MGM Wireless Rises 20% After 35% Hike Yesterday

MGM Wireless Ltd [ASX:MWR] shares are up another 20% today to $1.10, after they rose 35% yesterday to $0.91. It’s a great result for the Adelaide-based tech company, which supplies student information platforms for schools, students and parents.

MGM Wireless introduced its SMS absence messaging technology to schools in 2002. The firm’s technology now connects over 1,200 schools and more than 1.6 million parents and students across Australia, New Zealand and the US.

In Australia, Education Departments in WA, NT, QLD and NSW use MGM for their school communication, parent engagement and student attendance management needs.

Back in September 2017, MGM’s shares soared a meteoric 70% from $0.25 to $0.61 on the back of a deal with The Western Australian Department of Education.

Two of MGM’s products — School Star and Outreach+ — were implemented across over 800 Western Australian public schools from the beginning of term four last year.

What’s School Star and Outreach+?

School Star is a Facebook-like app that provides access to registered parents and carers. Functions supplied through the app include announcements and absenteeism alerts. This is integrated with Outreach+, which provides a back-up SMS service for parents who haven’t installed School Star.

MGM Wireless also launched its Spacetalk smartwatch late last year, under the AllMyTribe banner. Spacetalk is a 3G mobile phone, GPS tracker and watch, all in one.

Children can make and receive calls from a set of up to 20 contacts chosen in the AllMyTribe smartphone app. There is also a special SOS alert function that can be customised to call parents, and a GPS tracker to provide a child’s location via your smartphone.

The watch is perfect for children deemed too young for the complexity and cost of a smartphone, giving parents the peace of mind that they can contact their children at all times.

MGM Wireless became a publicly listed company in 2003, with initial revenue of $47,374. That jumped to $406,428 in 2004 and $1,079,960 in 2005.

In 2015 the company’s revenue came in at $3,867,822, with company profits exceeding $1 million for the first time at $1,041,780. MGM currently has a market capitalisation of $8.762 million.

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Ryan Clarkson-Ledward,
For Markets & Money


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