News Republic Wins “Best Mobile Media & Publishing” Award at Mobile World Congress 2015

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CEO dedicates award to journalists: “They risk their lives to bring us the news.”

"Our warmest congratulations to all the winners of the 20th Global Mobile Awards," said John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA Ltd. “Our winners are in the esteemed company of the mobile innovators, pioneers and leaders that have won these coveted awards over the last two decades, many of whom have been game-changers in transforming the way that the world communicates.”

MWC’s judges panel of 300 industry experts from around the world said that News Republic is “Genuinely a step forward in terms of curation, intuitive design and connecting editorial interests for consumers. A pleasure to use.”

“I dedicate this award to journalists who risk their lives everyday to bring the world its news,” said News Republic CEO, Gilles Raymond. He also thanked his team of “Idealists, optimists and global citizens who are passionate about the company’s mission to provide information with purpose for engaged citizenship.”

“At News Republic, we want to spark conversations, about issues that matter,” he said. “We live in an age where connectivity risks connection. We’d like to change that. We believe that news is connective tissue for humanity since knowing better leads to doing better.”

News Republic is “a perspective-widener” with news from over 1000 flagship sources from around the world – personalized in a fast, contextual flow to deliver the news you care about without the noise that you don’t. 12 million around the world use News Republic so they never miss a beat of the global pulse.

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