GetLisa to Provide Content and Multimedia Services to Long Lines Wireless
<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Boulder, Colorado – Feb. 6, 2007
Mobile customers to benefit from expanded line of multimedia offerings.
GetLisa Information Services Inc., a social media company focused on providing complete mobile content solutions to regional wireless carriers, signed an agreement with Long Lines Wireless, based in Sergeant Bluff, IA, to provide a full suite of multimedia content services beginning in the first quarter 2007.
As part of the agreement, GetLisa will host the community based LISA System - Local Information Service Assistant, a web and mobile portal that enables people, groups businesses and organizations to publish, share and receive local news, events and personalized information. Subscribers can post and set alerts for topics based on personal interests with updates easily made directly from the handset.
“We wanted to work with GetLisa because of their ability to deliver local content to our communities from a mobile perspective,” said Jerry Wilke, General Manager of Long Lines Wireless. “It’s a key strategy for us in helping to build our wireless services in some of the hard to reach rural areas.”
In addition to the LISA System, GetLisa will provide a full suite of multimedia content services. GetLisa has several agreements with national and premium content providers such as United Press International, AccuWeather, GoComics, Versaly and Lotto Factor. Mobile users can set alerts and download rich multimedia content such as ringtones, games and graphics directly from the LISA site.
About Long Lines Wireless - Long Lines, through its division Long Lines Wireless, added cell phone service to its communication offerings last year. Long Lines offers unique packages of telephone, television, Internet, and wireless services to more than 100 communities in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Long Lines is focused on building communication networks that meet the needs of rural communities and urban centers in the Upper Midwest.
The Long Lines Wireless local calling area includes the Iowa Great Lakes region, Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Omaha, Nebraska, as well as the entire Sioux City Metro area including South Sioux City and Dakota City in Nebraska and North Sioux City and Dakota Dunes in South Dakota. In Northwest Iowa, the coverage includes all or parts of 20 counties, expanding north to the Minnesota border, and follows the U.S. Highway 20 corridor east of Fort Dodge.
About GetLisa Information Services –GetLisa is a full service mobile media company with offices in Boulder, Colorado and Bellevue, Washington. The LISA mobile community portal, delivers highly targeted local, timely and actionable user-generated information. Additionally, GetLisa aggregates premium and multimedia content from multiple publishers to provide a complete mobile content solution to wireless service providers throughout North America.
For more information, please visit www.getlisa.com or contact:
Director of Marketing
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