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Blyk, look what you made me resort to!

Please remind me why I am a member of Blyk. I swear, I’ve spent more time complaining to and about them, than I have actualling using my Blyk texts and minutes; which I think is a little dissapoiting. I was so looking forward to love Blyk. Earlier on I tried phoning up Blyk to find […]

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How not to reassure your customers!

Some of you may recall my complain to Blyk I posted yesterday; this was directly aimed at my frustration of some of the Blyk staff, but also turned out to be a ranting ramble about the audacity that Blyk think they have to expand. Well it seems, they’ve finally gotten around to reading my complaint […]

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Never hesitate to complain… I don’t!

I was talking to Ewan about my phone operator Blyk; I’ve been with them since February/March, and for the most part I’ve loved the service, I mean it’s free right? Somehow, some Blyk membercare staff have got it into their heads that shouting to me down the phone, or telling me to go to the […]

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Blyk model expanding

From our Blyk Watcher Ricky… — Patrick broke the news yesterday that Blyk was expanding into Europe and it seems that the model looks to be taken up round the work! Last month Ewan reported that U-Mobile in the Philippians to Blyk had just started up and it seems that over in United Arab Emirates […]

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Blyk expands into Europe

Blyk has announced that it is hoping to repeat the success it has had in the UK and will be expanding its operation and moving out into more European countries next year. It already told us that it was moving into the Netherlands in January of this year and today it has announced that the […]

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Blyk’s one year celebration party: 145k users and growing

Congratulations to all at Blyk, everybody’s favourite ad-funded MNVO. The beautiful people were out in force when I arrived at the Blyk summer party this evening. They know their stuff, do Blyk. Their events are always well orchestrated and organised. Here’s a QIK of me arriving: I was a little bit late so I missed […]

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Blyk: ’53p per response from our audience’

Blyk, the ad-funded MVNO, has launched a ‘media.blyk.com‘ service for advertisers considering using their service to reach over 100,000 youngsters directly. It’s a smart step toward reaching out to advertisers. It’s the average 29% response rate that snares immediate interest, though, I reckon. If you’re looking for more information on Blyk and their model, their […]

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U Watch – a look at the Philippines own ‘Blyk’

Ãœ Watch Ãœ is the first ad-funded network in Philippians, and is very similar to the UK MVNO Blyk. Ewan broke the news on SMS Text News last week and since then there has been lot of talk within the blogging community about the new service. This is where Ãœ Watch comes in, as you […]

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Blyk move to soho; party coming up

Blyk have moved out of their city offices and into prime Soho territory, taking up residence in Great Marlborough Street to be right slap bang in the middle of UK ad-land. Smart, sensible. Makes sense. They can all start wearing black tshirts and Nikes instead of pinstripes. What’s more, they’re having a summer party next […]

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Dean Merrion of Virgin Mobile decamps to Blyk

Another piece of Blyk news after today’s BlykWatch diary: MobileToday are reporting that Dean Merrion, former head of Sales, Online & Marketing at Virgin Mobile has joined Blyk as Director of Member Sales and Marketing. Every success Dean!

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Blyk Mobile Up To 30k Subscribers, Still Doing Well

Blyk Mobile has recently revealed to Mobile Entertainment that they now have a healthy 30,000 subscribers, and is maintaining the ad click-through rate of 12-43 percent. Blyk is a MVNO operating in the UK, specifically targeted towards 16-24 year olds. Users must submit proof of age to qualify for service, and receive a limited amount […]

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3 Italy and Fenacom launching MVNO for pensioners

Link: 3 Italia, Fenacom to launch MVNO for senior citizens – Telecompaper That’s an interesting move, eh? One one end of the scale you’ve got Blyk addressing the youth… now in Italy, an MVNO for the oldies in the country? Cool! I don’t think Saga, the UK company specialising in services for the over 50s, […]