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April 01, 2010 16:48 ET

kgb 542542 Text Answer Service and Its New Web Site, "kgb Answers" Are the Sources for All Your NCAA Tournament-Related Questions and Info

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -  The Final Four is set with Duke taking on West Virginia and Michigan State battling Butler this Saturday in Indianapolis with the winners meeting in the championship game Monday night -- and kgb's 542542 text answer service, together with kgb's new Web site, kgb Answers,, continues to be the #1 place for all your NCAA Tournament-related questions.

kgb's 542542 text answer service, which has been airing commercials during the NCAA Tournament games on CBS, is powered by thousands of Special Agents, many of whom love sports and get fired up by March Madness. Kgb's Special Agents provide quick, accurate answers to any question at a cost of $0.99 cents per question.

In addition to texting kgb for all your college basketball questions when you are out and about on your mobile phone, fans can also visit kgb Answers at and check out for free the service's most-asked March Madness and college hoops queries. Site visitors can search kgb's vast database of millions of questions and answers at no charge. kgb is featuring college basketball content to showcase the extensive variety of questions users ask the service -- and the top-quality answers that kgb Agents research in response.

Among the most popular Final Four questions asked of kgb to date are (answers provided through the links below):

When was the last time Duke made it to the Final Four?

How tall is Butler's Gordon Hayward?

Have two #5 seeds ever met up in the Final Four?

Has West Virginia Coach Bob Huggins coached anywhere else?

Which team ousted #1 seed Nebraska from the women's NCAA basketball tournament?

Has West Virginia ever made it to the Final Four?

What day will the women's NCAA championship game be played?

About kgb

kgb has pioneered the provision of a broad range of wholesale and retail information services beyond traditional directory assistance services, including call completion, movie listings, train schedules, price comparisons and "Ask Us Anything" service across multiple platforms, including mobile and landline phones, SMS and the Internet. In 2009 kgb launched its flagship text answer service, 542542 (kgbkgb) following the success of kgb's similar "Ask Us Anything" premium text answer service in the United Kingdom. Early in 2010, kgb extended the brand to the Web with the launch of, a site where users can search the vast kgb database of questions and answers, or ask their own question directly to a kgb Agent. Also in 2010, kgb harnessed its vast database of hyperlocal directory assistance information to launch, a group buying service that brings its members a daily discount on a city's most popular products and services; initially launched in New York, Paris, and London. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally and answered nearly a billion questions.

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