Greenlight Wireless Founders Nominated for 'Mobile Visionary' Award

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Greenlight founders Kevin Perkins and Mark Sieve have been nominated in the 2007 Mobile Star Awards.

Greenlight Wireless Corporation founders Kevin Perkins and Mark Sieve have been nominated in the Visionary: Wireless Services category of the 2007 Mobile Star Awards™ hosted by MobileVillage®.

The sixth annual Mobile Star Awards honor and promote the best companies, products, enterprise implementations, and leaders in mobile and wireless technology. Award winners are chosen by subscribers to Go Mobile®, MobileVillage's free online newsletter sent to technology executives, buyers, IT managers, developers, and top technology journalists. Voting will continue until September 25 and winners will be announced on September 26, 2007.

About Greenlight Wireless' Founders:
Kevin Perkins and Mark Sieve founded Greenlight Wireless in the nascent mobile Internet industry of 2001. Early on, Perkins and Sieve recognized the challenges with providing fast, intuitive access to Web content on handheld devices, which prompted them to create the platform agnostic, portal-based transcoding model currently emulated by other players in the mobile space. Many innovations that have since become standard features in the mobile browsing world were first developed at Greenlight Wireless under the management of Perkins and Sieve, including the first:

-- Portal-based transcoding engine: Skweezer (2003)
-- Globally distributed mobile ad platform: Advertizer (2004)
-- Pagination system that splits large Web pages up for viewing on cell phones (2005)
-- Mobile Web page translation feature (2005)
-- Portal-based mobile RSS reader (2005)
-- "Find in page" search that carries Web search keywords into search result pages (2007)

Greenlight Wireless has grown to provide services to customers in over 175 countries and supplies white-label transcoding and advertising solutions to some of the largest wireless operators, search engines, and ad networks in the world. Kevin Perkins and Mark Sieve have, through their years at the helm Greenlight Wireless, helped shape the way that mobile data and mobile advertising services are delivered and consumed across the industry.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.:
A pioneer in developing the enterprise mobile technology market since 1993, MobileVillage / PDA Inc. is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless enterprise computing within select vertical and horizontal market segments. The company fosters technical and professional alliances through conferences, news, education, and "Best of Breed" solution identification, creation, management and delivery.

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About Greenlight Wireless:
Greenlight Wireless is a leading innovator of wireless technologies, providing mobile solutions for enterprise-level businesses, Web portals, and wireless carriers. Greenlight Wireless' consumer-oriented Skweezer service optimizes Web content for handheld devices, providing a richer browsing experience and adding value to wireless data offerings. Greenlight's Advertizer product is a cutting-edge advertising program for operators, search engines, and publishers who want to monetize their content in the mobile environment.

On the Net: Greenlight Wireless site:
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