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Kings Win Award At 2012 Mobile Excellence Awards

Club Is Honored For Its New App

Thursday, 10.18.2012 / 5:05 PM / Los Angeles Kings | News
LA Kings.com
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings, the 2012 Stanley Cup champions, were awarded with the BEST MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT FOR SPORTS award at the  5th annual  Mobile Excellence Awards that took place on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey.

The Mobile Excellence Awards honored the LA Kings for their mobile app.  for the Best Mobile Sports Category. Other  nominees  in this category included: Electronic Arts, FIFA 12, StepLeader, Duck Commander iPhone App and Vibes Media, Wrestlemania XXIX Sweepstakes.

The Kings launched their first official LA Kings Mobile Application (“App”) powered by Verizon on January 27.  The app features daily news and updates along with the latest standings, schedule and an interactive roster.  It also includes video features, gamification elements, podcasts, photo galleries, exclusive offers and more.  In addition, the application features the popular “Kings Vision RAW,” which brings users live, behind-the-scenes video of Kings players and events.

“We’re proud to be honored for our LA Kings Mobile App powered by Verizon.  By leveraging the Verizon network, we’ve launched innovate live video services that set us apart and provides fans great value.  Our technology partner, Mobile Roadie, did an excellent job, along with our in-house team of Dewayne Hankins, Aaron Brenner, and Pat Donahue. Also, of course, we appreciate Verizon, whose support helped make this App possible,” said AEG Sports Vice President, Marketing Jonathan Lowe.

The Official LA Kings app is powered by Mobile Roadie, a leading self-service mobile app platform.  The Official LA Kings app powered by Verizon is available for a free download at the iTunes App Store.  It can also be downloaded by visiting http://road.ie/LAKings.

The Annual Mobile Excellence Awards are the most prestigious and influential awards program that honors excellence in entertainment and mobile technology. The MEAs   recognize  the companies that set the bar of excellence in  respective categories based upon leadership, technology, market share and  business strategy within their own respective  areas to include,  start-ups, studios, content providers, entertainment, entities, sports, apps and handsets, brands and more.  www.mobilexawards.com