CBS Partners With Medio To Integrate Mobile Search And Search Advertising Into CBS Mobile Websites

San Francisco - October 23, 2007. In a U.S. industry first, CBS Mobile has teamed up with Medio, Inc., the leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, to add search capabilities and search-enabled advertising opportunities to its CBS Mobile websites. This partnership marks a significant milestone for both companies in driving a standard for delivering easy-to-access mobile content to a growing mobile Internet audience, projected by eMarketer to exceed 750 million users worldwide by 2010. Under the agreement, Medio will provide CBS Mobile users the ability to easily search and navigate content on CBS Sports Mobile (http://wap.cbssports.com), CBS Mobile News (http://wap.cbsnews.com), and CW Mobile (http://wap.cwtv.com) websites. The partnership also expands the wide-ranging menu of advertising options CBS mobile […]
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Medio Appoints Ben Tatton-Brown as Head of Advertising Sales for Europe

London, UK - October 8, 2007. Mobile search and advertising provider, Medio Inc., today announced that it has appointed Ben Tatton-Brown to the newly created position of Head of Advertising Sales for EMEA. Supporting the rollout of Medio’s combined search and advertising technology, Mr. Tatton-Brown will be responsible for driving advertising and publishing sales for the Medio MobileNow Ad Network in all European regions. Based in London, he will help Medio to develop strategic relationships with mobile publishers, advertisers and agencies in the market. With 10 years search advertising and mobile experience in France and the UK, Mr. Tatton-Brown has a long track record of success in online advertising and publishing network sales. He has worked for companies including Pitch Entertainment […]
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Medio Expands Mobile Search to Europe, Partners with T-Mobile International

London, UK - September 10, 2007. Medio Inc., today announced that T-Mobile International has launched a new mobile search service to its European t-zones customers based on Medio’s powerful mobile search technology. The cutting edge t-zones mobile content search solution, which will be available to all T-Mobile’s t-zones customers in five European countries, has already been deployed in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. The service will also be rolled out in the Czech Republic later this month. Under the agreement, mobile advertising will also form part of the new T-Mobile service and is expected to start the rollout internationally before the end of the year. t-zones mobile search has been specifically designed to overcome the physical constraints of […]
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Mobile Commerce Leader mPoria, Inc. and Mobile Advertising Leader Medio Sign Strategic Partnership

Seattle - September 5, 2007. Leading U.S. mobile commerce (m-Commerce) technology provider mPoria, Inc. and Medio, Inc., a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to help retailers win in the lucrative mobile commerce market. Through this partnership, Medio will provide mobile advertising campaigns to mPoria’s retail customers where ads are served across the MobileNow ® Ad Network.Advertisers pay only when mobile ads are clicked on, making this a cost-effective model to drive traffic to any new m-commerce site. The partnership is a part of mPoria’s GM3 program — a merchant marketing program mPoria announced last month. Medio’s MobileNow Ad Network complements GM3 by helping mPoria merchants effectively advertise and drive consumers to their mobile […]
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Medio Names John C. Kim Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing

Seattle, WA - August 23, 2007. Medio, the leader in mobile search and mobile advertising, announced today it has appointed John C. Kim to the newly created position of vice president of product management and product marketing. Kim will report to chief operating officer, Robert Lilleness. Kim joins Medio with over six years of experience in the search advertising market, most recently from Yahoo! Search Marketing where he held the position of senior director of strategic and product marketing. There, he played a key role developing the original vision and marketing requirements and led the go-to-market phase for Project Panama, Yahoo’s new search marketing platform. Kim built both the YSM Inbound and Outbound Product Marketing teams and functions. Under Kim’s leadership, […]
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Medio Acquires Mobile Advertising

Seattle, WA - August 21, 2007. Medio, Inc., the leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, today announced its acquisition of mobile development company Suhari LLC, a mobile advertising firm with decades of combined experience and proprietary technologies. This acquisition is strategic to the Medio’s effort to extend its on-deck search solution—now trusted by operators such as Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and TELUS Mobility—to off-deck publishers as an extension of the Medio MobileNow® Ad Network. “Medio has a track record of successfully partnering with mobile operators to deliver the most intuitive mobile search experience to consumers while increasing revenues for operators,” said Medio’s chief advertising officer Omar Tawakol. “Medio’s acquisition of Suhari extends the same level of commitment to the world […]
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Medio Names Robert P. Lilleness Chief Operating Officer

Seattle, WA - July 3, 2007. Medio, the leader in mobile search and mobile advertising, announced today it has appointed technology veteran Robert P. Lilleness to the position of chief operating officer. He will report to president and CEO Brian Lent. “We are excited to have Rob join the Medio team,” said Lent. “His experience developing and launching consumer technology and digital media products to millions of end-users combined with his stellar experience with sca”With more than 3 billion cell phones in the world and expanding network capabilities, Medio’s leading technology in mobile search and advertising well positions the company to enrich millions of consumers mobile phone experience,“said Lilleness. “It’s great to be part of a company that is taking mobile […]
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Red Herring Reveals Companies Selected for the Red Herring 100 North America 2007

San Francisco, CA - April 4, 2007. Red Herring today announced that Medio is a Finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 private companies based in North America that play a leading role in innovation and technology. The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 out of more than 800 closely evaluated companies that are leading the next wave of innovation. “We can see the exciting evolution of the technology sector reflected in the quality and variety of exceptional companies that we had to choose from in putting our list together,” said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. “It was tough to choose just 200 […]
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Medio to Launch Mobile Performance Ad Network

Seattle, WA - March 19, 2007. Medio, Inc., the leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, today announced the launch of its performance-based Medio MobileNow® Ad Network. Enabling advertisers to target potentially millions of mobile consumers with pay-per-click ads, the MobileNow Ad Network, a part of Medio’s complete mobile search ecosystem, will also generate new revenues for participating wireless operators and off-deck mobile properties. The precision ad targeting that power the Medio MobileNow Ad Network is based on the same technological advances that drive the search experience for Medio’s current partners—top wireless operators like T-Mobile, TELUS Mobility and Amp’d Mobile—through hosted white-label search and recommendation technologies that deliver highly relevant answers rather than lists of links. The MobileNow Ad Network will […]
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Ingenio and Medio team Up to Mobilize Pay Per Call

San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA - March 19, 2007. Ingenio, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of Pay Per Call advertising, and Medio the leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, today announced a partnership to integrate Ingenio Pay Per Call ad listings into the newly-launched Medio MobileNow® Ad Network. Starting in Q2, 2007, Ingenio Pay Per Call advertisements will appear in response to consumer search queries across mobile properties participating in the Medio MobileNow Ad Network. The Ingenio Pay Per Call advertiser only pays when a consumer initiates a call to the business from their mobile phone, thus ensuring completely measurable results from mobile ad campaigns. “Mobile search is a unique advertising platform where advertisers can reach consumers who […]
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