Kajeet Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnMedia Top 100 Winner
Recognized for creating new opportunities in marketing, branding, advertising, and publishing.
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 14, 2010– Kajeet™ (www.kajeet.com), the safest cell phone service for kids™ , today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers as well as game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Kajeet was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
Kajeet and the OnMedia Top 100 Companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMedia NYC event on February 1st, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries.
“Our view is that we are still moving up a very steep Internet innovation curve, which means the media world will continue to be radicalized.” said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn
. “We congratulate the OnMedia 100 winners for their success in introducing the tools, services, and platforms that continue to disrupt the old ways of Madison Avenue for the benefit of marketers and content consumers alike.”
The OnMedia 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.
Kajeet makes communicating with a cell phone safe for tweens and teens because its phones feature a wide variety of free parental controls that can be set to block calls, picture messaging, and text messaging. The kajeet
parental controls also let parents determine when, how and how much the phones can be used by their children. In addition, the kajeet GPS Phone-Finder helps parents keep track of their kids. Kajeet offers contract-free rate plans sized just for kids, with plans starting at $4.99, and a popular $14.99/month unlimited texting plan that also includes 60 minutes of voice. Activation with kajeet is always free.
A full list of all the OnMedia Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
“Kids are traveling with small computers in their pockets – and parents need tools to ensure kids stay safe as they learn to use them. We created kajeet to deliver an economical, safe cell phone service that uniquely meets the needs of parents and their kids as they use this increasingly powerful mobile technology,” said Daniel Neal, CEO and founder of kajeet. “The kajeet rate plans – all of which require no contract – meet the tight budget needs of parents. All kajeet services come with free unlimited parental controls to help kids stay safe and focused on school.”
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network (alwayson.goingon.com
). In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, OnDC, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen, GoingGreen East, and GoingGreen Europe. The AlwaysOn network and live event series empower readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers to spearhead the global innovation economy.
Kajeet, the cell phone service made for kids, is based in Bethesda, MD, but kids are the center of our universe. Kajeet keeps parents talking with their children and teens with online parental controls and kid-friendly features. With kajeet, there are no pesky contracts or surprise bills. Parents can find kajeet phones online at kajeet.com.
Daniel Neal, firstname.lastname@example.org