AirKast Surpasses 12 Million Mobile App Downloads
Award-Winning AirBridge Delivery Platform Supports 900+ Apps from 60 Media Companies for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Mobile Devices
Milpitas, CA (Business Wire) – March 30, 2010 – AirKast, the leader in mobile digital content and advertising solutions, announced today that its award-winning AirBridge digital media delivery platform has served more than 12 million mobile app downloads for the radio broadcasting and publishing industries in less than 18 months. In addition, the AirBridge platform supports more than 10 million app starts per month through 900 mobile apps designed for 60+ media companies.
“AirBridge has become the ‘go-to’ platform for media and content publishing companies that realize mobile is now a business imperative,” said Shawn Sires, vice president of sales and marketing for AirKast. “Our mobile best practices coupled with the AirBridge delivery platform lets our clients focus on creating unique brand experiences, multimedia-rich mobile apps and new revenue sources that are reliable, scalable and secure. AirKast is fortunate enough to work with the best media companies in the world and proud to have helped clients generate millions of revenue dollars from our partnership. Media companies are relying on AirKast to deliver branded, innovative and unique mobile content for themselves and their sponsors.”
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 and Android, and is designed for media and entertainment companies to take advantage of the growing mobile app market. Used by 900+ popular terrestrial and Internet-based radio stations, AirBridge helps radio stations increase their digital content distribution to attract sponsors and advertisers.
“The AirBridge platform is allowing our stations to reach our mobile audiences in very unique ways, which also helps us attract sponsors,” said Royle Johnson, director of digital sales for Alpha Broadcasting. “It’s a powerful and flexible solution that allows us to strategically deliver new offerings to both audiences and advertisers.”
About AirKast, Inc.
AirKast, Inc. is the leader in mobile services and technology that blends best practices in strategy, development and technology. Its AirBridge platform delivers innovative and profitable mobile programs for the best media companies in the world. 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.