Mongol News Group partners with ONEm Communications to bring their news content to a new global audience of millions

Mongol News Group partners with ONEm Communications to bring their news content to a new global audience of millions

September 20, 2016

Member Press Release

MongolNews Group, Mongolia’s largest news provider, today announced that it is partnering with mobile service company ONEm Communications to provide access to their news content for the millions of people who do not have access to mobile data or smartphones.

Users of the service will be able to access MongolNews Group top news stories as well as national business, entertainment and sport news.

ONEm have a global Platform that enables the mobile operator’s subscribers interactive access to rich knowledge base content via voice and SMS. Users can enjoy Mongol News content without the need for internet connectivity or smartphone.

Enabling people in Mongolia to access news content through SMS and audio is highly valuable as just one in three Mongolians are online today and a vast majority of people are using feature and 2G phones.

Across the globe, 30 mobile operators networks have already committed to deploy the ONEm service in the coming months. ONEm are on target to exceed 30 million subscribers by the end of 2016.

Nomintushig Baldorj, Vice President of MongolNews Group “We are beyond excited for our partnership with ONEm Communications to start. This cooperation is perfectly in line with our corporate values as it will expand our reader base and provide many Mongolians located in isolated areas with crucial information;  to which sometimes they would not have access.”

Christopher Richardson, CEO of ONEm Communications, said, “I cannot think of a more exciting place to have our service reach out. I believe the spirit of this region will bring a measure of local content to the ONEm platform that everybody will enjoy reading. I am very proud to have the MongolNews Group to be amongst the big names like Reuters to join the ONEm family. It proves we are a platform for every voice.”

ONEm’s innovative partnerships with mobile operators and content providers helps to connect Mongolians together and to the rest of the world while enabling them to access tools and services they need to unlock new and exciting opportunities.

 

MongolNews media Group

Mongolnews media group was founded in 1996 and now encompasses Mongolia’s first independent newspaper with leading leadership Unuudur, first English newspaper The UB Post, and their respective websites. www.unuudur.mn content consists eighty per cent of web exclusives and is planned for www.theubpost.mn to follow. Additionally, www.5tsagarig.mn is Mongolia’s only sport news provided with official license from the Mongolian Olympic Committee and Baldorj Foundation has distribution rights of selected material from all media organizations in Mongolia.

ONEm Communications

ONEm a global mobile service that enables the mobile operator’s subscriber interactive access to rich knowledge base content via voice and SMS. ONEm is a company focused on developing an ecosystem that enables these core assets to reach their true potential. In the face of relentless internet innovation, ONEm sees an opportunity to provide Mobile Operators with a new channel that is complementary to their existing business. ONEm creates a new user experience by bringing to ordinary mobiles a capability so far only enjoyed by internet-enabled devices.

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