200,000 Fans Sign Up for Guinness VIP – New Interactive Football & Entertainment Platform for Mobile PhonesPosted on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 2:27 PM
The Guinness sponsored social interactive platform, Guinness VIP (GVIP) recently launched to connect Guinness consumers to the very best of football experience recorded a massive sign up of football fans and consumers of over 200,000 members just 6 weeks after launch.
Nigeria’s fastest growing football mobile social platform despite crossing the 200,000 consumer sign up mark, is still growing phenomenally. This can readily be attributed to the unique networking experience enjoyed by members on signing up to the platform. Guinness VIP which possesses features such as the most recent football news and updates also allows for healthy and stimulating football debates on amongst friends, football enthusiasts,fans and rival fans on a wide array of current football related topics
Guinness®, owners of the Guinness VIP mobile platform have over last couple of weeks also injected some more excitement on the platform, members had an exclusive online chat with former Super Eagles international - Victor Ikpeba, won special VIP tickets to the Rhythm Unplugged show that happened in December, had their say during major EPL matches and got a chance to win fabulous prizes. Amongst the most recent winners amongst Guinness members were Sola Jimoh, an aspiring accountant from Ilorin and Michael Adeoye a computer engineer in Ibadan, both members were rewarded with ten thousand naira (N10,000) airtime each.
In their joint statement, Sola Jimoh said “it was the last thing on my mind that I would win on the platform, I was already happy with the opportunity to access my beloved Arsenal’s information from my phone, so I was only too happy to invite my friend to join on to Guinness VIP, yet I was rewarded with N10,000. I can’t express my joy, I’m so grateful to Guinness®. Whilst Manchester United fan and winner of N10,000 airtime Michael Adeoye added “ I didn’t expect it at all, I was so surprised , I feel great to rewarded by Guinness for keeping in touch with the happening in football, it feels great!.
Adenike Adebola; Marketing Manager-Guinness® said: “We are quite pleased with the phenomenal growth and obvious acceptance of the Guinness VIP mobile platform within the football loving community of Guinness consumers and fans of the game, we are excited about bringing this unique experience to consumers all over the country as demonstrated by the winners and we will continue to identify create and share in the unique experiences and the growing passion for football amongst our consumers. It can only get bigger and better because Guinness is at the heart of it.
To be a part of it Get the inside track on all things football and so much more live on Guinness VIP. Text ‘yes’ and date of birth i.e. day, month and year (DD/MM/YY) to 1759 or Visit http://m.guinnessvip.com