CRE8 Transitions Business Operations to the United States
April 4, 2007 (Christchurch, New Zealand) - CRE8 Limited (NZX: PLS), a leading provider of content, connectivity and network services for mobile operators, brands and media companies worldwide, announced today that it will transition its business operations to Austin, Texas, USA in July of this year.
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Christopher Tiensch, CEO of CRE8 said: “The establishment of CRE8’s business operations in Austin is a natural progression as the Company grows. As previously announced, CRE8 has recently acquired three businesses in Latin America, employing approximately 100 people. Our operations in Texas will assist in integrating those businesses and help strengthen the Company’s goal to become the dominant provider in the field of mobile entertainment services in Latin America, whilst also giving the Company a presence in North America from which to grow.”
Austin continues to develop its reputation and its infrastructure as a global center for high-tech development companies. The Austin area is a pre-eminent center of technology, innovation and commercial development, as well as a rich resource for talented people.
CRE8 will continue to serve customers from its offices in Mexico City, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore and Guernsey. The Company’s Isle of Man office will be closed shortly.
CRE8 (NZAX: PLS) is a leading provider of content, connectivity and network services for mobile operators, brands and media companies worldwide. CRE8 is a subsidiary company of Plus SMS Holdings Limited. For more information visit: www.cre-eight.com
For media enquiries, contact: Christopher Tiensch. Tel: +44 1481 735 555.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />