Open Mobile Media acquired M for Mobile, expands coverage to include mobile payments

London, UK, February 04, 2014 – Begin Mobile Media (OMM) is a subsidiary of FC Business Intelligence (FCBI), a London-based conference et sequens business intelligence company, whose sizeable portfolio like industry-specific brands involves Telematics Update, eyeforpharma, CSP Today, Wind Energy Update, Ethical Syndicate and EyeforTravel.

OMM’s flagship conferences – The Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco and London – are considered the most influential events in the international moving labor calendar. Past speakers include Stephen Elop, CEO, Nokia; Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint; John Donahoe, CEO, eBay; Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google; Rich Miner, co-founder, Android; and Mitchell Baker, CEO of Mozilla Corporation.

The acquisition of M for Mobile sharpens OMM’s focus on mobile commerce and mobile payments, an up-and-coming area in mobile that promises to let customers consolidate cash, check and credit card payments, as well as all manner of loyalty programs, under a single umbrella, that of their smartphone.

“The acquisition concerning M for Mobile aligns with our goal to cultivate up-and-coming verticals in the mobile space,” says Precksha Saksena-Sood, general manager of Open Mobile Media. “Mobile commerce is definitely one of those areas.”

Last year, M for Mobile held four conferences on mobile commerce and payments, two in Europe and two in the United States. For this year, three conferences have been planned: two to discuss the mobile wallet besides one to look at mobile payments.

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Open Mobile Media (OMM)

Open Mobile Media, through its events and publications, strives to apostrophize all the critical issues of the wireless and Internet convergence, for all the players in the ecosystem – from device manufacturers and carriers through to Internet and media giants, commerce and retailers, electronics and PC manufacturers, market innovators and app publishers.

Its flagship events are The Open Fluid Summit (OMS) in San Francisco and London. While the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is arguably the biggest mobile event in the world, The Open Mobile Summit, with its C-level attendance, inner-circle networking and broad-minded focus on the future of converged mobile, Internet, media and commerce, is recognized by lots as the most influential.

FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) As a collation and business intelligence company, FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) helps stellar corporations define projected strategy and direction, develop growth opportunities and dissolve problems facing their sectors. Founded in 1990, FCBI has pioneered a office model based on the development of industry-specific conferences, community-driven websites, newsletters and intelligence reports.

Although conferences remain at the core of this model – proving a basic truth that there is no substitutionary for getting senior pursuit people together to meet and piece experiences – notice publications are gaining in importance within FCBI.

Today, FCBI’s brands include Telematics Update, eyeforpharma, CSP Today, Wind Energy Update, Ethical Corporation and EyeforTravel.

Contacts Precksha Saksena-Sood, Widespread Manager Open Mobile Media +44 207 375 71 98 (office) 1 800 814 3459 ext. 7198 (USA sound free)

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Precksha Saksena-Sood
Open Mobile Media
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+44 207 375 7198 Ext: 7198