APO named official wire service for AfricaCom 2014

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APO named official wire service for AfricaCom 2014

APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million people and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 24, 2014/ — For the second time in a row, Informa Telecoms & Media has named APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com) the official wire service of AfricaCom 2014, Africa’s leading telecoms event (http://www.comworldseries.com/africa), held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 11–13 November 2014.
Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=782 (Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO (African Press Organization)
As the official newswire, APO is offering exhibitors of AfricaCom 2014 a 20 percent discount off pan-African news release distribution.
AfricaCom’s press releases will be distributed via Africa Wire®, the service for press release wire distribution and monitoring in Africa.
This service reaches over 50,000 journalists, bloggers and social networks, and redistributes content to more than 50 African websites, as well as to Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis, Dow Jones Factiva, 250 million mobile subscribers in 30 countries and more.
Used by some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Orange, Airtel, Ericsson, Tigo, SkyVision, Symantec, Oracle, Garmin, Gemalto and more, APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million people and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa, acting as a channel that allows APO’s clients to target audiences in all parts of the continent and also the world.
APO Founder and CEO, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, comments, “APO is delighted to have been named the official wire service for an event as prestigious as AfricaCom for the second time in a row. This once again illustrates APO’s unrivalled capacity to reach not only mainstream media but also industry-specific publications across Africa.”
Adam Thompson, Conference Manager for the Com World Series, comments, “AfricaCom 2014 is proud to partner with the African Press Organization for the second year in a row! AfricaCom is dedicated to enhancing digital communications in Africa, and partnering with the African Press Organization gives us a voice within the dynamic region.We highly appreciated everything they did last year and look forward to working with them again.”
More information about Africa Wire®, the service for press release distribution and monitoring in Africa, is available at http://www.apo-opa.com/services.php
Contact:
Aïssatou Diallo
+41 22 534 96 97
About APO
APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com) is the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa.
With offices in Senegal, Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, India and Seychelles, APO has a media database comprising over 50,000 contacts and is the main online community for news relating to Africa.
It offers a complete range of services, including press release distribution and monitoring, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations and events promotion. To find out more, please visit http://www.apo-opa.com.
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/apo_source
About the Com World Series and Informa Telecoms & Media
The Com World Series is a world-class series of congressesand exhibitions delivering next-generation solutions for the telecoms, media and technology industries in developing markets.
Event locations for 2014 include Senegal, Nigeria, Dubai and South Africa and will attract over 10,000 senior-level delegates including more than 700 chief experience officers.
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.comworldseries.com/
Informa Telecoms & Media is the leading provider of business intelligence to global telecoms and media markets.
Our aim is to provide actionable, strategic advice and forecasting services on all aspects of converging mobile, landline, entertainment and IT markets.
Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, our team of analysts and researchers produce over 300 annual events and intelligence services including news and analytical products, in-depth market reports and data sets.
We benefit from outstanding people, including more than 100 analysts, researchers and journalists across 14 countries. Our customers include major blue-chip vendors, operators and regulators in addition to key players from the financial and content communities.
We are proud of the role we play in bringing the industry together and keeping 100,000 individuals better informed.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.informatandm.com
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