Amika Mobile Corporation

Amika Mobile Corporation

May 20, 2009 11:00 ET

Amika Mobile Scores Triple Win with Awards for Innovative Emergency Alerting and Mass Notification Solution

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 20, 2009) - Amika Mobile, a leading provider of emergency alerting and mass notification solutions over WiFi, SMS, Web, Email and Voice, announces three awards.

Silicon Valley's Telecom Council selected Amika Mobile as having the best communication solution out of 100 start-ups. The Global Service Provider members of the Council voted to honor Amika Mobile with the 2009 Alexander Graham Bell Award. This award was announced at the Service Provider SPIFFY award gala held in San Jose, CA in February. "Telecom is really about helping people communicate, connecting many with many, or connecting people to machines. This award recognizes the company that advanced the noble cause of improving telecommunications," stated Thomas Jakob from Swisscom, in describing the award.

IDC analyst firm has recognized Amika Mobile as one of Canada's Top 10 fast rising mobile consumer and enterprise solution companies. Amika Mobile was profiled for its innovative technology in emergency alerting broadcasts over WiFi hotspots in addition to its market opportunity in mass notification.

The Ottawa start-up was also named to the Branham 300 Top 25 Up and Comers list that recognizes leaders of tomorrow within the ICT industry. Companies were selected for their innovation, uniqueness and long-term potential. According to Branham, "their offerings represent some of the leading trends in the industry. From mobile broadcasting and corporate community collaboration, to social media monitoring, these companies are leading the progression of technology within Canada."

"We are very honored to receive such prestigious recognition and are very excited by our WiFi emergency alerting capability which pushes the envelope in reaching people through broadcast over WiFi hotspots and potentially saving their lives without having to pre-register their phone numbers or email addresses", said Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima, Amika Mobile's CEO.

About Amika Mobile Corporation

Amika Mobile is privately held and specializes in mass notification emergency alerting solutions over WiFi and SMS as well as in critical email-to-SMS mobile content alerts. The emergency alerts are ideal for those concerned with public safety as per FEMA's FPC 65 directive for emergency notification systems. Its mobile content solutions are independent of device, platform or carrier. Amika Mobile sells its products through partners, system integrators, service providers and platform vendors initially focusing on North America and Europe with later expansion to Asia. All copyrights, trademarks and trade names are property of Amika Mobile. http://www.amikamobile.com/

A Corporate Overview of Amika Mobile Corporation is available at : http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/amika1.pdf

Contact Information

  • Amika Mobile Corporation
    Marilyn Eustace
    Media Relations
    613-302-6648
    contact@amikamobile.com
    or
    Amika Mobile Corporation
    Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima
    President/CEO
    613-302-6648