Mobile Marketing Association Welcomes New Members | MMA
August 29, 2005
Mobile Marketing Association Welcomes New Members
Rapidly Growing Membership Reflects Value Top Marketers Place in the Mobile Channel

BELLEVUE, August 23 — The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) today announced that 27 new members have joined the association in the last few months. The Mobile Marketing Association is an action-oriented association designed to clear obstacles to market development, to establish standards and best practices for sustainable growth, and to evangelize the mobile channel for use by brands and third party content providers.

“We are thrilled to have these industry leaders join our association,” said Laura Marriott, MMA Executive Director. “Industry awareness and excitement about the power of the mobile channel has been steadily increasing. The MMA is at the center of this opportunity and will leverage its member’s strength and commitment to create collaborative guidelines and best practices for using mobile data to reach consumers.”

New MMA membership additions include: Buongiorno USA; Distributive Networks, LLC; Dwango Wireless; I-Jump; Juice Wireless, Inc.; JumpTap; Lucent Technologies; M:Metrics; Mobile Information Access (MIA); Mobile Messenger; Mobile Phone Applications (Mophap); NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.; Opera Telecom USA; Phonebites; Quigley Simpson Interactive; Simplewire; Sony Pictures Digital; TextingNow, LLC; The Concept Studio (“TCS”); Tira Wireless; USATODAY.com; US Cellnet Information, Inc.; Virtu Mobile; VML; Wireless Services Corp.; Yahoo!; and, Zapptrio.

The MMA also welcomes Rouben Haroutoonian, Executive Vice President, Dwango Wireless and Joe Barone, President, Virtu Mobile to the MMA Board of Directors.

About the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
The Mobile Marketing Association is an action-oriented association designed to clear obstacles to market development, to establish standards and best practices for sustainable growth, and to evangelize the mobile channel for use by brands and third party content providers. MMA members include agencies, advertisers, hand held device manufacturers, wireless operators and service providers, retailers, software and services providers, as well as any company focused on the potential of marketing via the mobile channel. The Mobile Marketing Association’s global headquarters are located in Bellevue, WA. For more information, please visit www.mmaglobal.com.

For more information:
Laura Marriott
Executive Director, Mobile Marketing Association
[email protected]
+1.303.881.9153