MediaCorp Launches a One-Stop Advertising Enquiry Hotline

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MediaCorp Launches a One-Stop Advertising Enquiry Hotline

Singapore, 29 Oct 2008
– In yet another move to offer hassle-free service and ease of convenience to customers, MediaCorp launches a one-stop MediaCorp Advertising Enquiries (MAE) hotline - 6333-9888 – with effect from 29 Oct, 2008.

Operating from Mondays to Fridays, between 8.30am to 6.00pm, callers to the MAE can expect only the highest standards of product knowledge and service from a team of professionally-trained officers at the call centre.

Ms May Tham, Senior Vice President, Strategic Sales & Agency Development of MediaCorp says, “The one-stop sales enquiry hotline is in line with our strategy to provide integrated solutions to our business partners. Designed to provide better customer service and improved efficiency to our current as well as potential advertisers, the MAE will especially appeal to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are looking at avenues to increase customer base and better sales turnover.

Adds Ms Tham, “Currently, there are over 100,000 SMEs in Singapore. Our multi-media platforms reach out to over 3.6million viewers, listeners, readers and netizens. This enables us to help the SMEs promote and sell their products or services to almost anyone in Singapore.”

Mr Clifton Yong, Executive Vice President, Group Sales & Marketing of MediaCorp says, “Today’s consumers have a multi-media diet and integrated media advertising is the way to reach out to them. With MAE, all it takes is one simple call and our business partners can be advised on ways to reach out to their customers, choosing from a wide spectrum of product offerings from MediaCorp.”


Issued by MediaCorp, Integrated Marketing

For more information, please contact:
Brenda Chong
Senior Manager, Integrated Media Marketing
MediaCorp
Tel: (65) 6359 7562
Fax: (65) 6254 8062
Email: Brenda_chong@mediacorp.com.sg



About MediaCorp

MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies and digital media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.

Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.

MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, the only Asian-owned English news channel.

Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, leading Chinese outdoor advertising firm Nanjing-based Dahe Media Pte Ltd and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg