TORONTO, March 16 /CNW/ - Yahoo! Canada Mobile and Yahoo! Messenger are
excited to be a part of the first contest that combines SMS and Instant
Messaging on a phone. Yahoo! Canada and mobile partner, Rogers Wireless
encourage you to check out www.im2win.ca, text Yahoo! to 2222 and be the next
BlackBerry(R) Pearl owner.
The contest has been running for two weeks and already there are 2,500
Canadian players. To enter users log in to Yahoo! Mobile Messenger on their
phone using a Yahoo! or Rogers Yahoo! ID and instant message the password to
winapearl. The contest runs until April 15th.
Yahoo! Instant Messenger is the only messenger program that is
interoperable offering a quick and easy way for colleagues, friends and family
to send messages from computers, to phones, to personal digital assistants.
The Messenger program allows users to see right from their phone who is online
and available to chat, empowering users to live a connected life.
"This contest is another way that Yahoo! Canada and Rogers Wireless
respond to the needs of their users bringing them messages where they want,
when they want on a device that they want it on - even on the go," said Kerry
Munro, general manager of Yahoo! Canada.
The BlackBerry(R) Pearl is a device everyone has been waiting for, with
fantastic features plus a built in camera and music player. It's light, small
and chic and is perfect for anyone on the move.
For more information or to speak with Kerry Munro from Yahoo! Canada,
please contact Julia Stein or Clive Hobson, details below.
About Yahoo! Canada
Yahoo! Canada Co. is a leading Internet destination that provides online
products and services to meet the needs of Canadians and offers a range of
tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users.
Yahoo! Canada services Canadians in both English and in French through its
sites, www.yahoo.ca and www.yahoo.qc Yahoo! Canada is headquartered in
For further information:
For further information: Media contacts: Clive Hobson, Yahoo! Canada,
(416) 848-6184, firstname.lastname@example.org; Julia Stein, Fleishman-Hillard, (416)