iMOBMEDIA Partners with Dubai-Based Contec Technologies to Target 300 Million Mobile Customers in MENA & GCC Regions
15 November 2016
iMOBMEDIA, the Irish mobile media marketing technology company, has signed a strategic partner agreement with Dubai-based Contec Technologies, to deliver sophisticated, revenue-generating products and supply the latest in mobile media advertising services to mobile operators and publishers throughout the GCC, where demand for enhancing customer experience mobile offerings is higher than the US and Europe.
The announcement was made during Enterprise Ireland's trade mission to KSA and the U.A.E. led by Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. As well as strengthening its position in the region, iMOBMEDIA expects the partnership to create further growth represented in investment and additional personnel in the company's Dublin HQ, as well as, helping to scale and expand its reach across the fast growing CGG and MENA region.
Mobile advertising revenue is challenging desktop and iMOBMEDIA's innovative solutions offer a unique advantage in the media advertising space. Combining the technology expertise and market reach of the two companies marks a significant step forward, adding value for GCC customers in an increasingly 'digital-hungry' marketplace, and enabling operators to meet their needs and exceed expectations. It's a real step change in targeting audiences that are digitally savvy and active.
Welcoming the announcement Minister Flanagan said:
"Helping Irish companies to build mutually beneficial business partnerships in the Middle East is a key priority for Enterprise Ireland. Today's announcement by iMOBMEDIA is a great example of what is possible for innovative Irish companies in this dynamic market, and I wish them every success for the future".
Brendan Conway, CEO, iMOBMEDIA said:
"According to a recent report by A.K. Kearney - 'The GCC Telecom Consumer of the Future', 42% of mobile customers in the GCC are using mobile Internet and apps, as opposed to 36% in the US and 25% in Europe. With that in mind, we believe there is a clear opportunity for regional operators to tap into and iMOBMEDIA's mobile ad delivery solutions are the perfect fit for GCC operators to drive high-quality digital ad service offerings that enhance customer experience."
iMOBMEDIA has launched new data-driven mobile advertising solutions for operators and publishers globally, enabling to manage millions of mobile user profiles, deliver targeted audiences and ad campaigns. iMOBMEDIA provides an industry leading platform for Data Management and Digital Advertising. We help our customers gain a deeper understanding of their target audience by analysing digital content consumption from the digital ecosystem. The insights generated from the iMOBMEDIA platform informs our clients media strategies to deliver significant ROI for our customers.
iMOBMEDIA's success in leveraging Operator's big data (first-party data) to deliver mobile advertising to targeted audiences makes an ideal extension to Contec Technologies' range of mobile telecom payment services.
Mr. Roy, Managing Director, Contec Technologies said:
"We have massive reach here in the Middle East and Central Africa region incorporating the GCC countries. The Mobile Operators who we currently deal with have more than 300 Million customers. This represents a great opportunity for both iMOBMEDIA and Contec Technologies in partnering to solve the challenges faced by operators."
Kevin Sherry, Executive Director Global Business Development at Enterprise Ireland said:
"Last year, exports of Enterprise Ireland backed companies to GCC region increased by 12% to over €507m with further strong growth projected this year. iMOBMEDIA's partnership with Contec Technologies is another clear example of the type of opportunities that exist for innovative and ambitious Irish companies in the region. Our teams in Ireland and the Middle East will continue to work with iMOBMEDIA to grow export sales to the GCC region, offering them the opportunity to scale and contributing directly to jobs growth and prosperity at home in Ireland".
iMOBMEDIA is a mobile media marketing technology company that provides data-driven mobile advertising solutions for publishers and mobile operators globally. From managing millions of mobile user profiles, to delivering targeted audiences and ad campaigns, iMOBMEDIA provides an industry leading platform for Data Management and Digital Advertising.
Our mobile advertising solution includes a rich media and location based advertising platform integrated to premium exchanges, data management and audience profiling platform and an innovative on-device app discovery solution, complete with ad-sales and ad-operation teams. Office locations: Dublin (HQ), London, Dubai and Johannesburg.
About Contec Technologies
Established in 2011, Contec Technologies (CT) is a holding company headquartered in Dubai that invests in any venture that has a growth potential in existing, emerging, or new markets. The company is being led by industry experts from both telecom and payment industries with irrefutable domain expertise. At present, the company has its operations in the UAE, India, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan (opening in Myanmar and Nepal soon). The company's technology practices cater to two industries: Telecom and Payments. Its Telecom branch offers Cloud services, SDN/NFV, and VAS. Its Payment Technologies focus on Wallet "NOWNOW" and mPOS "YouCloud".
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