February 28, 2012 14:17 ET

mBlox Delivers 5 Billion Application-to-Person Interactions in 2011

Tenth Year of Fast Growth for the Mobile Interaction Specialist

SUNNYVALE, CA and LONDON--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2012) - mBlox, the mobile interaction and payment specialist, today announces another record year with 5 billion application-to-person interactions processed in 2011.

The total number of unit-billed interactions processed worldwide by the company grew on a like-for-like basis by 17%, and revenues from its SMS business increased by 19%. This growth occurred both in established markets, such as EMEA, where volumes increased by 29%, and in growth markets such as Asia Pacific, where volume grew by more than 120%.

mBlox processed an average of over 10 million standard rate application-to-person text messages every day during 2011. Its scalable global infrastructure ensured that nearly 90% of these messages were delivered into the mobile networks for delivery within less than one second. Messages reached the destination mobile handsets, where available, in an average time of under 10 seconds. In addition, consumers sent texts to enterprises enabled by the mBlox network at the rate of 20 messages every second.

Andrew Bud, founder and CSO of mBlox, says, "Throughout 2011, mBlox continued its investment program in new smartphone technologies, expanding the range of options available to brands that want to communicate with consumers. These technologies build on and complement the continuing growth and success of mBlox's global application-to-person SMS messaging and mobile commerce businesses."

About mBlox
mBlox is a mobile interaction and payment specialist that provides enterprises and solution providers with the fastest and most reliable way to engage with their customers on mobile devices without compromising on security. mBlox delivers a combination of software and services that allow businesses and solution providers to create mobile solutions with the greatest possible reach. Backed by leading venture capital firms, mBlox offers a network of more than 800 operators in over 180 countries, covering over 90% of the world's population.

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