Yahoo! And AT&T Wireless Team Up For Photos

From AT&T’s press release:

Yahoo! Inc. and AT&T Wireless today announced the launch of Yahoo! Mobile Photos for AT&T Wireless mMode subscribers nationwide. AT&T Wireless mMode customers can use the downloadable Yahoo! Mobile Photos client application to view and share the pictures in their Yahoo! Photos account while on the go. This new service is an extension of the longstanding Yahoo! and AT&T Wireless relationship and demonstrates the companies’ continuing commitment to develop leading mobile services for consumers nationwide.

The new Yahoo! Mobile Photos application is a full color, graphical service that gives consumers a new, easy way to connect to their online photos over the AT&T Wireless network. Consumers can now access their Yahoo! Photos account, view saved pictures and create custom wallpapers while on the go. The application is available across a wide variety of AT&T Wireless Next Generation (GMS/GPRS) devices. The Java version of the service also lets consumers save images locally on their phones and create a personalized album and slideshow that can be accessed without connecting to the Internet. The Yahoo! Mobile Photos service is available from AT&T Wireless for $2.99 a month, plus standard usage fees.

“We are excited to build on our successful relationship with AT&T Wireless and offer consumers a new, engaging way to easily view their favorite photos with their mobile phones,” said Doug Garland, senior vice president, broadband and mobile services, Yahoo! Inc. “Yahoo! Photos is one of the leading online photos services and the new Yahoo! Mobile Photos service extends the experience beyond the PC to let consumers share their pictures with friends and loved ones in new, exciting ways.”

“AT&T Wireless and Yahoo! are now bridging online and mobile photo applications, making it possible for our mMode customers to access all their photos right from their phones,” said Sam Hall, vice president of mMode services, AT&T Wireless. “We’re excited to work with a leader like Yahoo! to add simplicity and convenience into the exploding arena of photo and picture messaging applications.”