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Interactive Telecoms wins Brightpoint’s $88,000 Landrover/boat promotion

  • 20 October, 2005 12:07

<p>St Leonards-based Interactive Telecoms Pty Ltd was the lucky winner of the Brightpoint leisure package of a Landrover Discovery 3S Wagon 4.0L V6 Automatic and the perfect accessory, a Sea Ray 180 sport boat and trailer. The prize is worth more than $88,000.</p>
<p>“We already have a strong market for Brightpoint products so it was relatively easy for us to order additional product, sell it quickly to our customers and benefit from generous profit margins we enjoy from our relationship with Brightpoint,” said Kingsley, Managing Director of Interactive Telecoms. “The fact that we happened to win such an impressive prize has given us even more incentive to participate in future Brightpoint promotions.”</p>
<p>“The commitment of our resellers to promote Brightpoint products was evident,” said Ettore Alterisio, Brightpoint’s Manager, Product Marketing. “We received thousands of entries over the five weeks of the promotion and generated over 20% growth in sales.</p>
<p>The promotion ran between July 26 and August 5 and all Brightpoint resellers were eligible to go in the draw for the major prize. They also had the opportunity to win a weekly prize of either a Caltex $500 fuel voucher or a $500 Escape travel voucher. Participation was easy – by purchasing any Brightpoint product/s to the value of $500 or more ‘Brightponts’ were accumulated. One Brightpoint equated to one entry in the promotion.</p>
<p>Winners of the $500 Caltex fuel vouchers were: Dick Smith (wholesale) Pty Ltd, Organiser World Pty Ltd, Handhelds Online Pty Ltd, Digicall Australia Pty Ltd, Ballarat Mobile Phones Pty Ltd.</p>
<p>Winners of the $500 Escape Travel vouchers were: Fone Zone Pty Ltd, Pracam Outsourced Services Pty Ltd, CBD Deluxe Communications, Mobile Plus SIM and JV Hi Fi Mobile Phone Special.</p>
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<p>About Brightpoint, Inc.
Brightpoint, Inc. is a distributor of wireless devices and accessories, and provides logistics services to mobile operators with operations centres and/or sales offices in various countries, including Australia, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, India, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and the United States. The logistics services include procurement, inventory management, customized packaging, fulfilment, activation management, prepaid and e-business solutions. Its customers include wireless network operators, resellers, retailers and wireless equipment manufacturers. During the year ended December 31, 2004, the Company handled over 27 million wireless devices, and commenced operations in Slovak Republic. Additional information about Brightpoint can be found on its website at www.brightpoint.com or by calling its toll-free Information and Investor Relations line at 877-IIR-CELL (877-447-2355).
In Australia, Brightpoint employs more than 100 people at its headquarters in Belrose, Sydney and at branch offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.</p>
<p>Media Contact Details:</p>
<p>Brightpoint, Ettore Alterisio, Manager of Product Marketing, ettore.alterisio@brightpoint.com.au, 02 9485 1111 , 0414 349 476</p>
<p>Belinda Cotter, Kinetics Pty Ltd, belinda@kinetics.com.au , 02 9976 6611</p>

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