Shortlisted for prestigious 2012 ME Award
London and Littleton, Mass., October 2, 2012: Digital music specialist Livewire Mobile (otcmarkets: LVWR) has been named a finalist in the prestigious Best Music Service Provider category at this year’s ME Awards, alongside major digital music industry names like Spotify and Shazam.
This year’s award will be presented at a ceremony in London’s Royal Garden Hotel on Thursday, November 29th.
The ME Awards have been running since 2006 and Livewire Mobile or its 2010 acquisition FoneStarz has been nominated as a finalist every year. In 2006 and 2008 FoneStarz won the Best Imaging Company award.
Livewire Mobile Chief Executive Matthew Stecker said: “Music is at the heart of the services we provide around the world, including Tier-1 Operators in North America, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
“When we recently announced new deals in the USA with Sprint and MetroPCS, we highlighted the range of digital music services we are now working on. This is a market where the customer expects more than the traditional download service and that is what we provide.
“Livewire Mobile is working on a number of digital music concept products, including our new Unlimited Music service Siren on Public Mobile in Canada and our music discovery application Rumpus, on Android and iOS, which provides a wide range of choice to consumers.”
Mr Stecker said: “The ME Awards have become the highlight of the mobile entertainment calendar and we look forward to competing against some of the biggest names in the industry for the title of Best Music Service Provider.”
The full list of finalists for the Best Music Service Provider award: Livewire Mobile, Spotify, Shazam, Deezer, Omnifone, Flowd, 24/7 Entertainment, Nokia, Mobile Roadie.
Livewire Mobile runs digital entertainment solutions for carriers in nine countries, as well as for OEMs and other partners. Its ringback solution is deployed in ten countries worldwide. It is opening a new office in Washington DC to help support its rapid expansion, adding to its offices in Littleton, Mass, St Ives, Cambs, in the UK and Montreal in Canada.
About Livewire Mobile
Livewire Mobile, Inc. (otcmarkets: LVWR) is a Mobile Internet powerhouse with one of the most comprehensive one-stop digital entertainment solutions for network operators, consumer device manufacturers, brands and media companies entering the mobile market. The company’s integrated suite of content services includes full-track music, applications, video, games, ringback tones, ringtones, e-books and more as well as application and portal development, mobile advertising solutions, integrated content publishing and merchandising, and turnkey managed VAS operations. For more information, please visit www.livewiremobile.com.
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