SOURCE: Clickatell

Clickatell

June 04, 2009 00:53 ET

Clickatell Encourages Rapid Sign Up for President Obama Cairo Speech Highlights via Text Message -- Enroll Online by June 4th Deadline

Clickatell SMS-Powered System Creates "Mobile Town Hall Without Borders" for Global Audience Interested in "Live" Obama Speech; International Citizens Enroll Online by 6:00 am EDT at www.america.gov/sms.html

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - June 4, 2009) - Clickatell is announcing an update to its earlier story that the US State Department is providing free SMS / Text Message highlights of President Obama's speech to be delivered in Cairo, Egypt on June 4, 2009. People around the world are encouraged to sign up immediately as we approach the anticipated Cairo speech.

The deadline to sign up online is 6:00 am EDT, Thursday, June 4th.

Four Steps to Make the Most of this Historic Mobile Event:

1- International/Non-US Citizens can enroll online at www.america.gov/sms.html

2- Complete the online enrollment form to receive SMS speech highlights on mobile phone

3- Receive President Obama's speech highlights during momentous event on June 4

4- Comment during Obama's Speech via standard 2-way SMS reply

Considered a "Mobile Town Hall Without Boarders," the President Obama Cairo Speech SMS Service is taking advantage of ubiquitous text messaging to engage with all citizens outside the US with broad reach and instant communications of Speech highlights going out 'in real time' to 275+ countries worldwide. With SMS from Clickatell, highlights from President Obama's Speech will be sent 'live' to participants around the world and they can reply by simply texting back comments during the speech and be 'heard.' Enrolled participants will have the ability to send SMS response comments via their mobile phone back to the US Department of State regarding President Obama's speech. The US Department of State will post selected comments received via SMS from global citizens online at www.america.gov/sms-comments.html following the speech.

To immediately enroll in President Obama Cairo Speech SMS Service, please go to: www.america.gov/sms.html.

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