Mobile Company Looking to Hire Up to 100 Employees From Areas Ravaged by Hurricane Katrina Providing Hires with Relocation Assistance to San Diego Headquarters

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- If an upside can be found to the tragedies that recently befell the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it is that out of loss, there sometimes emerges opportunity., Inc. (, the mobile data communications company that is host to the largest community of mobile consumers in the world is coming to Louisiana-to hire, that is. The Company today announced it is focusing recruitment efforts in areas hardest hit by Katrina.

"As a result of the hurricane, there are a lot of displaced and highly qualified professionals that are now available for hire," said Ken Smith, vice president of human capital at "Primarily, is seeking software engineers, project managers and business development candidates.

"Upon hire, will provide relocation assistance for new additions to the team from that region and we will help them get situated in San Diego," added Smith. "What these individuals have endured is unimaginable for most of us. hopes that it can do its part to put some lives back on track that were derailed by the worst natural disaster the U.S. has ever known."

Of the mostly Louisiana-based organizations that is working with to locate qualified candidates, two are located in New Orleans, the Louisiana Technology Council and the regional chapter of Women in Technology International. Candidates interested in interviewing with for engineering, project management and business development positions should send their resumes and a cover letter to Ken Smith asks that candidates reference "Katrina" in the email subject line, to expedite response time.

Earlier this year, industry standard FierceWireless called one of the top 15 emerging wireless companies in the world, naming the Company to its "Fierce 15" list. And market intelligence firm IDC calls one of the top emerging wireless players to watch in 2005.

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About, Inc. is a global leader in mobile data communications. The company's proprietary MMSbox(tm) platform enables the interoperable exchange of mobile multimedia (MMS and SMS) and micro-transaction billing across all mobile standards, protocols and the Internet. A demonstration of the MMSbox platform is available at

With more than 40 million registered mobile consumers in 180+ countries, and connectivity to more than 400 mobile operators worldwide, is host to the largest community of mobile phone users in the world. Through its global initiatives, is igniting the widespread adoption and use of wireless data. To view the corporate web site, visit


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