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RootMetrics Wins 2015 Tech Impact Award

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootMetrics, the gold standard for mobile performance measurement, won the 2015 Tech Impact Award in the mobile category at the Seattle Business magazine Tech Impact Awards event held last night. The annual award recognizes the best of Washington State's tech industry. RootMetrics, an IHS (NYSE:IHS) company, is showcased among the winners in the October issue of Seattle Business magazine.

"Mobile devices are the means of staying connected to all aspects of our busy digital lives and RootMetrics is on a mission to make sure consumers have the most accurate, comprehensive, and scientific mobile performance information available anywhere," says RootMetrics President Dave Williamson. "This award honors the dedication of our 180 employees and is a validation of our efforts to give consumers easy-to-understand, fiercely independent information to help them make better decisions about their mobile lives."

Read more about the Tech Impact Awards at seattlebusinessmagazine.com.

About RootMetrics

RootMetrics®, an IHS company, is an independent mobile analytics firm that offers insights into the consumer mobile experience. RootMetrics provides data on mobile network performance to help people make more informed decisions. RootMetrics offers its RootScore® Report series for the nation, states, metro areas, airports, campuses, venues, and transit stations, as well as its downloadable CoverageMap app. To ensure that RootMetrics testing reflects real-world mobile usage, testing is conducted based on where, when and how consumers use their smartphones most often.

About IHS

IHS (NYSE:IHS) is the leading source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 150 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs about 8,800 people in 32 countries around the world.

IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Mike Kelly for RootMetrics rootmetrics@shiftcomm.com 617-779-1800Source: RootMetrics