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airG.com - the world's largest mobile social network - experiences rapid growth; now includes more than 55 million unique mobile users

 

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - February 8, 2011 - 2010 was a banner year for airG, the world’s leading mobile social entertainment provider, as its mobile social network grew to more than 55 million cumulative unique users worldwide, sending more than six billion instant messages on their mobile devices.  Through partnerships with more than 100 mobile operators in 40 countries and support for more than 30 languages, airG is the most widely available mobile social network in the world. 

 

“What distinguishes airG from other online social networks is its unique blend of social discovery, social utility and social entertainment,” said Vincent Yen, Co-Founder, airG.  “Over the past ten years we have seen the popularity of airG grow consistently to more than 55 million cumulative unique users, with more than one million new users experiencing airG each month.”

 

airG enables mobile users to easily find, connect and share their world with their existing friends as well as millions of new people from around the world.  airG’s proprietary social entertainment platform includes features like user identities and status updates, photo and video sharing, social games, instant messaging and virtual goods.

 

As a testament to the phenomenal power of airG to connect and entertain people on their mobile phone, in 2010 airG’s users shared more than 2.3 billion photos, sent more than 74 million virtual gifts, had an average of 30 new friends they met in the community, generated more than 7.9 billion minutes of use, and spent more than 77 minutes each day using airG.

 

“As Smartphones and mobile devices become the de facto channel to access the internet, we believe mobile social networking will grow at a faster rate than online,” added Dejan Mirkovic, Vice President Marketing and Corporate Development, airG.  “With the extraordinary rate of growth airG experienced in 2010, we are on track to double the size of our mobile social network by 2012.”

 

 

About airG

airG is the world’s leading mobile social entertainment provider, with more than 55 million cumulative unique users in more than 40 countries.  airG’s mobile social entertainment products and services generate billions of page impressions each month and have a proven track record of increasing customer affinity for more than 100 mobile operators including the Telefonica Group, Telstra, Orange Group, Vodafone, AT&T and Telcel.  airG is private and profitable, and was founded in 2000 in Vancouver, Canada.  The company also has offices across the USA, Europe and Asia.  airG is one of British Columbia’s Top 55 Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.  For more information and to join airG visit www.airg.com.

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Allison Johnson
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