Syniverse Announces Premier Sponsorship of BBB Mobile Giving Foundation
Company supports use of mobile to enable charitable contributions to causes around the world
TAMPA, Fla. – May 4, 2012 –Syniverse today announced a premier sponsorship of the BBB Mobile Giving Foundation, the organization that enables charities to raise funds via mobile devices in support of causes around the globe, including aid for victims of the famine in Africa, the tsunami in Japan and the earthquake in Haiti.
Via this new relationship, Syniverse will provide its mobile acumen and global reach to determine ways to help the BBB Mobile Giving Foundation globalize its philanthropic efforts, expanding donor engagement and increasing visibility of the role mobile plays in enhancing lives around the world.
“Supporting the communities across the globe where we do business and where our employees live and work is a cornerstone of the Syniverse culture, and mobile has become one of the most effective methods to expedite charitable fundraising,” said Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Janet Roberts. “Our work with the BBB Mobile Giving Foundation provides Syniverse an opportunity to increase the potential of mobile as a catalyst for societal benefit and change, enriching communities and lives on a global basis.”
Syniverse’s relationship with the BBB Mobile Giving Foundation expands the company’s corporate citizenship initiatives, which include corporate giving programs, employee community involvement worldwide, industry participation, and providing technology solutions for programs such as the U.S. Wireless AMBER Alerts program and text4baby, a mobile information service from the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition in the United States.
The BBB Mobile Giving Foundation aims to extend its reach and globalize its impact to help nonprofits in all regions of the world cultivate and interact with an expanded base of donors. In recent years, donations of $50 million for more than 1,000 charities have been enabled by mobile technology, according to the Foundation.
Syniverse makes mobile work for more than 900 mobile operators, cable and Internet providers, and enterprises in over 160 countries. With unmatched expertise and more than 20 years simplifying the complexities of roaming, messaging and networking, Syniverse serves as the force at the center of the mobile communications universe, keeping people connected today and forging new connections for tomorrow. Nobody knows mobile like Syniverse. For more information, visit www.syniverse.com, follow Syniverse on Twitter or find Syniverse on Facebook.
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