TV Commerce Holdings PLC
30 March 2005
TV Commerce Holdings plc
Mobile psychic readings now available with all major network providers
AIM-quoted TV Commerce Holdings, the fast-growing media and entertainment
company, is pleased to announce that its palm readings and psychic readings by
mobile telephone are now available to mobile users with 02, Vodafone, Orange, 3
The introduction across all the major network providers follows successful
studio trials when users paid £4.50 a time for the service. Revenues are shared
with the mobile provider involved and Requestec, the digital messaging software
group that helped develop the system, leaving TV Commerce with £1.70 per call
net of all costs.
TV Commerce chief executive Vince Stanzione said: 'We look forward to seeing a
further increase in our revenues now this service is available with all the
major UK network providers. Our content is well-suited to mobile telephony, and
the facility will also work well with live interactive shows.'
Users take a photo of their palm and then send the photo-message to 07704 632
634. It is read by one of TV Commerce's expert readers and a reading sent back
to the user via text messaging. The service is live 24 hours a day, 7 days a
The photo-messaging service can also be used to enhance psychic text readings or
to send in old photos for clairvoyants to use. During a recent trial on Your
Destiny TV with leading clairvoyant Joe Power, viewers used the service in
encouraging numbers, resulting in extra revenue for the show.
Requestec's Head of Business Development, Marek Zwiefka-Sibley, said: '
Requestec is pleased to offer a fast, cost-effective solution to Your Destiny TV
and we look forward to working with TV Commerce on future mobile-to-TV and
TV Commerce is also testing photo-messaging technology for a new dating show,
Date with Destiny, where users seeking new relationships can send in photos and
messages direct to live studio hosts.
For further information contact:
Vince Stanzione, Chief Executive, TV Commerce Holdings plc: 01908 330 747
07712 651 777
Allan Piper, First City Financial Public Relations: 020 7436 7486
07736 064 982
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