Expansion of Aepona’s App Ecosystem Program enables a new generation of mobile social media applications
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CTIA WIRELESS, ORLANDO FLA. – 23rd March 2011 – Aepona, the market leader in Network as a Service (NaaS) solutions, and airG, the world’s leading mobile social entertainment provider, today announced a partnership that will help Mobile Operators generate new revenues by combining airG’s suite of mobile social entertainment applications with the mobile network and billing features made available by Aepona’s platform.
The partnership marks the continued development of Aepona’s Application Ecosystem Partner program, which is designed to connect in-market applications and developer communities to Aepona’s Mobile Operator customers, creating immediate new revenue sources for operators and new routes to market for Aepona’s partners.
Through the partnership, Aepona and airG will work together to identify new customers for mobile network-enabled social media applications.
“Working with Aepona allows airG to easily enhance the features of our social entertainment applications with mobile network capabilities such as location, messaging and real-time voice communications”, said Vincent Yen, Co-Founder of airG. “The partnership provides us the ability to offer mobile operators not only a new set of applications for their customers, but the means for driving additional traffic to their network.”
Kevin Wagner, Aepona’s SVP of Corporate Marketing and Business Development, commented: “airG is one of the world’s most successful mobile social entertainment companies, with more than 55 million unique users across 40 countries. This partnership means that Aepona can bring a large community of users to our mobile operator customers, and allow them to fully exploit the valuable assets they are exposing through our platform.”
Aepona is a pioneer and global market leader in bringing Mobile Intelligence to Cloud Computing. For more than a decade, Aepona has been supplying state-of-the-art, Telco-grade software products to the global communications industry. Our products have been deployed with over 25 mobile operators and service providers across North America, EMEA and Asia, processing in excess of 1.2 billion network and payment transactions per month and enabling more than $1 billion in annual revenues for service providers, mobile operators, application partners and content providers.
Aepona provides the software engine that powers the convergence of open mobile networks, mobile cloud computing, on-demand enterprise solutions, and web & mobile applications, opening up new low-friction commercial channels between multiple diverse industries and vertical market segments. Aepona’s solution, when deployed either by Mobile Operators or cross-network Mobile Cloud Providers, makes it easy for enterprise solution providers and web or mobile application developers to turbo-charge and bill for a wide variety of applications and services, enriching them with powerful mobile network features and intelligence – available on-demand via the mobile cloud.
Aepona is also the technology provider for the GSMA’s OneAPI initiative. For more information, visit www.aepona.com.
airG is the world’s leading mobile social entertainment provider, with more than 55 million cumulative unique users in more than 40 countries. airG’s mobile social entertainment products and services generate billions of page impressions each month and have a proven track record of increasing customer affinity for more than 100 mobile operators including the Telefonica Group, Telstra, Orange Group, Vodafone, AT&T and Telcel. airG is private and profitable, and was founded in 2000 in Vancouver, Canada.
The company also has offices across the USA, Europe and Asia. airG is one of British Columbia’s Top 55 Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. For more information and to join airG visit www.airg.com.
For further information contact:
Vice President Marketing, Aepona
T: +44 7734 318210