Clickatell Honored with 2010 Mobile Star Awards

December 17, 2010

Global leader in mobile communications selected in five award categories

Redwood City, Calif. (Vocus) December 16, 2010

Clickatell, the global leader in mobile communications specializing in SMS messaging as a service, announced today that it has received Shining Star and Rising Star awards for its industry-leading solutions in five categories at the ninth annual Mobile Star Awards program, hosted by MobileVillage.com, a top mobile technology news portal.

Clickatell has received awards in the following categories:

  •     Clickatell’s Bulk SMS Gateway won the Shining Star Award in the category of Enterprise Software: Messaging or Alerting
  •     Clickatell CEO Pieter de Villiers won the Shining Star Award in the category of Visionary: Enterprise Mobile Software or Services
  •     Clickatell’s Bulk SMS Gateway won the Rising Star Award in the category of Success Story: Marketing
  •     Clickatell’s Bulk SMS Gateway won the Rising Star Award in the category of Success Story: Banking
  •     Clickatell’s Bulk SMS Gateway won the Rising Star Award in the category of Enterprise Software: Commerce or Marketing

“It is an honor for the Clickatell team to receive recognition through these awards, especially given that winners were chosen by real users based upon proven results,” says Pieter de Villiers, CEO of Clickatell. “Clickatell pioneered business to consumer SMS in 2000 as a powerful mobile engagement channel and we now dominate the Personalized Priority Messaging landscape allowing businesses large and small to deliver high value, just”“in-time information to customers and consumers. This award is validation of Clickatell’s commitment to quality and delivery and justifies our continued investments in a robust infrastructure that provides a higher level of receipt, readership and response, making us unlike any other SMS provider.”

Clickatell’s SMS Gateway allows any business to connect employees, suppliers and customers anywhere, with any message, across almost any device. Clickatell allows users to send messages to almost any mobile phone in the world. Its high powered platform ensures reliable delivery of all messages, and its global coverage means that customers can reach 819 mobile networks in over 220 countries and territories.

About Clickatell, Inc.

Clickatell ““ the global leader in Personalized Priority Messaging through all mobile devices ““ is the largest Online SMS mobile messaging gateway in the world, covering 819 networks in 220 countries and territories, with the potential to reach 5 billion mobile phone users – more than 70 percent of the world’s population. Clickatell enables simpler, quicker and more verifiable delivery of high-value, just-in-time, individualized communications and associated mobile transactional services. Its carrier-grade mobile messaging solutions have been embraced by more than 13,000 enterprise, government, medium and small business customers and application developers. Founded in South Africa in 2000, Clickatell is based in Redwood City, Calif. To learn more, visit http://www.clickatell.com.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobileâ“¢ newsletter, a Mobile Mentorsâ“¢ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awardsâ“¢ program. Visit MobileVillage online at http://www.MobileVillage.com.

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