OTC Bulletin Board : OWHC


November 27, 2006 09:30 ET

AskMeNow Announces Plans for Name Change From Ocean West Holding Corporation to AskMeNow Inc.

IRVINE, CA--(CCNMatthews - November 27, 2006) - AskMeNow (OTCBB: OWHC), the leader in intelligent mobile answers, today announced its change of its name from Ocean West Holding Corporation to AskMeNow, Inc. to be effective on or about December 15, 2006.

The approval is based on recent SEC acceptance of the Corporation's Schedule 14C Information Statement and the amended periodic reports. Operating as D/B/A AskMeNow in the past, AskMeNow will simplify its communications by adopting its new name and new stock symbol which will be announced in December.

"The name change marks an important step in AskMeNow's maturation as a mobile leader," said AskMeNow CEO, Darryl Cohen. "We are excited about the direction of the service and our opportunities for growth under a united brand."

About AskMeNow

AskMeNow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ocean West Holding Corporation, is the easiest, most convenient way to access information on the Internet or from local content from your cell phone or mobile PDA device. The first mobile lifestyle network, AskMeNow utilizes its proprietary technology to offer a natural language based interaction and dynamic content provision platform designed for simple and quick information retrieval. The Company generates revenues through per usage fees and one to one contextual mobile advertising sponsorships. AskMeNow launched officially in November 2005. The Company is based in Irvine, California. Please click on for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • AskMeNow Media Relations
    Curtis Hougland
    Attention PR
    (P): 212.204.9215
    AskMeNow Investor Relations
    Matt Bloom
    CJB Group Inc.
    (P): 561.544.4950