XM’s Web Site is Webby Award "Official Honoree" for Superior Quality and Excellence
Washington, DC – XM, the nation’s leading satellite radio service with more than 7.6 million subscribers, has been named a 2007 Webby Award “Official Honoree.” The distinction was given to xmradio.com, the XM Web site, for superior quality and excellence.
The XM site was produced by Avenue A | Razorfish and the XM Online Marketing team who managed the design and development of the xmradio.com revision.
The Webby Awards have been described by the New York Times as the online equivalent of the Oscars. Judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS), the Awards honor the best Web sites for what the Academy deems “outstanding work that is setting the standard for the Internet.”
“The Webby Awards honor the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. “XMradio.com’s ‘Official Honoree’ selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
“The XM Web site was redesigned and enhanced in late 2006 to create a convenient and engaging online destination and enhance the XM entertainment experience for our millions of fans,” said My-Chau Nguyen, senior vice president, customer programs and marketing operations, XM Satellite Radio. ”XM is proud to be honored for creating a popular, consumer-friendly environment for anyone interested in learning more about our services on the Web"
Avenue A | Razorfish’s East region President, Bob Lord commented, “To be acknowledged by the Webby Award Committee as an honoree demonstrates XM Radio has built an effective, easy to use Web site, which caters to the needs of their current and prospective subscribers. As a result, XM continues to prove they are America’s leading satellite radio service provider.”
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out more than 8,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15 percent received this honor and were deemed Official Honorees.
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