AccuWeather and Amobee Partner to Revolutionize Mobile Advertising on a Global Scale
SINGAPORE and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Amobee, the company defining mobile advertising, and AccuWeather, the world’s leading multimedia weather information source, today announce their exclusive partnership to bring the most relevant mobile advertising inventory to advertisers across the world with an increased focus on Asia.
AccuWeather is an innovator in mobile advertising by making its mobile inventory, mobile applications and mobile web highly contextual by providing over 100 weather, lifestyle and location attributes for advertisers to choose from. Attributes range from daily high/low temperatures, to the Dust and Dander Index, Flu Index, and Jogging and Skiing Forecasts. With AccuWeather’s unique mobile inventory, advertisers have the advantage of reaching their desired audience to achieve outstanding results.
“Weather is one of the most popular downloaded and searched topics across all mobile devices in the world,” said Jim Candor, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Digital Media, from AccuWeather. “Working with Amobee is enabling us to offer large brands and agencies powerful advertising opportunities to target the most premium audiences on a global scale.”
“AccuWeather recognizes the unique advantage and assets they have to be a major driver in the growth of the mobile advertising industry,” said Trevor Healy, Amobee CEO. “Amobee is the only mobile advertising platform for the big guys, connecting highly attributed mobile inventory with the most appropriate ads. This is the kind of advertising the Mad Men dreamed of!”
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day nearly half a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides the most accurate and detailed hourly forecasts for every location where people live and work worldwide (more than 2.7 million locations), with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, wired and mobile internet sites, and smart TVs and appliances, as well as on radio and television and in newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers – recognized as one of the top 528 entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news and weather content and video for more than 50,000 third-party websites, including The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, and The New York Times.
[a--mo--bee], the company defining mobile advertising, offers comprehensive, end-to-end mobile advertising solutions and services for advertisers, publishers and operators worldwide. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and throughout the United States, [a--mo--bee] enables its large customers to run targeted, leading edge mobile ad campaigns on a global scale with unparalleled ROI. [a--mo--bee] is a division of SingTel’s Digital L!fe Group, which is focused on creating new digital growth engines to delight customers and disrupt adjacent industries. [a--mo--bee] was declared the winner of the “Mobile Marketing & Advertising Agency of the Year” award at the 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Amobee was selected for its sustained leadership, creativity, innovation and success in mobile advertising, successfully spearheading growth, adoption and evolution of this fast-growing industry.