May 11th, 2012
Portland startups gain international acclaim: Urban Airship wins big at CTIA
When it comes to the wireless industry, CTIA is one of the biggest shows. And a local Portland company was just recognized as one of the most promising new technologies.
Urban Airship has been named the “Best Emerging Mobile Marketing & Advertising Solution” at CTIA.
Online judging for the 15 awards categories was conducted by a panel of media and industry analysts. Nearly 250 entries were judged based on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall “wow” factor.
“We’re extremely pleased to take the top spot in a burgeoning and highly competitive category at one of the wireless industry’s biggest shows,” said Scott Kveton, CEO and co-founder, Urban Airship in a press release. “Push notifications extend the functionality of apps to the home screen of smartphones and it’s clear the market is charged about the potential of good push to drive greater engagement.”
As the most globally deployed service for push notifications and messaging, Urban Airship enables mobile apps to deliver exceptional customer service experiences to better engage and monetize mobile audiences. With more than 65,000 apps on the service, the company has seen its volume of push notifications delivered double in the past four months surpassing more than 20B push messages delivered since the company started in 2009.
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