Cricinfo Mobile, a provider of cricket-related mobile application and services, has announced the launch of the Cricinfo MobiCast service which offers users a live ball-by-ball update and scorecard service delivered to internet/ GPRS- enabled mobile phones.
The Cricinfo in association with the Plusmo is offering this service which a free service with only the standard data charges applicable based on the users rate plans.
The Cricinfo MobiCast service presently has 500 mobile users across various brands and is expecting more mobile users to join them.
Anil Nair, Head-Wireless Media, Cricinfo commented, “The ball-by-ball updates is one of the most popular features in Cricinfo for cricketing fans worldwide since it offers informed, uninterrupted match updates live through a user’s browser, thereby replicating the closest experience of watching a match live. The same feature in a mobile phone assumes even more significance since it enables fans to keep tabs on matches, with every single ball, even on the move.”
The users have to point mobile device browser to the URL http://ci.plusmo.com to download the client.