Uber Sub-Saharan Africa chooses APO for Press Release Distribution in Africa

Uber Sub-Saharan Africa chooses APO for Press Release Distribution and Monitoring in Africa

(Posted 06th June 2016)

The African Press Organization) (http://www.APO-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced it has been selected as exclusive supplier for press release wire distribution in Africa by Uber SSA (www.Uber.com).

Uber provides a smartphone application that connects drivers with people who need a ride and prefer not to use conventional taxis. Uber’s App helps people get a ride at the push of a button – there is no waiting on the street or walking through unfamiliar neighborhoods to find a bus. It’s the most convenient way to get a safe, reliable and affordable ride.

The app automatically detects a caller’s location, tells them about the assigned driver in advance, and let’s users pay with cash or debit/credit card.

Uber’s press releases will be distributed via Africa Wire® (www.APO-opa.com/press_release_distribution.php), the newswire service for press release distribution and monitoring in Africa.

Used by some of the world’s largest companies, PR agencies, institutions and organisations, APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa, acting as a channel that allows APO’s clients to target audiences in all parts of the continent and also the world.

We’re excited that APO will be supporting Uber in their expansion in Africa, a continent experiencing a boom in consumer spending, which is set to rise from USD 860 billion in 2008 to USD 1.4 trillion in 2020‘ comments Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO Founder and CEO.

With offices in Senegal, Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, and Seychelles, APO owns a media database of over 50,000 contacts and is the main online community for Africa-related news.

It offers a complete range of services, including press release distribution and monitoring, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations and events promotion. To find out more, please visit http://www.APO-opa.com.