Oxygen8 Communications Continues Expansion of Mobile Marketing Solutions Business with Global Recruitment Drive Oxygen8 continues to buck trend as businesses embrace digital media technologies to combat the recession -

BIRMINGHAM, England, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Oxygen8 Communications (http://www.oxygen8.com/), the global mobile marketing solutions specialist, continues its global expansion with a number of additions to its sales and business development teams internationally.

David Ryder has joined as Director of Marketing. He will be overseeing the international branding, positioning and promotion of the company's mobile marketing services and products, helping to drive business development on a global scale. David has over 25 years experience in the internet, media and telecoms industries across the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. Prior to joining Oxygen8, he ran a digital marketing agency where he developed mobile marketing services for a range of clients including Emirates, ESPN, the Teenage Cancer Trust and 1Goal.

As Oxygen8 continues to expand its global mobile marketing solutions business, other appointments include Simon Brennan, Richard Wozniak and Helen Griffiths in the UK New Business Sales team. Louise Ford, formerly of Tanla, PNC Invomo and Mobile 365, is now CEO of Oxygen8 in Australia and Peter Kelly has been appointed National Sales Manager for Australia. Rhys Carter has also joined the US sales team, whilst Sthanda Manciya has bolstered the sales team in South Africa.

Shane Leahy, Group CEO at Oxygen8 Communications, says, "The recruitment of new staff in sales and business development roles provides further evidence of our plans for corporate growth through the delivery of mobile marketing services and voice solutions to our clients. We have a strong team of people in place, and we have invested heavily in new infrastructure, product research & development, compliance systems and procedures and staff training. All of this means that we are well equipped to help media companies and corporates to realise the revenue potential of the latest mobile marketing solutions and ensure that their businesses remain competitive as we emerge from the recession." Oxygen8 Communications provides mobile marketing solutions direct to some of the world's leading companies, portals, national broadcasters, national and regional publishers, international carriers, network operators and independent telecommunication companies. With offices in the UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, South Africa, Canada, Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique, and the Caribbean, the company has a true international presence.

Leahy concludes, "We remain the largest privately owned, 'one-stop-shop' mobile marketing services company in the industry. We intend to stay at the very forefront of the market, enabling our customers to benefit from our global reach whilst still giving them the personal service they would expect from a local provider." About Oxygen8 Communications Oxygen8 Communications is a global micro-billing, communications and mobile enablement specialist, delivering 'carrier-grade' multimedia services which include voice, data, web, WAP, SMS, MMS and video. As one of the largest privately-owned providers of voice and mobile services in the world, Oxygen8 is unique in providing content, infrastructure, billing, CRM and campaign management on a global scale, all through a single supplier.

Utilising the latest technology, Oxygen8 enables its clients to develop new ways of interacting with their customers, whether locally or across international markets, helping them to drive new revenue streams, build brand awareness and increase customer loyalty. Oxygen8's innovative communications solutions are helping businesses throughout the world to reduce their cost base and streamline their processes.

The Oxygen8 management team draws on many years of experience and expertise, having been at the forefront of the voice and mobile services industry since its inception. Oxygen8 is fully compliant with the latest industry regulations and standards, providing customers with complete confidence that the company is leading the way in best practice for the industry.

Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Oxygen8 provides voice and mobile services to infrastructure providers, media companies, and corporates. Its clients include mobile networks, newspaper groups, radio and television stations, major high street retailers, and banks. Oxygen8 currently operates in the UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, South Africa and East Africa including Tanzania.

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