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Blyk hits 4 million subscribers

Mobile media company Blyk has announced that it now has four million opt-in subscribers around the world, up from one million at the end of 2010

Blyk on Aircel bags 1.65M users in first year

Mobile advertising company Blyk has announced it has secured 1.65 million users in the first year of its partnership with Indian operator Aircel

Blyk launches in India with Aircel

Blyk announced the launch of its services in India, working with operator Aircel to launch the youth-oriented proposition “Blyk on Aircel.”

Nexit invests in Blyk, India launch planned

Ad-funded MVNO Blyk has secured a EUR17 million financing round from a consortium of investors led by mobile venture capital firm Nexit Ventures, reports Telecompaper.

Blyk launches in the Netherlands

Blyk today announced the commercial launch of its consumer and advertiser service in the Netherlands.

Orange UK launches mobile ad service with Blyk

Telecompaper reports that Orange UK has introduced ‘Orange Shots’, a mobile advertising service that enables brands to engage and interact directly with targeted segments of Orange’s customer base.

Blyk reveals advertising figures

MVNO Blyk claims its advertising-funded business model is beginning to take off. According to Sales Director Jonathan MacDonald in an interview with MocoNews, click-through rates are currently running at between 12 and 43 percent, depending on the type of ad format received (SMS, MMS, photos, animations and videos).

Blyk claims over 30,000 subscribers

UK MVNO Blyk claims its advertising-funded business model is growing by 3,000 subscribers every week and has a total customer base of 30,000 at present.

Blyk to launch in Holland

Advertising-funded MVNO Blyk is to expand into the Dutch market with a planned launch on Vodafone’s network in the second half of this year.

Report raises concern over Blyk

Media buyers have begun to voice concern at the size of the subscriber base for ad-funded MVNO Blyk, according to a report in UK publication New Media Age.