Cupertino, CA (Business Wire) – October 26, 2010 – AirKast, the leader in mobile digital content and advertising solutions, announced today that its AirBridge/TuneKast solution has been named as a finalist for the Best Delivery Platform for Mobile category by the 2010 Mobile Excellence Awards.
“We are honored to be recognized as a finalist for the Mobile Excellence Awards,” said Larry Leung, chief executive officer for AirKast. “Our customers recognize that “going mobile” isn’t just about having an app, but a strategic business direction. It’s an extension of the brand that offers new go-to-market/revenue opportunities and deepens relationships with users. Therefore, mobile technology must meet the same technology requirements as other enterprise-class business systems. We’re pleased that the Mobile Excellence Awards recognize our hard work and customer successes.”
The Mobile Excellence Awards, produced by Little Monster Media, honors the best in mobile entertainment, including media, marketing and technology. The MEAs criteria are based on the several achievements including Strategic Initiative, Impact of Technology used in the Industry, Creativity, Ease of Use and Reach, and Execution & Proven Success in the Market. Winners will be announced and celebrated at the legendary Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, CA on December 6, 2010.
“The growth of the Mobile Excellence Awards has been tremendous over the past three years and we are proud to announce such a strong line up of Mobile Innovators and stars as this years’ finalists,” said Founder & Chair of the Mobile Excellence Awards and CEO of Axis Public Relations, Sarah Miller. “We have clearly seen mobile innovation grow into one of the leading technological advancements in entertainment and media over the years and are proud to be at the forefront of the industry with such an innovative and prestigious event that truly honors the best of breed in mobile.”
About Little Monster Media
Little Monster Media is a full-service packaging and event production house based in Los Angeles, California. Little Monster Media specializes in packaging and production for the mobile and digital entertainment industries, including music, television, and film. Drawing from an elite team of industry leaders, Little Monster Media is committed to making things happen.
About Mobile Excellence Awards
The coveted Mobile Excellence Awards give recognition to the best in mobile entertainment, including media, marketing and technology once a year in front of the industry’s biggest influencers, movers and shakers. The MEAs honor excellence in achievements of mobile entertainment from start-ups to applications, to studios, including interactive media, film, television, music, games, agencies, and high-tech, brands and more. The MEAs honor the best of the best from all walks of the mobile entertainment ecosystem at the most prestigious and influential event of the year. For more information, please go towww.mobilexawards.com.
About AirBridge and TuneKast
AirBridge, the industry’s award-winning hosted digital media delivery platform, is used to build enterprise-class mobile applications that are reliable, secure and scalable so companies can target large audiences that require simultaneous access. AirBridge currently supports market-leading mobile devices, including iPhone, BlackBerry (all models, including Storm and Torch) and Android. Designed for terrestrial and Internet-based radio stations to increase AQH, TuneKast is a mobile application framework that features real-time digital media and online content within branded mobile applications. Used by 850+ popular terrestrial and Internet-based radio stations, TuneKast, together with AirBridge, helps radio stations increase their digital content distribution to attract sponsors and advertisers.
About AirKast, Inc.
AirKast, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning digital content and advertising enterprise-class solutions that extend and enhance real-time digital media and online content to mobile and consumer electronic (CE) devices. AirKast customers include ESPN as well as popular terrestrial stations from Radio One, Salem Communications, Bonneville International, Citadel Broadcasting and NextMedia, Inc. AirKast is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley with an office strategically located in New York City. For more information about AirKast and its solutions, visit www.airkast.com.