TORONTO January 17, 2012 – Mobext, a mobile agency owned by HAVAS Digital, has opened its first office in Canada. Located in downtown Toronto, the globally award-winning brand will work with local and global trends to provide mobile solutions and services to Canadians.
“It’s a significant opportunity for us to bring the Mobext brand to Canada,’’ says Kirk Cavell, Mobile Strategist, Mobext, “With mobile campaigns starting to take a share of media dollars, it’s important that time and money is invested properly. Currently we see a lot of room for improvement in this space and our goal is to provide those solutions.’’
Mobext’s Toronto office will offer a multitude of services including planning and buying services customized to mobile devices and tablets, as well as analytics, app/web development, content, emerging tech and activation campaigns. Kirk Cavell will lead the Toronto team, with Chris Williams, SVP Managing Director, Media Contacts Canada, overseeing all strategy and operations of the company.
Mobext Toronto will already have a client roster in place, providing mobile solutions to clients of HAVAS-owned MPG and Media Contacts Canada.
Mobext is the mobile marketing network of HAVAS Digital, the umbrella holding company that manages all HAVAS Media’s interactive companies. Mobext was launched in 2007 as the first agency and strategic consulting company to offer specialized services within the international mobile marketing arena. The network’s main mobile marketing services include; messaging applications, mobile Internet Consulting and development; WAP advertising; mobile video, services and applications amongst others. Mobext currently operates in the US, Spain, France, UK, Portugal, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Philippines, India, China, Argentina, Chile and now Canada. Mobext Works with a large list of blue chip clients globally such as Barclays, Bimbo, Coty, Grupo Prisa, Nike, Pikolin, Planeta d’Agostini, Spanair, Telcel, Toyota, and Warner to name a few.
Please see the global site at www.mobext.com for more information.