Viigo and the CFL Bring the Game to Blackberry(R) - for Free



    
    Stay onside with the CFL's edition of Viigo's mobile content service for
    smartphones.
    

    TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) today
announced that the league has partnered with Viigo Inc. (http://www.viigo.com)
to deliver CFL fans a mobile, interactive and real-time information service
that will dramatically enhance the fan experience.  The CFL now offers a free,
branded version of Viigo to fans, giving them one-click access to tickets,
schedules, news, scores and real-time stats from their BlackBerry smartphones.
    "Today people expect instant access to information they want, and that is
especially true in sports," said CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon. "The CFL employs
the latest technologies that allow us to interact with our fans, but Viigo
lets us establish a more personal connection between fans and the league than
any other medium we have used. The CFL has been looking for ways to further
engage with our fans and Viigo lets us do so in real time.  Now fans can
follow games in progress wherever they are, whenever they want, and can get
detailed information to make the games more exciting and meaningful."
    Fans can use Viigo to get up to the minute details about games underway
and to follow their team's progress as they compete to play in the Grey Cup.
But the CFL-branded version of Viigo does more than just provide fans with
one-click access to a wealth of information and activities to enhance their
enjoyment of football.  Since Viigo delivers customized and real-time access
to breaking news, sports, entertainment, weather, stock markets, games,
traffic alerts, blog posts and much more all from their smartphones, fans can
enjoy games without missing important information.
    "A new generation of football fans is demanding new ways of staying
connected to the sport they love," said Mark Ruddock, CEO of Viigo. "In fact,
this always connected, digital generation is looking at their relationship
with their favorite sports and sports teams in revolutionary new ways. From
real-time scores and fantasy stats, to features we'll be enabling in the
future such as live discussion forums, Viigo's ability to provide an always
on, always connected experience, wherever people are, is a key part of that
revolution."
    For more information on the CFL edition of Viigo, visit
http://www.cfl.ca/wireless or, to download now, visit
http://www.getviigo.com/cfl from your mobile browser.
    
    About the Canadian Football League
    
    The Canadian Football League is our league. It's built on a tradition as
proud, staged on a field as broad, and played at a pace as exciting as the
country we are proud to call home. Our championship game, the Grey Cup, is the
biggest single annual sporting event in Canada. And the 96th edition will be
played on November 23, 2008 in Montreal, QC. For additional information, visit
http://www.CFL.ca .
    
    About Viigo
    
    Viigo Inc. develops and markets one of the world's most popular mobile
content and services applications for smartphones. With over 5,000 channels
and information services, Viigo's community of subscribers enjoys
up-to-the-minute access to news, weather, sports, stocks and finance,
entertainment and blogs in one intuitive, simple, freely downloadable
application.  Founded in 2004, Viigo Inc. is a privately held company with its
corporate headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information,
visit http://www.viigo.com .  To download Viigo onto your device, go to
http://www.getviigo.com from your mobile browser.

    
     Contacts:
     Cathy Mertl
     VP, Product Marketing
     Viigo Inc.
     cathy.mertl@viigo.com
     +1 (416) 640-9915
    

    
     John Chilson
     Mobility Public Relations for Viigo
     viigo@mobilitypr.com
     +1 (503) 343-4133
    




For further information:

For further information: Cathy Mertl, VP of Product Marketing of Viigo 
Inc., +1-416-640-9915, cathy.mertl@viigo.com; or John Chilson of Mobility 
Public Relations, +1-503-343-4133, viigo@mobilitypr.com, for Viigo Web Site:
http://www.viigo.com                  http://www.getviigo.com               
  http://www.CFL.ca

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