It has now been revealed that mobile agency Broadplay plans on introducing a new service whereby customers would be able to receive SMS updates of any breaking news events from the G20 meet. By partnering together with The Globe and Mail, Broadplay has been able to convince major mobile carriers in United States to offer text message updates for the G20 summit. Although it is completely free for users to sign up, when receiving a text message, standard text charges will apply. It is possible to sign up either directly from the website or by simply smsing text G20 to 123411.
The G20 summit is slated to be held on the 26th and 27th of June and will feature the financial head of various countries such as US, England, France, India, China among. As these world leaders gather together in NY, any breaking news events from the event will now be broadcasted directly to your mobile phone via text messages. Any news that can prove to be beneficial for maternal health and traffic jams to the global financial crisis; you can get all the advice you need.
This service is expected to start from June 21-28 where users will have the ability of getting all updates via text messages. According to a statement on the Broadplay website, “We have now decided to go ahead and start a free service that users can to start up to date with all the latest happenings from the G20 summit to be held in Toronto this week. Subscribers can expect to get around 30 different text messages during the entire week. Apart from the option of subscribing for the services, users also have the option of unsubscribing after which they would no longer receive any text messages in there unlocked cell phones. Through this service we hope to inform about various political changes that might affect their lives.”