PM Connect announced as 2017 EMEA Technology Fast 500 Winner


PM Connect, the leading global entertainment and lifestyle publisher for mobile phones, has been announced as the 86th fastest-growing company on the Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA list ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). PM Connect achieved its position in the list with a 1319% growth rate between 2013 and 2016. 

PM Connect previously ranked 57th as a Technology Fast 500 EMEA award winner for 2016, and last month achieved 21st place in the UK Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.

James Macfarlane, Managing Director of PM Connect, said “We’re thrilled to have won the Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA award. It’s a privilege for us to be a part of The Deloitte Technology program and the award recognizes the hard work and commitment of our growing team. We’re looking forward to continued growth and excited about the year ahead.” 

“Congratulations to this year’s Fast 500 EMEA winners on their achievements,” said Paul Sallomi, Deloitte Global Technology, Media & Entertainment, and Telecommunications, Industry Leader. “As technology continues to transform every aspect of how we live and work, innovative, high-growth companies will continue to be at the forefront of bringing new ideas to the marketplace. I look forward to seeing this year’s winners make a positive impact on our world for years to come.”

About PM Connect

PM Connect is an award-winning digital content publisher and marketer providing world-class entertainment, information and inspiration to hundreds of millions of consumers on their mobile phones in more than 12 countries worldwide.

Since 2012, PM Connect has been offering subscriptions to the most compelling and popular video clips on-demand (SVOD), articles, games, image galleries and phone personalisation charged via their customers’ mobile network bills (DCB).

Headquartered in Birmingham, with operations rapidly expanding into the European, MENA and APAC regions, PM Connect is renowned as the company of choice for leading mobile network operators, direct carrier billing providers, content owners and consumers alike.

Publishing the highest quality products, by using the latest thinking in HTML 5 site development, testing and user behaviour; PM Connect works with the most reputable brands, stars, celebrities and media producers.

About Deloitte Global’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA program

Deloitte Global’s Technology Fast 500™ EMEA program is an objective industry ranking focused on the technology ecosystem. It recognizes technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) during the past four years. The program is supported by Deloitte Global’s Technology Fast 50 initiatives, which rank high-growth technology companies by location or specifically defined geographic area, and are run by Deloitte Global’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry group. More information on the program is available at

Now in its seventeenth year, the Technology Fast 500 program in EMEA included over 18 countries, including Belgium, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK. This year’s winners were selected based on percentage fiscal-year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016. 

Sponsors of Deloitte Global’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA program are Euronext, a pan-European exchange that helps tech companies finance growth and innovative projects through the stock market; Oracle NetSuite, provider of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), HR and omnichannel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries; and Michael Page, recognized by clients and candidates the world over as the leading specialist consultancy in permanent recruitment, temporary staffing and interim management. 

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