Tuesday, September 29, 2009

AT&T Acquires Plusmo for Mobile Applications Strategy

AT&T has acquired privately-held Plusmo, a cross-platform mobile application developer. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Plusmo platform helps other developers to create widgets and applications using common web development standards that enable easy deployment across multiple mobile operating systems and devices.

AT&T said the acquisition provides it with an open standards technology that will simplify mobile application development, accelerate innovation and deliver a better application experience for consumers. Plusmo will become a part of AT&T Interactive, and the Plusmo mobile application development platform is expected to be used by multiple AT&T subsidiaries, including AT&T Mobility.