Fans well ‘Appy’ with Three’s new FAI app

Three, Ireland’s largest high speed network, and Nokia today announced the launch of the official smartphone app of the FAI. The app is now available from Nokia’s application store http://store.ovi.com/content/127580 for free!

With this app, football fanatics can access all the latest news on the Irish football team via their Nokia handset. As well as receiving the latest news, users can view Twitter updates from players, fans and pundits. The app also contains exclusive content such as video footage of the Irish team and pictures from the Irish squad’s gallery.

Other features of the app include a 3D penalty shoot-out game, which gives users the chance to test their skills and to be in with a chance to win a range of great prizes, from match tickets to signed football jerseys.

Giovanni Trapattoni, Senior Irish International Manager, commented: ‘Three’s new football App makes it easier than ever before to keep up-to-date with exclusive news and developments from the Irish squad while on the go, it’s a must-have for all fans.’

Commenting on the launch, Elaine Carey, Sales and Marketing Director at Three, said: ‘We are delighted to announce the launch of the official FAI app reinforcing our role as Irish football’s biggest fan and the number one network choice for all supporters. We hope football fans will download the app for the latest news on the boys in green and avail of exclusive content and competitions.  Three’s football initiatives are available through the new app, including the club affinity deal, which offers FAI-affiliated clubs the chance of earning commission when their members switch to 3 – the more fans that switch, the more money the club earns. This great offer is open to all club members, supporters, friends and family who switch to 3.’

Commenting on the launch of the new app, Shane O’Brien, Services and Software Manager for Nokia Ireland, said: ‘Nokia is delighted to partner with the FAI and Three to bring football fans all the latest information direct to their handset. This app means that fans now have unique access to our national team, allowing them to keep abreast of key developments before, during and after the big games wherever they are.”

Three has launched a number of ground–breaking initiatives in recent months including Ireland’s first ‘All you can eat’ data tariffs which allow customers to surf for free and avoid bill shock of monthly bills and the “Dare to dream” affinity scheme which offers FAI-affiliated clubs the chance of earning cash when their members switch to 3, the more people that switch, the more money the club earns.

Download The Irish Football app to your handset from Nokia’s application store, http://store.ovi.com/content/127580