Friday, 15 May 2009

Virgin Mobile signs up to Bebo Open Mobile – UK

British MVNO Virgin Mobile has announced that it has signed up to the Bebo Open Mobile programme.

The deal will see Virgin Mobile and Bebo collaborate to set up Bebo Open Mobile Internet, which will customise the Bebo mobile website with Virgin Mobile specific navigation, advertising and bookmarks. Bebo Open Mobile Messaging will also be rolled out to Virgin Mobile customers, allowing them to receive alerts and send updates by text message using the short code 22326.

Commenting on the announcement, Virgin Media’s John Conlon said: “Bebo Open Mobile allows us to offer all the great Bebo features in a simple and accessible way that makes sense for Virgin Media customers and we look forward to continuing to work with Bebo to bring new services and experiences to all consumers.”