Football (soccer) fans worldwide will be able to access real-time match information, schedules, scores and up-to-the-second commentary on the world’s largest tournament on their mobile phones through a relationship between Everypoint and Yahoo!.
Everypoint, worked with Yahoo! to create Yahoo!’s Mobile MatchCast client application for the soccer tournament, beginning in June 2006 in Germany. The application will be available for download on the official tournament web site.
The Yahoo! Mobile Matchcast is a downloadable application that will run on virtually every new Java-enabled handset. The application will include a graphically rich, easy-to-use interface combined with detailed tournament information. Users will be able to access match information and previews, schedules, team information, stats, tournament news, scores and photos – all in real-time.
Consumers download Everypoint applications directly onto their mobile phones, and content is pushed to them on a continuous basis via the company’s content delivery engine.