Services announces 580 million calls & texts for American Idol

Link: Press Release | Telescope Inc | 63.5 Million Votes for American Idol | .

Telescope, the leader in mobile and interactive TV solutions with the largest phone voting system in the world, is pleased to announce another incredibly successful year with FOX’s ‘American Idol’, announcing a whopping 63.5 million votes last night for ‘Idol’ finalists.

More than 30 million viewers tune in to ‘America Idol’ each week to vote for their favorite contestants by dialing into the toll-free telephone numbers or texting in on their Cingular Wireless phones. This season, Telescope announced nearly 580 million combined toll-free telephone and mobile text votes.

That’s some performance, eh? Imagine if you got just one cent of revenue from each call and text? 😉

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