Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Austin, TX - Apr 12, 2016 - HubCiti, the easy to implement mobile revenue platform and app that brings together news, community, and commerce, today announced the launch of the HubCiti News Media Partner Program. The program is dedicated to bringing multi-sourced news to local communities across the US with the touch of one button within the HubCiti app.
Austin-based KVUE-TV is the first TV media organization to join HubCiti’s partner program and will be providing news feeds directly to the Austin HubCiti pilot program, with anticipated launch in Q3 2016. Partner benefits include increased convenience of on-demand distribution of news stories that reach more viewers and the enhanced customer interactions and sharing that only mobile apps can provide.
HubCiti gives TV stations an opportunity to leverage viewer loyalty into increased mobile use and revenue and a powerful way for them to build deeper relationships with their consumers. Studies have shown that TV is the most important source for local traffic and other road conditions during morning and evening commute times. HubCiti will become the go-to-guide for everything needed for your local drive.
“We are pleased to offer the people of Austin a new and exciting way to access our award winning news, where and when they want it – which is increasingly mobile” stated Patti C. Smith, president and general manager of KVUE. “We look forward to working with HubCiti on this pilot program and look forward to delivering more news to Austinites than ever before.”
Media organizations interested in the News Media Partner Program can learn more by calling our Austin office at 844-254-9663 X700.
“Today nearly 80% of news read digitally is done via a smartphone or mobile device,” stated Roy Truitt, CEO of HubCiti. “In addition, news content is 50% more likely to be retweeted or shared in a social network when read from a mobile device. These compelling stats show the powerful benefits of mobile to our partners.”
Austin-based HubCiti is the newest venture of serial entrepreneur Roy Truitt. HubCiti provides a comprehensive suite of mobile products, digital solutions and implementation services that help local media companies accelerate their digital transformation in a logical, profitable and productive way. For more information, visit www.hubcitiapp.com or call (844) 254–9663.
Nicolia L. Wiles
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