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MobileWeb supports Belga-Vox concert – and you?

MobileWeb has offered a free SMS service to support the Belga-Vox concert, which will take place next sunday 17 May 2009 at the Atomium.   

Belga-Vox is a organisation that wants to enforce the solidarity, the dialogue, the respect and the multicultural diversity in Belgium.  They also aim to make the Belgian identity stronger. 

The concert boosts performances by a large ranges of Belgian artists, including:
Adamo, Arno, Baloji, Julos Beaucarne, Boogie Boy, A Brand, Koen Buyse (Zornik), Stef Kamil Carlens (Zita Swoon), The Catatonics, Clouseau, Daan & Telex, Jasper Erkens, Delphine Gardin (Monsoon), Rocco Granata, JackyBond, Jeronimo, Joshua, Sandra Kim & Les Gauff, Steven & Stijn Kolacny (Scala), Flip Kowlier, Laura Lynn, Machiavel, Marka, Maurane, Stijn Meuris (Monza), Paul Michiels, Jef Neve, Didier Odieu, Patrick Ouchène, Bart Peeters, An Pierlé, Tom Pintens, Axelle Red, Gabriel Rios, Rival CNN, Roland, Kate Ryan, Saule, The Scabs, Selah Sue, Sioen, Eté 67, Jasper Steverlinck, Sttellla, Suarez, Toots Thielemans, Sacha Toorop, Stash, Triggerfinger, Will Tura, Luna Twist, Frank Vander Linden, Johan Verminnen, Marie Warnant, Yevgueni and Joost Zweegers (Novastar).

You can support Belga-Vox by simply sending a SMS to the number 4666 (1 euro).

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Dutch SMS service to stimulate Mobile Internet

Three years after the launch of the Belgian PlazZza platform, The Netherlands are also coming with a SMS service to stimulate Dutch Mobile Internet sites.

The initiative comes from the Open Mobiel Internet, who started testing the flatfee SMS9009 service.  For a fix tariff of 500 euro per 3 months, advertisers can reserve a keyword on the shortcode 9009.  When consumers send this keyword by sms, they receive a direct link to the mobile internet site of the advertiser.  Both sending the keyword and receiving the link are free of charge.  The Dutch mobile operators Vodafone, KPN and T-Mobile all joined the initiative to further stimulate and drive traffic to the Mobile Internet.  All actors are hoping that ultimately this will lead to the development of many more mobile marketing campaigns.

The tests will be evaluated at the end of 2009. 

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