SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceWireless "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately-held wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found Locaid to be one of the "fiercest," proven by their creativity and innovations in the marketplace.
FierceWireless, an internationally recognized daily email newsletter reaching more than 80,000 senior wireless industry executives, provides executives in over 100 countries with a quick, authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories, including new trends and technologies.
"Locaid's LBS platform helps developers integrate location into their apps and perhaps more importantly, monetize it," said Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless.
In addition, Locaid's single API enables businesses to locate 350 million mobile devices in 200+ countries, and monetize location for vertical markets including financial services, mobile marketing, M2M, asset tracking, mobile gaming, and more.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by FierceWireless, the industry's must-read news leader," said Carolyn Hodge, chief marketing officer of Locaid Technologies. "The wireless community depends on FierceWireless to provide the most up-to-date news along with analysis of major industry trends. It is an honor to be recognized by such a highly-regarded news outlet."
The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce" – championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition.
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Locaid is the world's largest Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) company. We operate a location privacy platform that allows mobile developers to locate over 350 million devices for enterprise authentication, fraud management, consumer location services and opt-in mobile marketing. Locaid locates smartphones, feature phones, tablets and any mobile device on leading wireless carriers, including America Movil, AT&T, Rogers, Sprint, T-Mobile, TELUS, and Verizon Wireless. Locaid also helps shape and enforce location privacy policies via leadership roles on governing associations, including the CTIA, MMA and IAPP. The largest financial institutions, mobile marketers, M2M platforms and mobile service providers get network location from Locaid. Location Matters.™ Locate us at http://www.loc-aid.com, www.Facebook.com/Locaid, and www.Twitter.com/Locaid.
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