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August 27, 2010 12:18 ET

kgb 542542 Text Answer Service and Hit the Field to Answer All Your 2010 College Football Questions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 27, 2010) -  The 2010 college football season officially kicks off on September 2 -- and kgb's 542542 text answer service and its new Web site, kgbAnswers,, are ready to tackle all pigskin-related questions. To prepare for the start of the season, fans are blitzing kgb with questions ranging from stats and player backgrounds to new conference changes and predictions.

kgb's 542542 text answer service is powered by thousands of kgb Special Agents who provide quick, accurate answers to any question at a cost of 99 cents per question.

In addition to texting kgb for all your college football questions, fans can also visit kgb Answers at and check out the service's most-asked football queries for free on the site's football category page Site visitors can search kgb's vast database of millions of questions and answers at no charge. kgb is featuring college football-related content to showcase the extensive variety of questions users ask the service -- and the top-quality answers that kgb Agents research in response.

The most popular college football questions asked of kgb to date include (answers provided through the links below):

Did more teams join the Mountain West Conference?

Will Mark Herzlich return to the field this season?

Did Cody Endres and Erik Kuraczea get suspended from UConn?

Was Dillon Baxter suspended for the first USC game?

Will Ri'Shard Anderson be a starter on this year's Syracuse football team?

Who will be the Colorado Buffaloes' starting quarterback in the season opener?

Is there going to be an award named after a former Arkansas State player?

Have Orrin Hatch's views changed with the announcements of BYU and Utah leaving the Mountain West Conference?

About kgb
kgb is a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its nineteen year history, kgb has built some of the most successful brands in the telecommunications, customer care and enhanced information services sectors. kgb's European brands include The Number 118 118 in the United Kingdom and Le Numero 118 218 in France, both of which are leading players in their respective markets.

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 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 Special Agent. kgb's customer care business operates in the U.S. and Europe and has over ten years of experience in providing call center support for many leading customer service and sales-oriented organizations across a variety of industry groups, including telecommunications, cable, utilities, government, and health care.

In 2010, kgb harnessed its database of hyper-local directory assistance information to launch, a coupon deal site that brings its members a daily discount on popular products and services. Also in 2010 in the U.S. and Europe, kgb launched, a people search engine that enables consumers to monitor their profile on the Web, set alerts, and manage their reputation online. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally and answered hundreds of millions of questions.

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