SOURCE: 9 Squared

March 27, 2008 11:42 ET

9 Squared CEO, Brian Casazza, to Speak at CTIA

Casazza Selected to Discuss the Opportunities and Challenges in Mobile Social Networking

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - 9 Squared, a Zed Group company, is pleased to announce that CEO and co-founder, Brian Casazza, will be speaking at CTIA Wireless on April 1, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Casazza will be joining a panel of industry executives from T-Mobile, MySpace and Upoc for an in-depth discussion on the latest trends in mobile social networking. The session, "Mobilizing Community and Social Networks: Getting There From Here," begins at 3:30 pm (PDT) at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Casazza will leverage 9 Squared's legacy in working with top carriers and powering direct-to-consumer solutions to share learnings about consumer adoption of the mobile Web and his company's prediction for off-deck social networking growth. 9 Squared's parent company, Zed, is recognized as the leading global mobile content provider and has recently developed a Web 2.0-based mobile platform.

Casazza leads Zed's US operations and brings more than 10 years of experience in the telecom and entertainment industries. As CEO, he is largely responsible for the company's rapid expansion into the direct-to-consumer markets and leading business-to-business position as the #1 independent mobile content distributor in the United States. Casazza has formulated and secured agreements with major and independent music labels, wireless carriers, media companies and content providers in support of 9 Squared's rapid growth.

About 9 Squared, Inc.

9 Squared, a Zed Group company, is the #1 independent distributor of mobile content in the United States. Equipped with an industry-leading catalog of premium mobile content and extensive wireless distribution partnerships, 9 Squared's competencies expand the entire value chain of mobile media solutions including best-in-breed mobile distribution technology, direct-response marketing, content programming and merchandizing expertise. 9 Squared is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. To learn more visit www.9squared.com.

About Zed

Zed develops and markets entertainment and community products and services for mobile and the Internet. The company is the leading mobile value-added services (MVAS) player in the world in terms of revenue and geographical footprint. Zed operates in more than 50 countries, including Europe's largest markets, USA and China and holds agreements with 110 wireless operators all over the world. For more information visit: www.zed.com, or www.zed.biz.