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TORONTO, December 20th, 2011 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announced that its leading soccer application, ScoreMobile FC, has been made available for Windows Phone, with full coverage in English and Spanish. The app is now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace at no charge.
ScoreMobile FC provides access to over 100 competitions from around the globe and offers soccer fans:
· Live scores, stats and standings
· Breaking news, top stories and updates
· Minute-by-minute commentary
· Up-to-date betting odds
· Form guides
· Injury reports
· Top goal scorers and assists lists
“With over 3 million monthly users, ScoreMobile and ScoreMobile FC are the go-to apps for sports fans worldwide across all major smartphone platforms,” says Dale Fallon, Vice President, Digital, Score Media Inc. “We’re confident that soccer fans on the Windows Phone platform will be excited about the English and Spanish availability of ScoreMobile FC with coverage of the sport’s top international leagues.”
Top leagues covered include:
· UEFA Champions League
· English Premier League
· Spanish La Liga
· Italian Serie A
· German Bundesliga
· Portuguese Primeira Liga
· Dutch Eredivisie
· Argentine Primera Division
· Brasileirao Serie A
· French Ligue 1
· Greek Superleague
“ScoreMobile FC joins the growing number of high-quality sports applications available to users of Windows Phone 7,” said Gladstone Grant, Vice President, Developer & Platform Group, Microsoft Canada. “Since Microsoft’s launch we’ve seen phenomenal growth in apps available through Marketplace, with more than 40,000 available today, just over a year since launch, thanks to the more than 15,000 developers working on the Microsoft-based platform.”
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Score Media Inc.
About Score Media Inc.
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 and the industry leading mobile sports applications ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC and SportsTap which reach over three million unique users per month. Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 280 employees in 2011, Score Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
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