Polar Mobile Expands to Middle East

Polar Mobile, a provider of mobile solutions, has signed a partnership with EMS, the smartphone partner for major handset manufacturers and operators in the Middle East region, to launch mobile Apps across multiple handsets for over 100 media companies in the Middle East region and open up an office in Dubai, UAE.

Early customers for Polar Mobile and EMS in the region include Gulf News, Khaleej Times, 7DAYS and Al Alan TV. These top tier media companies are working with EMS on the ground locally and are using Polar Mobile¹s Platform to launch high-quality mobile Apps for major smartphone and tablet devices, including iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, PlayBook, Android, Windows and Nokia.

“The Middle East region represents an opportunity for Polar to grow its presence, as it is early days for local media companies and their adoption of mobile Apps,” says Kunal Gupta, chief executive officer, Polar Mobile. “We are excited to partner with EMS to represent our company in the region.”

“EMS is focused on continuing to be the smartphone provider for the region, which includes working with media companies to enable local content across all major devices,” says Babar Khan, chief executive officer, Emitac Mobile Solutions (EMS). “When searching for the ideal partner, we were impressed with Polar Mobile, their track-record in media, cross-device focus and ability to scale globally.”

EMS is a strategic channel partner of several handset manufacturers and focuses on the delivery, implementation and support of mobile solutions. The company has partnerships with over 73 mobile operators in over 50 countries. EMS is committed to add value to mobile phone operators via services and solutions to help drive data revenue and retain customers, making them more competitive and profitable.

Polar Mobile’s SMART Platform powers over 1,200 mobile Apps across smartphones and tablets for over 300 Publishers in 10 countries, including the likes of Conde Nast, Bloomberg, Shanghai Daily, Rogers Media and Transcontinental Media. To learn more about launching Apps with Polar Mobile, visit www.polarmobile.com.

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