Partner to Offer World Premiere Mobile App

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has entered into a strategic partnership with BlueTalk NV, the creators of the innovative social sports platform, TeamBlogger, to offer a World Premiere mobile service.

All the Table Tennis fans in the world will be able to follow in real-time all the results of world level competitions organized under the patronage of the ITTF. This includes a wide variety of results but also statistics and user generated content like comments or picture taken during competitions.

“This world premiere mobile app will allow all the Table Tennis fans in the world to unite behind our marvelous sport and network with each other”, said Adham Sharara, President of ITTF, “and we believe that the popularity of our sport will grow even further by combining the power of social networking with the growing market of smart mobile devices.”

“This partnership with BlueTalk will also show that the ITTF wants to remain at the edge of tomorrow’s technologies when it comes to please the more than four hundred millions of Table Tennis fans all over the world.” concluded Sharara.

Luc Jacobs, CEO of BlueTalk, said, “After our contract with the Badminton World Federation, this World Premiere with the International Table Tennis Federation reinforces our value proposition to sport fans all over the world, especially in Asia and gives to our media and commercial partners a unique opportunity to connect with close to 1 billion people in one of the fastest growing economy in the world.”

The new mobile app will be expected to launch in the second half of 2012, and will be available through a variety of mobile platforms.

About BlueTalk:

BlueTalk N.V. has been pioneering mobile technologies since 2006 and in 2010 the company launched Footie, a mobile community platform for soccer fans based on the TeamBlogger technology, which is now already available for such prestigious clubs as the Portuguese giant S.L. Benfica, the Badminton World Federation, broadcaster like RTL and for Mobile operators as Saudi Telecom Company of Saudi and Indosat of Indonesia. —- ITTF

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