SOURCE: Single Touch Interactive

April 19, 2010 20:03 ET

Single Touch Crosses Borders With New Mobile Advertising Patent Grant

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  Single Touch Interactive (OTCBB: SITO), a recognized leader in mobile marketing, has been granted a broad mobile advertising patent in Canada, strengthening its already powerful mobile advertising and streaming media patent portfolio.

With its large and growing mobile advertising patent portfolio, Single Touch is well positioned to exploit the very hot mobile advertising market throughout North America. Adding the mobile advertising patent in Canada bolsters the Company's ever growing reach and allows the company to support major brands and retailers across the border. Since October, Single Touch has seen messaging volume from its retail partners grow by 21% month over month, and now the company can add additional messaging while serving more territories with its Enhanced Services Platform.

"Extending Single Touch's advertising patent portfolio and increasing our messaging reach for our retailers is the Holy Grail," said Anthony Macaluso, Chairman and CEO of Single Touch, adding "it is the icing on the cake, watching our messaging grow month over month, complemented by our undying Enhanced Services Platform (ESP) and strong IP position."

About Single Touch Interactive

Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO) provides wireless operators, consumer brands, and retailers with innovative mobile marketing and commerce delivery solutions. Single Touch Systems' powerful portfolio of voice, data, SMS and commerce products are delivered via its patented Enhanced Services Platform (ESP). Single Touch Systems' pioneering products are designed to be simple and easy to use and its Mobile Dialing Codes (MDCs) have won several industry awards for innovation and direct response. For more information please visit www.singletouch.net.

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