FRIDAY 12 JUN 2009 9:43 AM


Business Wire has expanded its mobile offering by announced the availability of press releases on AP Mobile, the news application named by TIME magazine as one of the top iPhone applications of 2008. The service can also be accessed from any internet-enabled phone at, and by using applications developed for BlackBerry smartphones and certain Nokia handsets.

"AP Mobile illustrates Business Wire's commitment to continuously expand its network by adopting the best technology applications," said Cathy Baron Tamraz, president and CEO of Business Wire.

Users are able to select content from 12 channels, ranging from arts and entertainment to technology. The network features mobile-specific features such as search, viral sharing, content ratings and text alerts, in addition to customisable location settings, and homepage categories. AP Mobile receives 38 million page views each month.