09 December 2009

Clickatell Sweeps 2009 Mobile Star Award™

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Clickatell today announces several award wins in the eighth annual Mobile Star Award™ program, hosted by mobile technology news portal MobileVillage.com. Recognized for its exemplary work and contributions to the mobile industry worldwide, Clickatell won in the following five categories:

  • Enterprise Software: Marketing / Advertising: Shining Star

  • Enterprise Software: Messaging / Alerting System: Superstar

  • Developer & Enterprise Software: Application Development: Rising Star

  • Customer Success Story: Commerce / Marketing: New Heights - SuperStar

  • Visionary: Wireless Network Solutions: Pieter de Villers - Shining Star

The Mobile Star Awards program showcases "best of" entries in dozens of categories including mobile applications, enterprise mobile software, wireless network products, enterprise success stories, mobile industry visionaries, and more. For the full list of winners, visit: Mobile Village.

"Because 'Go Mobile' readers are the industry's most savvy mobile business users, Clickatell can claim they are the users' choice in these categories," says Gary Thayer, Mobile Star Awards Director. "Clickatell was chosen by real users based on real results, not hype. In addition to continuing to watch this remarkable mobile market develop, we look forward to watching Clickatell as they continue to provide winning mobile messaging services in the coming year."

Winners were chosen by subscribers of MobileVillage's "Go Mobile™" - a free e-newsletter that delivers headlines from top mobile technology stories on popular websites such as Cnet, Engadget, Gizmodo, PC Magazine, Computerworld, AppScout, and others. "Go Mobile" was launched nearly ten years ago and is published every three weeks to thousands of readers.

Pieter de Villers, Clickatell CEO and founder commented, "We're honored to receive these awards and thank all of those who voted. We especially pride ourselves on the Mobile Development award and the Commerce award with New Heights, highlighting our customers. We strive to make it easy for them to come to Clickatell.com and get started sending messages to their customers for convenient, intimate, and high value mobile communications."

About Clickatell

We create a better world through technology, making commerce in chat accessible for everyone, everywhere. Consumers can now connect with brands to find goods and services, make purchases, track orders, and resolve issues with a simple text or chat. No need for cash, phone calls, in-person interactions, or apps. Founded in 2000 with now over 10,000 customers, Clickatell is powering the digital commerce transformation. Clickatell is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA and has offices in Canada, South Africa, and Nigeria (www.clickatell.com).

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