Mondia and ALSO sign a strategic partnership for cloud gaming services

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2020: Mondia, a leading private mobile technology company together with ALSO, a European technology provider, and Ludium Lab, a cloud gaming technology company, announced today the signing of a strategic partnership to bring cloud gaming to markets around the world. This agreement will leverage the latest streaming technology to provide digital cloud gaming experiences to Mondia’s reach of over 1 billion connected subscribers.

Mondia’s lead in digital experiences serving top tier operators together with ALSO and Ludium’s expertise in cloud gaming, will provide seamless integration of world-class technology. Cloud gaming is now the biggest disrupter in the $160Bn* global gaming industry with mobile gaming leading as the most popular segment.  This service is perfectly timed to deliver the ultimate gaming experience, enhanced by next generation 5G technology and devices.

Operators will benefit from speed-to-market in solution deployment and gain access to a catalogue of rich and evolving content, hosted on-premise or in the cloud. This will allow for lower cost of operations and ownership. Users can take advantage of hassle-free consumption, free from hardware specifications and from storage requirements.

“We are shaping the future of digital services, and this partnership will ensure our leadership position in cloud streaming which is the next shift in content consumption. With the introduction of cloud gaming, end-users will benefit from the ultimate on-demand experience” said Mondia’s CEO, Amadeo Rahmann.

“Our partnership with Mondia connects us with a range of new customers, and together we are removing the entry barriers, making interactive enterainment more accessible. This technology is optimal on both 4G and 5G networks to bring cloud gaming to the masses. Additionally Mondia and ALSO can leverage ALSO´s global platform partner ecosystem in 82 countries to expand our joint reach for Mondia´s SaaS offerings” says ALSO´s CEO, Gustavo Möller-Hergt.

*NewZoo Gaming Report

 

About Mondia (mondia.com)
Mondia connects people to digital experiences and brands to endless opportunities. By understanding where the markets are going, understanding where tech fits in and using that knowledge to identify solutions that boost businesses and shift user experiences. What makes Mondia different from other international digital tech companies and a leader in delivering extensive content and digital services, is our ability to tailor existing offerings or custom-create new ones to solve brand/business challenges. We believe in possibilities. We connect to the future.

About ALSO (also.group)
ALSO Holding AG (ALSN.SW) (Emmen/Switzerland) brings providers and buyers of the ICT industry together. ALSO offer more than 550 vendors of hardware, software and IT-services access to over 100 000 buyers, who can call a broad spectrum of other customized services in the logistics, finance, and IT services sectors, as well as traditional distribution services. From the development of complex IT landscapes, the provision and maintenance of hardware and software, right through to the return, reconditioning and remarketing of IT hardware, ALSO offers all services as a one-stop shop. ALSO is represented in 23 European countries and generates total net sales of approximately 9.2 billion euros with around 4 000 employees in the fiscal year 2018. The majority shareholder of ALSO Holding AG is the Droege Group, Düsseldorf, Germany.

About Ludium Lab (ludiumlab.com)
Ludium Lab is a technology startup – based in Barcelona – that stemmed from a spin-off from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 2012. In this spin-off, a group of researchers began developing a new cloud streaming technology. The team has been working for over a decade to perfect interactive streaming in order to achieve its implementation with maximum quality and at a low cost. Ludium Lab provides services to other companies (B2B) and SoraStream is its first product designed for consumers.


Media Contact
Nicolas le Roux
CMO Mondia
Tel: +971 50 557 5041
nicolas.leroux@mondia.com

Manuela Rost-Hein
Head of Communications ALSO Group
Mobile: +49 151 14040215
Manuela.Rost-Hein@also.com

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