Mobile Developer Buys Hands-On Apps

GoTV Networks, a developer of mobile applications, said today it has acquired HOMBRE (Hand-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) a division of Hands-On Mobile. Terms of the deal were not released.

GoTV said it will acquire the library of HOMBRE applications, client server technologies and patents.

In addition, HOMBRE division employees joining GoTV will continue to be located in San Francisco and in a technology lab in San Diego. Hands-On Mobile Inc. will also receive an equity stake in GoTV Networks.

“This acquisition extends our capabilities as we strive to set the standard for mobile content engagement and syndication,” says Thomas Ellsworth, CEO of GoTV Networks Inc.

“The HOMBRE division of Hands-On Mobile has delivered an exceptional library of products for top-tier brands and media partners including the Oprah Winfrey Network, Sprint, NASCAR, Verizon Wireless and the NFL. We are pleased to add these products and the HOMBRE division team to GoTV.”

By Mike Sachoff

Mike is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest ebusiness news.

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