Three unveil exclusive FAI handset range

Three, Ireland’s largest high speed network and Samsung Ireland have announced the launch of the FAI Limited edition range of Samsung handsets exclusive to Three. The range will be available from Friday the 1st of April, at all 3Stores and stockists, as well as online at

Ideal for football fans, the limited edition handset range caters for all tastes and styles. Handsets in the range include: Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Europa, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Mini and Samsung Acton S3370, all available exclusively from Three, priced from free on Bill Pay.

Handsets in the range are stylishly packaged in a limited edition box and come with a limited edition FAI branded back cover. The handsets are loaded with football apps and links to for all of the latest news on Irish football.

Football supporters who show their support for the national team by choosing one of these limited edition FAI branded handsets will get exclusive offers like discounted tickets to Ireland matches and competitions.

Commenting on the launch, Elaine Carey, Sales and Marketing Director, Three said: “As Ireland’s largest high speed mobile network, Three is constantly expanding its range of handsets, chosen to meet the needs of our customers. When combined with the new All You Can Eat data plans, football fans who sign-up to Three can avail of the most competitively priced Smartphone packages in the market place.

We see this range of FAI handsets as a strong strategic fit for our business to drive awareness of our brand amongst football supporters. Football fans are at the heart of our sponsorship strategy and this range of handsets, launching on Friday the 1st of April, is part of a range of exciting initiatives we are developing as part of the FAI sponsorship.

Other initiatives include the affinity deal which offers FAI-affiliated clubs the chance of earning commission when their members switch to3. The more people that switch, the more money the club earns. The club offer is open to all club members, supporters, friends and family who switch to3.”

Commenting on the launch Gary Twohig, Samsung said; “We are delighted to be working with Three and the FAI on this great initiative for Irish football supporters. The range of handsets includes models to suit all users while offering the great mobile experience customers expect from Samsung handsets with additional tailored content for Irish football fans.”

Football fans can be the first to get 5 signed limited edition handsets by entering our competition on Twitter check out @3_news to enter.

Three has launched a number of ground–breaking initiatives in recent months including Irelands first All you can eat data tariffs which allows customers to surf for free and avoid the 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.

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