CALGARY, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Ivrnet Inc. ("Ivrnet") (TSXV: IVI) is pleased to announce that effective January 31, 2012, it has completed the Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Calgary-based TxtMeNow mCommerce Inc. ("TxtMeNow"), a recognized leader in helping North America's leading brands to leverage text messaging, mobile websites, and data analytics into their marketing strategies.
Ivrnet's acquisition of TxtMeNow is expected to conclude on or before February 3, 2012, and is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Formed in 2009, TxtMeNow mCommerce Inc. has been helping some of North America's leading brands to leverage text messaging, mobile websites and data analytics into their marketing strategies. TxtMeNow technologies assist marketers to quantify advertising, reduce customer acquisition costs and add value to customers. Through their engagements with Microsoft, Open Text, Mr. Lube, Canada Safeway, Old Dutch, Mark's, and even helping Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi get elected, TxtMeNow has demonstrated consistent excellence and innovation in the mobile marketing space. www.txtmenow.ca
Ivrnet is a software as a service company that develops and operates intelligent software applications, delivered through traditional phone networks and over the Internet. These applications facilitate automated interaction; personalized communication between people; mass communication for disseminating information to thousands of people concurrently; and personalized communication between people and automated systems. Ivrnet's applications are accessible through nearly any form of communication technology, at anytime from anywhere in North America via voice, phone, fax, email, texting and the Internet. One of its brands, ITSportsNet, is a recognized international leader in online sports administration, providing sporting teams and organizations with a comprehensive suite of web-based software products that simplify and manage processes including registration, scheduling and website content. www.ivrnet.com
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Forward-looking information is based on various assumptions. Those assumptions are based on information currently available to Ivrnet.
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Mr. David L. Snell, Ivrnet Inc. President and CEO. (403) 538-4540 [email protected]
Mr. Hanif Mohamed, Marketing & Commercialization Manager, Ivrnet Inc. (403) 538-9775, [email protected]
Mr. Neil Bousquet APR Media Relations, Ivrnet (403) 256-8834 [email protected]