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Amika Mobile Scores Triple Win with Awards for Innovative Emergency Alerting and Mass Notification Solution
Ottawa, 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.
Telecom Council of Silicon Valley 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.
Amika Mobile is privately held and specializes in emergency mass notification solutions. Its vision is Save Lives on Any Device Any Network. Its AMS products alert over WiFi, SMS, Email, VoIP, PA systems, Message Boards and the Web. It also delivers critical email-to-SMS 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 solutions are device and network independent. Amika Mobile has won 12 awards and was named an IDC Top 10 Mobile Solution to watch. Amika Mobile sells products through partners and system integrators and it OEMs to service providers and platform vendors focusing on North America and Europe with later expansion to Asia. All copyrights, trademarks and trade names are property of Amika Mobile. See www.amikamobile.com.
Contacts
Amika Mobile Corporation
Contact: Ghanwa El-Hoss
Title: Media Relations
Phone: 613-599-4445 x142
Email: email
Contact: Dr. Suhayya Abu-Hakima
Title: President/ CEO
Phone: 613-599-4445 x142