TITLE

Wanted: Die-Hard Sports Fans

AUTHOR(S)
Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/16/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 29, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on deals between media companies and telecommunication companies for the provision of sports updates through mobile devices. Wireless applications for sports fans launched by SportsLine.com, CNNSI.com and NFL.com; Agreement between Arch Wireless Inc. and television network ESPN to deliver cobranded pagers; Features and services to be added by the companies.
ACCESSION #
4970577

 

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