MocoSpace is Most Engaging Mobile Social Network in North America
Openwave Reports MocoSpace Engagement Tops MySpace and Facebook Mobile
BOSTON, MA - February 18, 2009 - Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV) has revealed that MocoSpace (http://www.mocospace.com
) engages consumers more effectively than any other social networking site on mobile including MySpace and Facebook.
The report, based on mobile internet traffic in North America, finds that social networking is the number one area of interest for mobile internet users. In addition, it found that MocoSpace members were more engaged with the site than any other site in the social networking category. According to the report MocoSpace members spent an average of 6.05 minutes per session versus 3.79 minutes for MySpace mobile users and 1.89 minutes for those using Facebook on the mobile phone.
"We're seeing how mobile companies like MocoSpace, who's product is built for the mobile environment, are able to serve mobile consumers in a way that brings down those barriers to engagement," said Kathleen Brush, interim vice president of marketing, Openwave.
"Very few, if any, companies have the depth and breadth of information that Openwave has, so it's very exciting that they are sharing some of this information. Of course, I'm happy that the information validates our own data, which indicate that MocoSpace is growing in popularity and relevance with mobile consumers in North America and throughout the world," said Justin Siegel, co-founder and CEO of MocoSpace.
Openwave Systems Inc is one of the world's leading software innovators enabling revenue-generating personalized services, which converge the mobile and broadband experience. The full release about the report can be found at http://wwww.openwave.com
Founded in 2005, MocoSpace is a mobile social community designed to help people find friends, have fun and stay connected
on their mobile phone. The service is free and available on any web-enabled mobile phone in the world. MocoSpace is a privately
held company with offices in Boston, MA and Herzliya, Israel. For more information, visit http://www.mocospace.com
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