First Orion Wins 2017 Mobility Award at CES
Call Protection Management Software Recognized by Mobile and Wireless Industry Experts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Orion, an industry-leading call protection and data provider, announced today that it has been named the Directors Award winner at the 2017 AOTMP Mobility Awards at CES®, the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas.

Launched in 2002 by Dr. J. Gerry Purdy, Principal Analyst at AOTMP—a global leader in telecom management best practices and industry standards for enterprises and vendors—the Mobility Awards recognize the most innovative, state-of-the-art mobile and wireless products and solutions in today's market. Winners are selected by a committee of mobile and wireless industry experts, including editors, journalists and analysts.

"It's an absolute honor to be selected as the Directors Award winner," said Jonathan Sasse, CMO of First Orion. "Receiving this award further validates the necessity of providing phone call transparency with world-class data and mobile solutions."

First Orion protects consumers from unwanted phone calls from unknown callers with call management software on industry-leading mobile applications including PrivacyStar, Metro name iD, CallDetector and CallWatch, as well as in-network solutions. In addition, First Orion helps businesses utilize their authoritative data to ensure that they are calling the right people on the right phone number or validating their customer data.

"First Orion impressed our panel of industry experts with its commitment to protecting consumers from aggressive telemarketers and other unwanted calls," said Bill Hinton, GM and VP, Vendor Practice of AOTMP. "We're proud to recognize a company that is helping revolutionize the mobile industry with such forward-thinking innovations."

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About First Orion
First Orion is dedicated to providing phone call transparency by empowering both consumers and businesses with world-class data. The company helps businesses utilize authoritative data to ensure that they are properly contacting the right customers or validating their customer data with accurate information. First Orion is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas with offices in Dallas, Seattle and London.

About AOTMP Mobility Awards
The AOTMP Mobility Awards program, honoring the best and finest mobile wireless products and services from 2016, is a sanctioned, invitation-only Consumer Electronics Show event held on January 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Now entering its 16th year, the Mobility Awards was designed to objectively recognize outstanding mobile and wireless products and services in the telecommunications industry. A selection committee of mobile and wireless industry experts, including editors, journalists and analysts, vote on the winners.

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Jonathan Sasse
First Orion


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