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Staying Mobile At The Big Day Out - 2008

Staying Mobile At The Big Day Out - 2008

Telecom has boosted mobile coverage at the Big Day Out (BDO) to help ensure that Telecom customers won’t have any problems staying in touch at Friday’s event in Auckland.

Telecom GM Consumer Marketing, David Craig, says the additional coverage will help make the Telecom sponsored event even more enjoyable for the over 40,000 people who will attend.

“There’s nothing more frustrating than not being able to contact friends because of delayed text messages or congested calling – we’re doing everything we can so that Telecom customers will be able to stay connected,” says Mr Craig.

Upping coverage is just one of the many Telecom initiatives at the BDO designed to make it easy for attendees to connect with each other and with music.

• Blog it - Telecom mobile broadband and laptops will be available for free from the Telecom Recharge zone on the day for facebook, bebo and My Space updates

• Call friends overseas – the Telecom International Connection Point next to the international food stands will be offering free international calling all day so BDO-goers share their experiences with friends overseas.

• Having trouble being heard? Hop inside one of the three Telecom Hush Cones around the stadium to make your mobile call. A NZ first, the Hush Cones are designed to provide a quieter place for people to chat in the middle of noisy, bustling crowds.

• Losing power? Telecom customers can head to the Telecom Recharge Zone Phone Crèche to re-charge their mobiles at no charge. While their phone is charging masseuses will be on hand to revive phone owners.

• Want the Music? Go to Telecom Music Store to download tracks from many of your favourite BDO artists straight to a Telecom mobile phone (standard Telecom Music Store charges apply).


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