Openwave Receives High Honors in the 2011 Mobile Star Awards™
Openwave Price Plan Innovation and Openwave Email Mx Awarded in SUPERSTAR Category; Openwave Amplicity Named a RISING STAR
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Openwave Systems Inc . (NASDAQ:OPWV), a global software innovator and the inventor of the mobile internet, today announced that Openwaves Price Plan Innovation solution and Openwave (OPWV) ® Email Mx email platform have both been named SUPERSTAR winners and Openwave ® Amplicity" was named a RISING STAR in the tenth annual Mobile Star Awards" program hosted by the mobile technology news and events site MobileVillage.com. This is Openwaves third consecutive year to be recognized by Mobile Star Awards.
Openwave was recognized in the following categories:
- Openwaves Price Plan Innovation solution won the SUPERSTAR Award in the category Operator Solutions: Customer or Device Management
- Openwave Email Mx won the SUPERSTAR Award in the category Operator Solutions: Email or Messaging
- Openwave Amplicity tied with Kony Platform in the RISING STAR category Enterprise Software: Application Development.
As in past years, the Mobile Star Awards program showcases "best of" entries in dozens of categories covering including mobile apps, wireless network solutions, enterprise mobile software, enterprise success stories, technology visionaries, and more.
The Mobile Star Awards pits today's most exciting new mobile products and companies against established competitors, and the thousands of mobile-savvy readers of 'Go Mobile' choose the winners, says Mobile Star Awards director Gary Thayer. In this way, winners are chosen by real users who really love the product. And both the nominees and winners are respected in the mobile industry as the new 'stars' to watch.
As pioneers of the mobile internet, Openwave has enabled many of the industrys first deployments of mobile internet browsing and messaging technologies, including photo messaging, said Mike Mulica, CEO, Openwave. We are honored that our innovative mediation and messaging products were recognized by Mobile Village.
Openwave ® Price Plan Innovation solution helps operators think broadly about data price plans and align subscriber expectations and perceived value with services offered. By uniquely monitoring and analyzing cross-device data usage in real time and notify subscribers through context-driven, on-screen methods, the Openwave PPI solution enables operators to produce effective market-segmented plans with higher adoption rates.
Openwave ® Email Mx is an extensible, carrier-scale platform that provides a rich, high-performance messaging experience across wireline and wireless networks at a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The past few years have seen a significant change in subscriber expectations, when it comes to message and content storage. Subscribers now expect their email service provider to offer infinite storage with ubiquitous access from any device. The latest release of Email Mx specifically addresses the "storage tsunami" problem by enabling the use of low-cost storage hardware to keep spiraling storage costs under control.
Openwave Amplicity is an ecosystem monetization solution that helps operators leverage the value of their networks to improve the way content is distributed and monetized on the mobile web. It is an operator-supported, open development platform that lets app developers transcend individual operating systems to reach a much larger, but still highly targeted audience.
Winners were chosen by subscribers of MobileVillage's "Go Mobile"" a free bi-weekly email newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile technology stories on popular websites including: Cnet, Mashable, BGR, Engadget, PC World, Computerworld, and many others. "Go Mobile" was launched nearly 12 years ago and is now read by thousands of readers.
In 2010, Openwave tied with two other companies for SUPERSTAR status in the Operator Solutions: Applications & Media Delivery category for Openwave ® Passport and Openwave ® Media Optimizer, and received RISING STAR recognition in the "Operator Solutions: Customer or Device Management" category for Openwave ® Analytics: Data Mediation Edition (DME).
About Openwave Systems
Openwave Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:OPWV) is a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions that enable communication service providers and the broader ecosystem to create and deliver smarter services.
Building on its mobile data heritage, Openwave mobilizes the Internet with predictive solutions fueled by real-time analytics that mediate among different ecosystem elements, comprehensively permitting the enhancement of IP traffic. The result can provide customers with a 360-degree view of their network, devices and services, and enables them to proactively optimize network resources, quickly launch smart mobile services, and provide a contextually relevant user experience.
Openwave is a global company with a blue chip customer base spanning North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Openwave is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Openwave and the Openwave logo are trademarks of Openwave Systems Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
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 Mobile" newsletter, a Mobile Mentors" program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards" program. Visit MobileVillage online at www.MobileVillage.com.
MobileVillage®, the Mobile Star Awards", and Go Mobile" are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
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Source: Openwave Systems Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2011