Fonix announces half year report

Fonix, the mobile payment and messaging specialist, which was admitted to AIM on London’s Stock Exchange in October 2020, is pleased to release its half year results.

Fonix’s CEO, Rob Weisz stated, “We’re really excited about publishing our interim report which highlights the great start we have had to life as a publicly listed company”

The company was established in 2006 and has embraced the growing needs of the mobile payments and messaging landscape. Fonix will continue to focus on providing high quality products and supporting clients across its core operating sectors including media, broadcast, charity and gaming.

Rob Weisz added, “We’re really proud to be working with many high-profile brands such as ITV, Global, Bauer Media and BBC Children in Need and we look forward to expanding on this and driving the business forward in 2021.”

View Fonix’s full Interim Report here.

New Board members announced

Throughout February we were accepting nominations from members to join the aimm Board.

We had 6 positions available and received 4 nominations from candidates so there is no need to go to a vote. This means we are able to announce our new Board members to you now.

  • Naomi  Hone – EE
  • Ana-Rosa Broster – Telefonica

We are also pleased that two members of the existing Board decided to re-stand and will continue to serve on the Board:

  • Rob Weisz – Fonix 
  • Alan Partington – Telecom2

You can learn more about our new Board members from the Candidate Information sheet.

Please join us in congratulating them, and we look forward to working with them, when they officially start their new roles on the 1st April. They will now hold their seats on the Board for the next two years.

 

 

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Dutch digital innovator Sam Media wins Meffy Award with VR streaming service Mobio360

 

Sam Media provides more than 700,000 Mobio360 subscribers in Africa a window to the world.

The winners of the 2020 Meffys awards, voted by members of the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), were announced at the virtual MEF Connects Innovators event. Sam Media was nominated by MEF members for its service Mobio360 in the category Richer Mobile Customer Engagement. This category is showcasing mobile products and services that encourage the positive participation and engagement of customers. Meffy Awards, often seen as the Oscars from the Mobile Industry, celebrate innovation, creativity, and ingenuity in the Mobile Ecosystem, applauding the companies that have made a difference across the core ecosystems from the MEF.

Mobio360 is a virtual reality streaming content service offering access to hundreds of fully immersive digital experiences, from guided tours of more than fifty world cities, to adrenaline-fueled extreme sports and activities in hundreds of exotic locations. With the ease of accessibility that direct carrier billing brings, Sam Media provides more than 700,000 Mobio360 subscribers in Africa a window to the world. With its engaging content, smart streaming capabilities to adjust bandwidth, and built-in social sharing functionalities, Mobio360 has encouraged and inspired mobile users on the continent during a time when the pandemic kept everyone indoors.

MEF’s Global Board Director Waheed Adam announced the winners of this year’s Meffys Awards during MEF Connects, an event that brings together influential mobile players from all over the world. Sam Media’s Business Development Director for the African region, Anzelle Robertson, accepted the award virtually.

Sam Media team, winners of the Meffy Awards in 2021