Yahoo! Launches Yahoo! Go 3.0, Extends Leadership and Sets New Standard for the Mobile Internet
New Enhancements Deliver More of What Consumers Want: Intuitive Design, Open Content, Hyper-personalized Home Page
Yahoo! Inc. today announced the launch of the all-new Yahoo! Go 3.0, Yahoo!'s flagship all-in-one mobile offering, in early beta at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2008, further solidifying Yahoo!'s leadership position in delivering leading-edge mobile experiences to consumers worldwide. Thanks to the feedback from many of our Yahoo! Go 2.0 users, this new product is designed to deliver more of what consumers want, wherever however and whenever they want it. Yahoo! Go 3.0 takes mobile services to the next level with an upgraded and feature-rich user interface, a truly personalized start page and customizable access to consumers' favorite Internet brands and services through easy-to-use third-party widgets.
Consumers in the U.S. can download Yahoo! Go 3.0 (http://go.yahoo.com) on more than 30 mobile devices from major manufacturers worldwide and use it on most wireless networks. Over the coming months, Yahoo! Go 3.0 is expected to be available on hundreds of devices worldwide, accessible by hundreds of millions of users.
"Today's launch of Yahoo! Go 3.0 is a game-changing mobile development from Yahoo!. This new open environment provides consumers with a highly-compelling user experience and robust, personalized starting point to the mobile Internet. We are providing users with increased control over their experiences as well as increased choice in getting the content and services they want while on the go," said Marco Boerries, executive vice president, Connected Life, Yahoo!. "With our innovative mobile services like Yahoo! Go 3.0 and deep partnerships across the industry, we are focused on making the promise of the mobile Internet a reality for consumers around the world."