July 2006

Five Grand Prize Winners To Countdown the Fetes During A VIP Cross Caribbean Weekend in NYC. TEMPO & bmobile put the power of choice in your mobile phone with the Cross Caribbean Countdown TXT2NYC sweepstakes, running July 7 to August 10, 2006. bmobile customers who watch the hit show Cross Caribbean Countdown on Tempo at 7 p.m. EST can enter to win by texting a vote for their favorite top 10 video or for the bmobile bonus video Pick of the Week

Five grand prize winners will win an all expense paid, VIP weekend trip for two to New York City for West Indian Labour Day Carnival, the number one Caribbean celebration in the US. Winners will enjoy dinner with the team from Tempo at a local Caribbean hotspot, they’ll get behind-the scenes for Panorama and Dimanche Gras, and then they'll jump and wave at Carnival Day parade with 3.5 million people. Flights, accommodation, car service, and $1000 US spending money are included.  Grand prize winners will be announced on Cross Caribbean Countdown in August, with a photo and a mention of their home country.

In addition, each week we’ll give away 50 prizes – either one of 20 hot new Motorola L6 bmobile phones, and 30 bmobile credit packages. These prizes will be drawn weekly and announced on Cross Caribbean Countdown.

For a chance to win, the public can watch Cross Caribbean Countdown with bmobile phone in hand and text their votes to short code PICK (7425). Every vote counts and bmobile customers can enter as many times as they like! The cost per text message is just TT$1.00 VAT inclusive.

Said Paul Hamburger, Chief Commercial Officer for Cable & Wireless bmobile in the Caribbean, “We are pleased that our customers have another unique and exclusive opportunity from bmobile and Tempo.  bmobile Pulse has always been the coolest place in the Caribbean for finding great music and personalizing your phone.  Now, our bmobile customers can let their votes influence which videos top the charts on Cross Caribbean Countdown.  They have a chance to win some great prizes, just for participating.  The promotion is designed to reward our customers, and we hope they have lots of fun with it.” 

"bmobile and Tempo is an unbeatable combination, unconditionally committed to providing Caribbean people with the best mobile and entertainment experience....and we're turning up the heat with this one! So watch the Cross Caribbean Countdown, text it up (plenty), win, and come check us in New York City for a real Tempo/bmobile Lime,” said Frederick Morton, Senior Vice President and General Manager of TEMPO.

For complete details regarding the TXT2NYC promotion from TEMPO and bmobile, log onto