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Skype & TravelSim offer free calls to World Cup footie fans

Aimed at those going to the World Cup in Brazil for Summer 2014

Let’s face it. It has been estimated that for soccer fans travelling from England it will cost around £10, 000 in flights, tickets and accommodation. And that’s just for the three opening group games. Love ones left at home are bound to worry. Which is why two Estonian based technology firms TravelSim and Skype have teamed up to make it free for Skype users to call all TravelSim mobile users. The beauty of this arrangement is that the TravelSim user doesn’t even need a data connexion. Continue reading

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Rio Ferdinand Manchester United mobile magazine

Mobile application debut of Rio Ferdinand magazine earns iTunes Lifestyle top-spot

LONDON, UK: September 21st 2011: Digital publishing platform, Kindmags, is celebrating the successful launch of 5 Magazine for the Apple iOS.
The magazine, edited by Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand, achieved first position in the UK Lifestyle category for the iPhone, as well as [...]

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Mobile payments from paythru powering £100,000 football giveaway

Strike the Bar provides entertainment during half-time at football matches – by giving punters the chance to win £100,000. To win, you need to kick the ball from the half-way line… and hit the cross bar. Today, mobile payments provider paythru has announced that it will be driving the digital payments for the prize.
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Sprint offers mobile video for free – for unlimited football fans

It’s the news that all mobile video enthusiasts have wanted to hear. Through an officially-branded app, Sprint is offering subscribers access to live television free from additional charges. The only piece of bad news is that it’s only of use to you if you’re also an American football fan. Continue reading

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Mobile gaming sees push from World Cup

Now that the World Cup is over and the dust has begun to settle, mobile companies are looking back at their numbers from the tournament. Today we’ve got a report from mobile entertainment company Buzzcity, which reports a massive increase in the number of mobile games it sold through its Djuzz platform. Continue reading

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‘The Beautiful App’ Launch Lets Fans Score World Cup Nirvana

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Avenir Telecom and O2 Kick Off the World Cup with ‘Match of the Day’

Avenir Telecom, the UK’s leading distributor in mobile telecoms, today announced a unique joint sales and marketing venture, equipping the channel with expertise, support and a generous dose of out-of-the-box thinking that will help drive sales across Q2 and Q3 2010. 

’Match of the Day’ saw Avenir and O2 take up residence at Wembley Stadium in May, for a series of one-to-one meetings with some of its dealer base. Each dealer had an opportunity to talk to senior Avenir and O2 executives about their business plans, sales pipelines, etc., and they could pitch for marketing and business support. 

Dealers were also treated to a tour of the world renowned Stadium which hosted the FA Cup Final. Continue reading

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Goal.com Helps Kick Off the 2010 World Cup Adding Live Scores, Stats, News and More to Mobile App

LONDON, UK and KANSAS CITY, MO (USA) –(9 June 2010) – Just in time for the commencement of the highly anticipated 2010 World Cup, Goal.com, the world’s #1 source for global football news, today launched a new World Cup edition of its mobile application.
The Goal.com app is available to download now for free across all [...]

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World Cup Mobile: iPundit iPhone app from Thomson Sport

football Thomson Sport has released a new iPhone app for the World Cup that combines footie, social networking and gaming. The iPundit app lets you predict the results for all upcoming matches, and score points depending on how accurate you are. The gaming and social networking comes in when you can compare scores with your friends, and share opinions with any iPundit user. Continue reading

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Fox Soccer Channel Teams Up with 2ergo to Develop FIFA World Cup iPhone Application

Gorgeous new application serves as soccer fans’ ticket to South Africa and one-stop guide to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™
Arlington, VA – May 27, 2010 – With anticipation building around the world for one of the most popular events in all of sports, Fox Soccer Channel and 2ergo Americas, a leading international provider of mobile [...]

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1Goal set be biggest text campaign ever

Rating: Mobile web site could do with some help, though

The mobile equivalent of Band Aid has just got under way. Instead of building on music, 1Goal will focus on football. With over 1 billion text messages going out to people in the coming weeks, 1Goal is set to become the largest, cause-related campaign in history. Continue reading

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Mobile marketers getting ready for World Cup 2010 surge in advertising awareness

fifa-mobile-iphone-world-cup-2010The World Cup isn’t just the biggest global sporting event in existence – it’s also one of the biggest marketing events worldwide. Pretty much every country in the world gets involved in the event, with national pride sparking a level of engagement its hard to replicate elsewhere. And a lot of mobile marketers are hoping that World Cup 2010 will drive an upsurge of public awareness in mobile advertising. Continue reading

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Mobile application developer gets deal for 80 footie clubs

footballWe’ve often commented on how the community aspect of sports clubs makes them the perfect target for mobile. Your mobile device can keep you closer to your community than any other digital channel. As further proof of that, today we have news that mobile content and app company Bright AI has been chosen to create mobile services for eighty football clubs across England and Wales. Continue reading

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Mobile marketing quickies: MMA Germany and Everton FC goes mobile

mobile-marketingThe MMA has gotten in close with the mobile section of the BVDW in Germany and Everton Football Club has chosen an SMS marketing platform to stay in contact with its fans more closely.
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the Bundesliga arrives on Orange sport

Orange has acquired the rights for the German football championship for the 2009-2010 season, and will be showing up to four matches every weekend exclusively on the Orange sport channel, available on TV and PC. After the French Ligue 1 and Italian Serie A, this is therefore the third major European football championship offered by [...]

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