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ClearSky Aligns with the mGive Foundation to Enable Charitable Giving via Premium SMS

ClearSky Mobile Media, Inc., a leading provider of mobile data services and content to regional wireless carriers, today announced its alignment with The mGive Foundation to facilitate mobile donations from wireless subscribers via premium SMS (P-SMS).

Billions of charitable dollars were donated last year via text messaging, as thousands of charities integrated mobile donations into their fundraising efforts. Support for short codes allows consumers to make contributions to their charity of choice directly from their mobile phones.

“Providing our carrier clients’ subscribers the convenience of charitable giving via P-SMS is another example of how ClearSky is taking the lead by offering a much broader messaging initiative for regional wireless carriers,” says ClearSky EVP of Sales & Marketing Tony Tagliareni. “Look to ClearSky to expand our P-SMS offering in the near future. We believe a comprehensive P-SMS offering, in conjunction with the recent launch of our Multi-G SMS platform, increases our value proposition and reinforces ClearSky’s position as the premier provider of mobile data services to regional wireless carriers.”

“Mobile giving campaigns are quickly becoming a mainstay of nonprofit fundraising efforts,” said Jenifer Snyder, executive director of The mGive Foundation. “Because of the commitment of organizations like ClearSky, nonprofits will benefit by being able to reach additional donors who previously couldn’t participate in these innovative and dynamic mobile giving campaigns.”

ClearSky Signs MTPCS, LLC For Complete Mobile Entertainment Solution

ClearSky Mobile Media, Inc., a leading provider of mobile data services and content to wireless service providers, today announced the deployment of its Messaging Platform, Mobile Web Browsing and Unified Media Center to MTPCS, LLC.

With ClearSky’s Mobile Entertainment package, MTPCS subscribers can send and receive multimedia messages, browse their favorite sites, and access ClearSky’s content-rich catalog, complete with major label ringtones and other pay-per-download (PPD) content via carrier branded WAP and Web portals that serve as a single storefront for all content types.

“ClearSky is an exact fit for our needs,” said Jonathan Foxman, President and CEO at MTPCS, LLC d/b/a Cellular One. “Their team is experienced in virtually every aspect of the wireless data field; their superior knowledge and vast variety of hosted services deliver immediate value for our company and most importantly, our subscribers.”

“MTPCS’ deployment of ClearSky’s suite of hosted services further proves our suitability for regional wireless carriers,” said Tony Tagliareni, ClearSky’s EVP of sales and marketing. “As a one-stop shop for all mobile data products and services, ClearSky enables our clients to drive higher data ARPU, increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, and compete effectively with top-tier national carriers.”