T-Mobile has just announced a new program today called, “4G PayDay”, which is a free, SMS-based mobile trivia game which is exclusively for their customers. The game will feature over $4,000 dollars in cash prizes, daily. There is also the ability to win an Audi Q5® (with Quattro® all-wheel drive (AWD) one a week.
Customers will be tested on several subjects like, pop culture, sports, science, history and more. The goal of the game is to correctly answer the most questions consecutively within one hour. Customers will be able to participate in as many as 3 games on a daily basis and the customer with the most correct answers in thegame that are consecutive, will win $4,000. As for the Audi, the player who has the most consecutive “correct” answers in a single game in a week will win the car.
More details can be found in the press release below.
T-Mobile Launches 4G PayDay™ SMS Trivia Contest Offering Customers a Chance to Win $4,000 a Day
T-Mobile introduces first-of-its-kind SMS-based trivia game launched by a wireless carrier in the U.S., offering $4,000 in cash prizes daily and an Audi Q5® vehicle with quattro® all-wheel drive weekly to the winning T-Mobile customer
BELLEVUE, Wash. — June 27, 2011 — T-Mobile USA, Inc. today launched the T-Mobile 4G PayDay™, a free, SMS-based mobile trivia game exclusively for T-Mobile customers.* A first-of-its-kind game in the U.S. to be launched by a wireless carrier, 4G PayDay encourages T-Mobile customers to test their knowledge of pop culture, sports, science, history and more. The goal of the game is to correctly answer the most consecutive questions within an hour. Eligible customers can participate in as many as three games each day. The player with the most consecutive correct answers in a single game each day will win $4,000 (“$4Gs”) and the most consecutive correct answers in a single game each week could win an Audi Q5 vehicle!
“T-Mobile customers continue to be some of the most active gamers and SMS users among any wireless carrier, and it is only natural to provide fun experiences to our customers aligning with their interests by creating a free trivia game with opportunities to win great prizes,” said Brad Duea, senior vice president of Value Added Services, T-Mobile USA. “This mobile trivia game is also a chance for us to celebrate our 4G network leadership as America’s Largest 4G Network™.”
How T-Mobile’s 4G PayDay mobile trivia game works:
- Starting today, T-Mobile customers can text START to 4444 to review and accept the game rules and participate in the 4G PayDay mobile trivia contest. The game will consist of multiple-choice trivia questions delivered via text message.
- The goal of the game is to correctly answer the most consecutive questions within an hour.
- If players get stuck, they can choose to get a HINT to narrow their choices, or to SKIP that question to continue their winning streak and get a different question. (Both options are limited to three per game and cost $1.00 each plus tax).
- The game ends with one incorrect answer or by reaching the one-hour time limit. Each player can participate in three games per day.
- The player with the most consecutive correct answers in one game each day will win the daily $4,000 prize. The weekly Audi Q5 vehicle winner is determined by the most consecutive correct answers in a single game for the week. In the event of a tie, the most consecutive answers in the shortest amount of time will be declared the winner.
To follow the winners and for more details on 4G PayDay including rules and regulations, please visit http://t-mobile4gpayday.com.
* Only T-Mobile USA customers 18 years of age or older are eligible to participate. T-Mobile employees are not eligible to participate. Due to the laws in specific states, T-Mobile USA customers in the following states and U.S. territory are not eligible to win: Vermont, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Montana, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska and Puerto Rico.
Neither access to T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network, nor a 4G device, is required to participate in 4G PayDay. T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network is not available everywhere; capable device required to achieve 4G speeds.
“Audi” and “Q5” are used with permission of Audi of America, Inc.
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About T-Mobile USA:
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG. By the end of the first quarter of 2011, approximately 128 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group — 33.6 million by T-Mobile USA — all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS and additionally HSPA+/HSPA+42. T-Mobile USA’s innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile USA among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG. For further information on Deutsche Telekom, please visit www.telekom.de/investor-relations.
For more information about T-Mobile’s 4G products, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
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