DUBAI AND SARASOTA, Fla. - July 8, 2013 (Investorideas.com newswire) via PRWEB - Ignivia Technologies FZCO, a leading services provider, and MobileBits Corp., (OTCBB: MBIT), provider of the SAMYSMmobile marketing and engagement network, today announced they have signed a multi-year, exclusive master agreement to sell SAMY in Turkey and the Middle East's Gulf Cooperation Council Region (GCC), which includes the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Lebanon.
SAMY is the award-winning, patent-pending direct mobile marketing
and engagement network that enables merchants and shopping centers to
extend their brand to popular smartphones and engage with new and
existing customers. SAMY also provides merchants an easy way to quickly
integrate all the important retail touch points including point of sale
(POS), gift cards, mobile offers, loyalty systems and more into one
single, synchronized mobile platform.
"MobileBits has been gaining significant inroads in the European
and American markets; we are delighted with this partnership and look
forward to contributing to its continued success by adding another
success story in the Middle East. There is a particularly robust outlook
for mobile marketing and engagement solutions and our role will be to
bring the best benefits and experience to both retailers and end users,"
said Mr. Yousef Shreim, President, Igniva Technologies.
According to AT Kearney, four of the Gulf States are in the top 20
countries of the 2013 Global Retail Development index with the UAE
ranked fifth (5th), Kuwait ninth (9th), Saudi Arabia sixteenth (16th)
and Oman seventeenth (17th).
"The Middle East has emerged as a hotbed of technology initiatives
given the aggressive modernization projects being undertaken across the
region. We view this as a very important strategic move that will
strengthen both MobileBits and Igniva Technologies' presence in the
region," added Mr. Yousef Shreim.
"We welcome the teams in the GCC region and Turkey. We believe that
our SAMY re-seller model is uniquely designed for partners who have the
ability to operate and manage the SAMY program in their country of
experience," said Walter Kostiuk, President & CEO of MobileBits.
"Ignivia brings an important sales and support component which will
enable them to deliver tremendous value to the region's merchants and
The GCC is the third territory where MobileBits has signed
agreements with a master reseller partner to distribute SAMY. Earlier,
MobileBits signed master agreements with partners in Italy and Russia,
who recently expanded their partnership to include Ukraine; bringing the
new total number of countries to sixteen (16).
About MobileBits Corporation
MobileBits, provider of SAMY, the fast growing 'Mobile Mall' that
provides any merchant, retailer or brand with an out-of-the box, ready
to deploy, mobile commerce platform to connect with consumers in their
local area and help increase sales in the physical store. The solution
provides businesses a complete set of tools to connect with, create and
manage mobile campaigns, deals, offers, commerce, loyalty and rewards to
a subscribed mobile consumer. For more information, visit http://www.mobilebits.com or http://www.samy.com.
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