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Startup Mobile Gamer ‘GameMine’ Signs $20M Deal with South African Mobile Carrier Vodacom

The startup based in Los Angeles was founded in March 2017 and received 20 million dollars from Palisades Venture Capital in May 2017.

Photo Credit : Vodacom logo: yellosa.co.za; GameMine logo: gamemine.com,

The startup based in Los Angeles was founded in March 2017 and even received 20 million dollars from Palisades Venture Capital also based in Los Angeles. GameMine Inc., mobile game publisher, has entered into a strategic partnership with South African mobile carrier, Vodacom Group. The partnership will provide GameMine's diverse range of subscription-based mobile games to Vodacom's large South African mobile market. GameMine is providing a selection of its ad-free mobile games, which include more than 175 titles spanning all major mobile gaming genres, free of charge to Vodacom subscribers during a promotional trial period. Vodafone holds a majority stake in Vodacom.

"GameMine recognizes the distinct value and importance of South Africa's thriving mobile carrier market as an appropriate demographic region for our company's product, as well as an early trend indicator for the African continent's entire mobile industry," says Daniel Starr, CEO of GameMine. "Vodacom is the premier South African mobile carrier, and a standout company among mobile carriers around the globe. As such, we are extremely excited about this partnership and honoured to provide our selection of mobile games to Vodacom's South African subscriber base."

"Vodacom is excited to have partnered with GameMine. It is also part of our commitment to delivering digital content services in the most affordable way. A key differentiator for us is the quality, strength and reliability of our network. This is particularly important in a promotion like this to ensure that our customers have the best experience when enjoying their favourite platforms without network disruptions. Customers on the Vodacom network experience faster upload and download speeds, enhancing their experience on any social or digital platform," said Nyimpini Mabunda, chief officer in charge of the consumer business unit."

The partnership will significantly boost GameMine's global subscriber base as well as its exposure within international mobile carrier markets while providing Vodacom's South African iPhone and Android users with access to GameMine's best-in-class mobile games, all of which are being provided in a fully-unlocked, ad-free manner. Consisting of a global network of talented developers and gaming experts, multiple industry-leading mobile carrier partnerships and a presence on Google Play, GameMine provides a diverse variety of genre-based mobile gaming portals to satisfy a wide range of gaming interests.


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