Minor League Baseball’s Eastern League Uses Text Message Voting for All-Star Game

League Baseball’s Eastern League is using cell phone text message voting to
choose its all stars for its annual Eastern League All-Star Game on July 11.

Telecom Services of Wayne, PA, has been retained by Fan Text Mobile to support
its text message voting format for the Minor League Baseball Eastern League
All-Star Game in


selection process includes fan selection of one position player and one pitcher
from each team. The balloting is being done via text messaging and by online
voting on the Eastern League website (www.easternleague.com). For text votes,
fans enter the team nickname followed by the player’s number to vote him into the
all-star game.

Eastern League All-Star Game will be played on Wednesday, July 11, at 7:30
p.m., at the home of the Connecticut Defenders in

Norwich. It will be broadcast by Comcast
(CN8) and SportsNet

New York.
The Eastern League is a AA league in Minor League Baseball
(www.minorleaguebaseball.com) made up of the following teams: Akron Aeros;
Altoona Curve; Binghamton Mets; Bowie Baysox; Connecticut Defenders; Erie
Seawolves; Harrisburg Senators; New Britain Rock Cats; New Hampshire
Fisher-Cats; Portland Sea Dogs; Reading Phillies; Trenton Thunder. Of the
current 1242 players in Major League Baseball (www.mlb.com), 1199 played at the
AA level at one point in their careers.

Telecom Services (www.advancedtele.com) has been providing text voting
platforms via 900 number and text message since 1989. Examples include TV text
voting, radio text voting, newspaper text voting, and stadium screen text
voting systems. Its proprietary PromoTXT (www.promotxt.com) system provides the
ability for advertisers and media to process over 10,000 simultaneous text
message votes.

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