SOURCE: Clickatell


December 09, 2009 01:00 ET

Clickatell Sweeps 2009 Mobile Star Awards™

Noted for Enterprise Software Messaging, Marketing, Mobile Development, New Heights Customer Success, and CEO Recognized as 'Wireless' Visionary

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - December 9, 2009) - Clickatell today announces several award wins in the eighth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by mobile technology news portal 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:

"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 and get started sending messages to their customers for convenient, intimate, and high value mobile communications."

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

About Clickatell

Clickatell enables businesses, governments and communities to leverage the ubiquity of mobile messaging to inform, alert, notify, transact, interact and share information. Delivering mobile messaging solutions since 2000, Clickatell is a global leader in mobile communications specializing in SMS messaging as a services across 815+ mobile networks in 220+ countries, Clickatell serves 10,000+ customers including several of the Fortune 500, leading governments and communities globally. Clickatell has also formed strategic partnerships with a number of industry leaders including RSA Data Security, Entrust, S1, mFoundry, Fundamo, IBM, and others. Clickatell products and services increase customer acquisition, improve loyalty and build trusted brands through direct, personal, easy, and immediate communications. Backed by Sequoia and Ethos, Clickatell is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and has offices in South Africa.

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