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December 05, 2011 06:45 ET

MobileMonday Toronto Hosts Ting

Canadian Company Aims to Revolutionize the American Mobile Market

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 5, 2011) -

Attention: Business and Technology Editors

On Monday December 5th, MobileMonday Toronto, Canada's leading mobile industry networking group, hosts Ting, a Canadian company that recently launched a mobile phone service in the United States.

Ting, owned and operated by Tucows Inc., aims to revolutionize mobile phone service with a mission to bring clarity and control to mobile services and help consumers save money. Taken from conception to launch in less than a year, TING aims to challenge the top three American telecom providers who collectively manage a quarter of a billion subscribers. In the United States, consumers have become investigators in trying to decipher charges on their monthly phone bills. Frustration levels are high and consumers have become desperate for alternatives.

"We are delighted to have Ting present at MobileMonday Toronto", said Alexander Bosika and Jim Brown. December has become a successful carrier anchor event to close the year with topical discussions on new products and services from innovative telecom providers. We expect Ting to present a compelling case for simple, clear phone services that consumers expect today."

Ken Schafer, EVP Products at Tucows noted that, "MobileMonday Toronto has become a fantastic mobile industry platform where professionals network and discuss the latest in mobile innovation, trends and best practices. I'm thrilled to be able to share, for the first time, what we've been working on at Ting with the Mobile Monday audience."

The December 5th meeting will take place at the MaRS facility, located at 101 College Street (south east corner of College and University). For more information about MobileMonday Toronto, Canada's largest mobile industry networking group, please visit: There is no cost to attend or become part of the MobileMonday community in Toronto. To stay in touch with the community, follow us on twitter @momotoronto. To tweet during our events or about related topics, please use #momoto, to help spread the word.

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About MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto ( is Canada's largest mobile industry networking group. Co-founded by Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown, the non-profit chapter held its first monthly event in June 2006. MobileMonday is the world's largest 'open source network' for mobile professionals with over 100 chapters globally.

MobileMonday Toronto's co-founders operate with a broad mandate to actively encourage and support Canadian innovation, business development, industry collaboration, and growth of the mobile sector in Toronto and in regions across Canada. Through its meetings, the chapter actively promotes business networking in a casual friendly, co-operative environment with like-minded mobile professionals. All MobileMonday Toronto monthly events are FREE unless otherwise noted and are held on the first Monday of each month from October through May excluding January. Attendance is open to anyone interested in the mobile industry, which includes telecom professionals, application developers, content creators, mobile startups, interactive agencies, industry analysts, venture capitalists and consumers.

In 2000, leading mobile professionals in Helsinki, Finland launched the first MobileMonday chapter. Based in Helsinki, current CEO Jari Tammisto manages the MobileMonday Global organization and works tirelessly to expand the reach of the MobileMonday brand worldwide. For more details about the global organization, please visit

MobileMonday Global frequently organizes the Global Summit, a forum for international business development, collaboration and networking. It also serves a planning session for chapter co-founders to meet and discuss matters of strategic importance to the 'open source network' and the mobile industry.

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