QWASI Takes QVC Mobile with Text Ordering and mCommerce

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QVC goes live with Mobile Commerce powered by QWASI

QWASI MOBILE MARKETING & SOLUTIONS

Our focus on assisting clients with rapidly mastering emerging technologies that lead to additional markets, revenue and efficiencies, helps to maintain our clients competitive advantage in a rapidly changing fluid economy, and this expertise adds real dollars to our client's bottom line, which of course is good for everyone

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QWASI, a leading mobile marketing company providing cross market interactive solutions, announced the launch of QVC on their mCommerce platform CataMo. One of the world's largest multimedia retailers, QVC taps into the power of mCommerce with Catamo, the only platform that combines mobile marketing with text ordering together in one complete application suite. CataMo is the only solution available that allows retailers to market directly to customers via SMS (text messaging) and enables customers to order via text message on their cell phones.

Customers can now purchase products from QVC by sending a text message with the item number to QVC's shortcode -- QVCGO (78246). The on-air item can be bought with a quick text message. Consumers receive information on the item and can easily reply-to-buy the item as well as receive confirmation on their cell phone.

QWASI provides retailers of all sizes the means of driving in-store traffic, increasing order size, building customer loyalty, improving communication and reaching new customers through an interactive mobile ordering solution. The CataMo mCommerce platform makes it easy for catalogers, ecommerce, retailers and brick-and-mortar companies to quickly realize the benefits of mobile through measurable mobile marketing campaigns.

"We're excited to announce the addition of QVC to the QWASI CataMo mCommerce platform. With world-class customer service and expansive breadth of product, QVC will use CataMo to reach their mobile consumers," says David Geipel, COO and Co-Founder of QWASI, Inc.

"It's an honor to be working with QVC and their team. QWASI brings a fresh approach to mobile marketing uncovering the benefits of mobile technology for our clients so they can maximize revenue using the mobile channel."

"With the launch of QVC's mobile services, we're continuing to deliver our customers an enhanced shopping experience. They can now virtually shop QVC anywhere, at any time," said QVC's Senior Vice President of Platforms and Broadcast Technology Bob Myers. "Once registered with the service, our customers can purchase an item in just two text messages, making shopping even more fast and convenient than ever."

"Our focus on assisting clients with rapidly mastering emerging technologies that lead to additional markets, revenue and efficiencies, helps to maintain our clients competitive advantage in a rapidly changing fluid economy, and this expertise adds real dollars to our client's bottom line, which of course is good for everyone," adds Leon Samuel President of the QWASI Group of companies.

Since 2004, QWASI has been providing mobile solutions including mobile marketing, mobile search, chat and other interactive mobile platforms to Fortune 1000 clients in industries such as eCommerce, Financial Services, Real Estate and Enterprise Communications. The company has received multiple awards for its CellSigns services from Inman News and the NAA (Newspaper Association of America).

ABOUT QVC
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group, is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, with annual revenue of more than $7 billion. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to more than 166 million homes worldwide. The company's Web site, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 22-year history.

ABOUT QWASI
QWASI, Inc, is a leading mobile solutions provider of interactive applications for over 10,000 clients across the US utilizing SMS (text messaging), MMS, WAP and iPhone applications, QWASI makes complexity to simple with mobile marketing, mCommerce (mobile commerce), private label mobile search tools, click-to-chat, click-to-text, Mobile IM (MIM) applications, customized alerting and interactive property marketing services for Fortune 1000 business. QWASI powers over 1.3 million real estate listings through its subsidiary CellSigns, 1.5 million mobile ads and mobile alerts each day.

QWASI CONTACT
Patricia Scanlon, QWASI, 877-747-9274, patricia.scanlon @ qwasi.com

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