LivePerson Extends Partnership with O2 to Scale Digital Engagement Services

 LivePerson Extends Partnership with O2 to Scale Digital Engagement Services

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, Oct. 7, 2013

- Digital Engagement continues to play a key role in the telco giant's
customer service strategy

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson , Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a
leading provider of digital engagement solutions and O2 , the commercial brand
of Telefonica UK Limited, today announced the extension of their partnership,
as O2, a leading telecommunications company with over 23 million customers,
expands the company's digital engagement services to their customers.

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O2 has made significant enhancements to its digitally-led customer service
strategy to include live chat , rich-media , and mobile engagements ,
providing the best possible service to customers. LivePerson plays a critical
role in this strategy, as a long standing partner and an expert in helping
brands connect with their customers.

Richard Clarke, Head of Digital Service, O2 comments: "We've seen a dramatic
increase in the level of engagement with customers across our digital channels
in recent years, and LivePerson has played a key role helping us engage with
our customers in these channels. We look forward to expanding this
relationship further to continue to offer our customers the best possible
service. Consumer behaviour is changing rapidly, and having a partner like
LivePerson to help us engage our customers in what's fast becoming a preferred
channel, is a fundamental advantage for us as we look to strengthen our
digital customer service platform."

"O2 is an example of a truly innovative, customer-centred company, adopting
the latest digital engagement technologies in order to meet and exceed the
evolving demands of today's consumers. Their continued investment in digital
engagement solutions is a testament to their commitment to the customer
experience and the growing importance of providing rich, personalized
engagement in the digital channel," said Alan Banks, Head of EMEA at
LivePerson. "LivePerson is committed to helping brands create meaningful
connections with their customers, and we're delighted to partner with O2, as
they continue to provide superior customer service."

LivePerson offers an innovative formula for live digital engagement,
integrating patented predictive targeting technology with a full suite of
innovative engagement tools, and enhanced by a self-learning enrichment
engine. LivePerson's platform helps brands understand their site visitors'
intent and value, enabling them to meaningfully connect through chat, voice,
personalized messaging and video chat across all channels and devices, and
helping brands improve the digital customer journey and increase brand value.

About LivePerson LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) offers a cloud-based platform
that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their
customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the
right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. This
"intelligent engagement" is driven by real-time behavioural analytics,
producing connections based on a true understanding of business objectives and
customer needs.

More than 8,500 companies rely on LivePerson's platform to increase
conversions and improve customer experience, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM,
Microsoft, Verizon, Sky, Walt Disney, PNC, QVC and Orbitz.

LivePerson received the CODiE award for Best Content Management Solution in
2012, and has been named a Market Share Leader by Frost and Sullivan in 2012.
LivePerson is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco,
Atlanta, Santa Monica, Tel Aviv, London and Melbourne.

For more information, please visit www.liveperson.com . To view other press
releases about LivePerson, please visit pr.liveperson.com.

About O2 O2 is the commercial brand of Telefonica UK Limited and is a leading
communications company with over 23 million customers – read more about O2 at
www.o2.co.uk/news . O2 runs 2G and 3G networks and was the first to trial
4G/LTE, reaching speeds of over 100Mpbs, as well as owning half of Tesco
Mobile. It also operates O2 Wifi, O2 Health, O2 Unify, O2 Media and has
recently launched the O2 Wallet. O2 employs over 11,000 people in the UK, has
over 450 retail stores and sponsors The O2, O2 Academy venues and the England
rugby team. Telefonica UK Limited is part of Telefonica Europe plc which uses
O2 as its commercial brand in the UK, Ireland, Slovakia, Germany and the Czech
Republic and is a business division of Telefonica SA.

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Press contact

Erin KangLivePerson Communications +1 (917)214-6349 ekang@liveperson.com

For UK: Zoe Bevis / Helen ShafeOctopus Communications for LivePerson +44 (00)
845 3700 655 liveperson@octopuscomms.net

Website: http://www.liveperson.com
 
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