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Openwave Mobility's MOTIFY Wins Mobility TechZone's Product of the Year Award

The first real-time mobile notification app for operators is recognized for its innovation in Mobile Device Management

REDWOOD CITY, Calif -May 9, 2014- Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize mobile data, has won the Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) Mobility TechZone's Product of The Year Award for Mobile Device Management for its MOTIFY solution.

Launched at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, MOTIFY is a cloud and network-based context-aware mobile notification product that enables operators to provide real-time information to their subscribers. MOTIFY utilizes push notifications to deliver real-time two-way customer engagement for time critical and time sensitive events. In addition, MOTIFY offers analytics on when a subscriber receives the notification and when it is acted upon - allowing operators to better understand their users.

In fact, the judges particularly noted how MOTIFY includes contextual awareness to deliver notifications at precisely the right time for a subscriber to act upon it. They also praised MOTIFY's capability to offer operators analytics to help monitor and better understand how to engage with subscribers.

MOTIFY is a powerful tool to help operators address bill-shock, guaranteeing notifications to reach the subscriber and keeping them informed of time critical events. Subscribers can now be informed in real time before they incur additional charges such as when nearing or exceeding their data limits or using data while roaming. It is also a valuable tool to drive customer loyalty, capable of integrating seamlessly with customer incentive programs with personalised and timely offers.

"Subscribers need a solution that keeps them informed of their activity in real-time, a feature self-care apps, SMS and emails cannot deliver - but MOTIFY can," said John Giere, CEO at Openwave Mobility. "We are delighted that MOTIFY has been recognized for its innovation in such a short time since it was officially launched. This truly highlights the need for such a creative application in this industry space."

"TMC is proud to name Openwave Mobility's MOTIFY as our Mobile Device Management Product of The Year," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "MOTIFY once again proves that Openwave Mobility is not only at the cutting edge of innovation but really understand operators' needs."The Tech Zone Mobility Product of The Year Awards are a joint partnership between TMC and Crossfire Media.

Visit http://www.owmobility.com/ or contact [email protected] for more information.

About Openwave Mobility
Openwave Mobility enables operators to manage and monetize mobile data using the industry's most scalable, Layer7 SDN/NFV platform. The company operates within the policy control and charging (PCC) space and delivers Policy Engagement with solutions that include Video Optimization to eliminate data congestion, and Mobile Data Monetization and Analytics to increase ARPU through personalized data plans. These solutions are supplemented by Subscriber Data Management, providing a single consolidated store for policy and subscriber data, and Mobile Analytics, providing subscriber segmentation and Business Intelligence.

Openwave Mobility delivers over 40 billion transactions daily and over half a billion subscribers worldwide use data services powered by its solutions. The company's global customer base consists of over 40 of the largest communication service providers including AT&T, Du, KDDI, Rogers, Sprint, Telus, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Telstra, Virgin Mobile & Vodafone. Openwave Mobility is owned by Marlin Equity Partners, a leading investment firm with over a billion dollars of capital under management that has publicly committed to building the company through expanded investment in R&D. The company has built a robust portfolio of Intellectual Property, which is growing month-by-month, and has been recognized by Gartner as a 'Cool Vendor' in Communications Service Provider Operational and Business Infrastructure.

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Openwave Mobility and the Openwave Mobility logo are trademarks of Openwave Mobility Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. For more information about TMC, visit http://www.tmcnet.com/.

For further information
Sonus PR for Openwave Mobility
Johnny Truong
[email protected]
Tel: +1-415-830-4530

For APAC and EMEA Inquiries
Openwave Mobility
Martin Smith
Sonus PR
[email protected]
Tel: +44 20 7300 7216

TMC Contact
Jessica McCaffrey
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800 ext. 170
[email protected]

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