Virgin Megastores, Taco Bueno, Wienerschnitzel and numerous local merchants across the US.
About Cellfire, Inc.
Cellfire provides consumers with convenient discounts directly on their mobile phones. Cellfire is the first nationwide mobile coupon and discount offer service that allows consumers to easily access deals from brand-name merchants nationwide through their cell phone. Founded in January 2005, Cellfire is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information or to download Cellfire, visit http://www.cellfire.com.
About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of unlimited wireless communications service for a flat rate with no signed contract. MetroPCS owns or has access to licenses covering a population of approximately 140 million people in 14 of the top 25 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, including New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa, Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Sacramento. As of September 30, 2007, MetroPCS had over 3.6 million subscribers and offers service in the Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa, Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento metropolitan areas. For more information please visit http://www.metropcs.com.
SOURCE Cellfire, Inc.