NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that the trading of Synacor Inc, (Nasdaq:SYNC) commenced on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on February 10, 2012.
Synacor is the integration, authentication and engagement platform enabling the digital lifestyle across multiple devices and reaching more than 21 million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide. Synacor's customer-branded platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, services and apps to their end-consumers, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor has more than 45 customers, over 81 million average monthly search queries, 2.8 billion average monthly advertising impressions, and more than 75 content partnerships.
"Synacor offers a unique platform solution that allows customers to develop or expand their engagement with end-consumers through online video or other online content offerings in an increasingly competitive environment," said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "With a number of the nation's major high-speed Internet service providers as their customers, Synacor is well-positioned in a large and growing market. We are thrilled to partner with them as they continue their journey as a NASDAQ-listed company."
Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for the world's most progressive and innovative companies. Synacor joins some of the world's largest technology companies by listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market, including Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Intel, Cisco, eBay, Baidu, Adobe, Dell, Yandex and Zynga. NASDAQ is currently home to 73% of all info tech and telecom companies that list their shares on U.S. markets, and was home to the two largest tech IPOs of 2011, Yandex (Nasdaq:YNDX) and Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA).
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