Hopster Pacts with Serbia’s Vip mobile


Hopster has partnered with Vip mobile in Serbia, which will give its customers access to the Hopster ad-free mobile app via its direct carrier billing service.

Per the deal, Hopster’s localized educational shows, music, games and books that are built around an international early years curriculum will be available to Vip mobile Serbia customers on their mobile or tablet for free from the App Store and Google Play. They will be able to pay for the service via their mobile bills.

Among the shows available on Hopster are Pingu, Ben and Holly and Peppa Pig in addition to such Hopster originals as Clever Brenda, the Grimm’s Fairy Tales series Two Minute Tales and Saturday Club. The add-free app also offers preschoolers an array of games that develop literacy, numeracy and creativity, as well as a collection of children’s ebooks, videobooks, audiobooks, nursery rhymes, bedtime lullabies and learning songs.

Further, Vip mobile customers who purchase an Alcatel 3T 8 tablet with KućniNet or Online Tariff will get Hopster free for 24 months. As a launch incentive, VIP customers with a NEO, Klasik, Klasik+, intarifa, Nova, Vip Online, Online or Kućni Nettariff will receive a free one-month subscription to the Hopster mobile app.

Tyrell Ellis, co-CEO at Hopster, said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Vip mobile and further expand our reach in the region. With our mobile offering, preschoolers will be able to access our complete range of localized award-winning educational and fun content from our original shows to our learning games.”

Djordje Vuksanović, senior transformation director of Vip mobile, added, “As a mobile operator we have been putting a lot of effort to provide children a safer online environment and constantly work on a better portfolio for this cause. We are very happy to partner up with Hopster and offer our customer base this great application which both parents and children will surely enjoy. As a father of two little girls, I am fully aware of the importance that screen time children spend should be more educational and of better quality.”