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TORONTO, June 30th, 2011 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces the launch of the Spanish edition of ScoreMobile® FC . The makers of ScoreMobile, a top 5 free sports app worldwide on Android™, BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone, are proud to now offer detailed coverage for Spanish-speaking soccer fans just in time for Copa America, Latin America’s most important soccer event.
With comprehensive coverage of over 60 leagues and competitions including Copa America, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, and leagues in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Spain, the Spanish version of ScoreMobile FC will have die-hard soccer fans covered. Just like the original ScoreMobile FC, the app is a free, comprehensive source of information offering:
- Live scores, stats and standings
- Real-time push alerts sent directly to a user’s device
- Breaking news, top stories and game odds
- Interactive live blogs for key games
"With over 3 million monthly users, ScoreMobile has been a hit with fans in many countries," says Dale Fallon, Director, Mobile, Score Media Inc. "Through our audience feedback, we have heard loud and clear that Spanish is the most popular choice for additional language support and we are proud to make Spanish our company’s first offering beyond English."
ScoreMobile FC in Spanish is now available on the BlackBerry platform and will be available imminently for iPhone users. Also coming soon are the Android and Windows Phone versions of the app. Other popular languages will be offered later in 2011.
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Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment. Score Media’s primary asset, theScore Television Network (“theScore”), is a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event programming in more than 6.8 million homes across Canada. The Company’s digital media assets include theScore.com, theScore iPad Edition and the industry leading mobile sports applications ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC and SportsTap which reach over three million unique users per month. Score Media also operates theScore Satellite Radio which is available across North America on SiriusXM. Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 270 employees in 2011, Score Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
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