We are delighted to be working with Contec on the delivery of live mobile sports content. This in-demand and authoritative content, delivered to virtually any mobile device, adds the next generation of services and complements the games, ringtones, and social community features we provide to mobile subscribers across China.
Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2008
http:Contec Innovations Inc. (TSX.V: BUZ), a global mobile services provider, today announced Justel, a leading service provider to China Unicom, has launched the English Premier League soccer services as a subscription service, powered by BUZmob™.
Mr. Yin Xinyu, CEO of Justel, commented on the agreement, "We are delighted to be working with Contec on the delivery of live mobile sports content. This in-demand and authoritative content, delivered to virtually any mobile device, adds the next generation of services and complements the games, ringtones, and social community features we provide to mobile subscribers across China."
This new service offers China Unicom's 180 million subscribers with live news, action photos, live match-day coverage, team line ups, scores, and team and player profiles--rendered for every handset. Chinese television audiences for Premier League matches frequently number in the hundreds of millions, making this live mobile service a very compelling offer.
"Commercially launching the Premier League service with Justel is a great start to feeding China's surging appetite for global sports information," said Don Lay, President and CEO of Contec. "Mobile data services are well entrenched. Last year China Unicom generated approximately $3 billion in value-added service revenue while text messaging volume itself reached a staggering 92 billion messages. Our live service will undoubtedly find a market that is keen for up-to-the-minute soccer news and is already accustomed to using mobile data services."
Justel is one of China's leading wireless value-added service providers delivering news, mobile content, and games to mobile consumers utilizing multiple technology platforms. Justel offers over 200 mobile applications to major Chinese wireless operators including China Unicom, China Mobile and China Telecom. Justel's head office is located in Beijing with branch offices in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shanxi, Liaoning, Jilin, Xinjiang and Yunnan. For more information, visit us at http://www.justel.com.cn.
About Contec Innovations:
We are innovators in mobile technology and services. Our BUZmob live mobile services enable mobile operators, media companies and service providers to generate new revenue from dynamic content services that engage mobile audiences--on every handset, every network, everywhere. BUZmob offers the largest portfolio of live news, sports, entertainment and finance mobile content delivered as a managed service. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Contec has a sales and support office in Beijing, China. For more information:http://www.contec.ca.
For more information on Contec Innovations, please contact:
Oren Friedman, Contec Innovations
oren.friedman @ contec.ca
Asa Zanatta, Spirit Communications
azanatta @ spiritcommunications.ca
Sasko Despotovski, Ascenta Capital Partners Inc.
Tel: +1.604.684.4743 ext. 2268 or 1.866.684.4743
sasko @ ascentacapital.com
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