February 8, 2011
In conjunction with the EU's Safer Internet Day, Liberty Global's German cable operator Unitymedia starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop to all its broadband subscribers. Unitymedia serves 4.5 million cable customers in the states of Northrhine-Westphalia and Hesse (see www.unitymedia.de/produkte/internet/magic-desktop.html for more details).
February 8, 2011
In conjunction with the EU's Safer Internet Day, UPC Poland starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop to all its broadband subscribers. UPC Poland is the largest cable television operator in Poland with over 1.1 million customers and is the largest of Liberty Global's operations in Central and Eastern Europe.
Milkshake Magic Desktop launches across the UK on Milkshake!, Channel Five's top rating pre-school programming bloc. Click here for more information milkshake.five.tv/pages/magic-desktop.
New Media Age Article: The UK's Channel Five is launching a desktop app for pre-school brand Milkshake that lets children watch TV and play games (see www.nma.co.uk/news/five-launches-desktop-app-for-pre-school-kids/3020856.article for more details).
Channel Five’s, the UK's top rating pre-school programming bloc Milkshake! is launching a branded version of Europe’s safest child web application Magic Desktop. See press release...
EasyBits Kids enters into Agreement with Dixons Retail plc, owners of Currys, PC World and Dixons.co.uk to pre-install Magic Desktop on all Advent desktop and laptops in the UK from late 2010.
Magic Desktop rolls out in the US as it becomes pre-loaded on HP computers sold into the US market from Q4 2010.
EasyBits and ASUS announce the launch of a new Netbook designed for children aged 6 to 12 with safety features and child friendly software (see www.asus.com/News.aspx?N_ID=bgeOCasXWnlUxjq0 for more details).
UPC Holland starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop to all its broadband subscribers.
EasyBits launches the JimJam Magic Desktop in partnership with JimJam (a joint venture between Hit Entertainment and Liberty Media) across Holland, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, and Malaysia (see www.jimjam.tv for more details).
UPC Austria starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop to all its broadband subscribers.
UPC Romania starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop to all its broadband subscribers (see www.upc.ro/divertisment/mijloacele-media/magic-desktop for more details).
EasyBits celebrates Safer Internet Day in Europe by donating up to 100,000 copies of Magic Desktop, valued at €5,000,000. See press release...
TalkTalk, the UK's leading broadband provider starts the distribution and marketing of Magic Desktop for its broadband subscribers. More info...
Disney and ASUS roll-out the Disney Netpal, a netbook computer for children aged 6 to 12 with safety features and child friendly software provided by EasyBits. More info...
EasyBits enters into a worldwide Agreement with HP to pre-install Magic Desktop on all desktop and laptops, starting in EMEA late autumn 2009.
Global pre-school channel JimJam, a joint venture between HIT Entertainment and Chellomedia, and EasyBits announce the global launch of a JimJam-themed PC desktop and software application for children. The JimJam Magic Desktop provides a safe, fun and educational computer environment where children can learn computing skills at their own pace. The best loved and most trusted names in children's television come out to play on the JimJam Magic Desktop, including Thomas and Friends, Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, Pingu, and Barney and Friends.
UPC Hungary, Hungary's leading ISP starts the distribution and marketing of the JimJam Magic Desktop to its broadband subscribers.
EasyBits enters into a cooperation agreement with ASUS to pre-install Magic Desktop on ASUS Eee PC's worldwide.
EasyBits expands its cooperation with HP and will preload Magic Desktop on all consumer machines, desktop and laptops in the EMEA region.
For the second year in a row Magic Desktop is benchmarked as "The best software for children up to 10 years of age" by a study carried out by Deloitte & Touche for the European Union government's initiative - Safer Internet day.
EasyBits enter into an Agreement with Packard Bell/ACER to preinstall Magic Desktop on all consumer lines, desktop and laptops in the EMEA region.
JumPC from Olidata and EasyBits launch specially designed computer for kids in Italy.
Telecom Italia and EasyBits enter into an Agreement to distribute Magic Desktop into the Italian market, Telecom Italia will launch Magic Desktop to its Internet subscribers in Q1 2008.
Telenor, the leading Norwegian ISP starts the distribution of Magic Desktop Basic free of charge for its internet subscribers. The Magic Desktop Premium Edition is also available to Telenor customers. Telenor has been distributing Magic Desktop Premium Edition since December 2003.
EasyBits and T-Online Kids Portal of Deutsche Telekom AG announce a joint initiative to provide 1 million kids in Germany with Internet safety and easy to learn computing for FREE.
Hewlett Packard US and EasyBits enter into a distribution Agreement for the US market.
Hewlett Packard Europe has started distribution of Magic Desktop for "Back to school". Magic Desktop comes preloaded on Presario and Pavilion desktops and laptop models in France, UK, Germany and Norway.
T-Online, Deutsche Telecom's Internet business unit, signs a Distribution Agreement with EasyBits to start the distribution of Magic Desktop to its Internet subscribers.
HP will preload Magic Desktop in Norway, UK, Germany and France. HP computers with Magic Desktop will be available in stores shortly.
EasyBits has entered into a co-operation with the Walt Disney Internet Group. The parties will work together to create a new version of Magic Desktop with Disney content.
EasyBits and Bell Canada start market tests of Magic Desktop in the Canadian market.
EasyBits enters into a distribution Agreement with UOL, the second largest Brazilian ISP to distribute Magic Desktop in the Brazilian market.
EasyBits launches a beta version of Skypito on Skype night at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Skypito is a kid friendly version of Skype's widely popular Internet phone application.
Dell starts distribution of Magic Desktop in Europe.
EasyBits has entered into distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Europe to distribute EasyBits Magic Desktop.
EasyBits launches the Japanese version of Magic Desktop.
HP Norway will start distributing Magic Desktop bundled with laptops and desktops from Q2 to Norwegian customers.
EasyBits won gold at CeBIT! Today EasyBits was rewarded with a prestigious prize "European Seal of Excellence in Multimedia" at CeBIT.
Belgacom, the largest ISP in Belgium launches Magic Desktop to its home customers.
Tiscali, a leading pan-European ISP, has started the distribution of Magic Desktop from its UK portal.
Tiscali Italy has entered into an agreement to distribute Magic Desktop in the Italian market.
The Italian ISP Libero starts the distribution of Magic Desktop in Italy.