Pitch Pitches In at No.6

Pitch Entertainment Group, the mobile entertainment company founded in August 2000 by classical musician David Warburton, has been listed No.6 in the 2007 Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 league table.
The annual ranking assesses the sales growth of Britains fastest growing unquoted tech companies, in this case, for the period 2004-2006. Pitch Entertainment Group achieved 326% growth annually in sales for this period, securing its top 10 position in the league table.
Pitch subscribers can create personalised WAP pages; upload content, including pictures and video clips; update blogs; and chat to other members via their mobiles, at a significantly cheaper rate than standard text messaging. Pitch subscribers also have access to mobile content such as ring tones, wallpapers and screensavers.
Analysts forecast that the market for mobile entertainment will be worth over $38 billion by 2011, says Pitch Chief Executive, Martin Bowley. Pitch, is capitalising on this meteoric growth opportunity through global expansion, with operations across Europe, Asia and Australasia. In addition, Pitch will be launching a number of white-label versions over the coming months in partnership with media owners looking to build audiences and loyalty by harnessing the benefits of combining user generated content, branded content and always-on interaction that Pitch offers.
The first of these partnerships will offer exclusive mobisodes of the cult TV Series Red Dwarf, which will be go live later this month.