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September 16, 2003
Let Your Cell Phone Shout it Out: You Belong Right Here in Toronto!
  
You probably know all the words to the catchy Toronto song, "Right Here with
Me." Now you can take the tune with you wherever you go to let everyone know
that you belong here in Toronto. The City of Toronto and wireless phone
providers Bell Mobility, Rogers AT&T Wireless and TELUS Mobility are now
offering downloadable "Right Here with Me" ringtones free of charge to wireless
subscribers.

Downloadable ringtones were created to give wireless phones a personal touch,
allowing users to express themselves. The "Right Here with Me" ringtone gives
wireless phone users the opportunity to show their support for Toronto while
enjoying the upbeat, distinctive Toronto song each time they receive a call.

"What began as an advertising jingle has come to stand for so much more," said
Toronto City Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong. "By downloading the 'Right Here
with Me' ringtone, wireless users will help spread the message that Toronto is
a place where everyone belongs, where everyone is welcome. It's become a great
rallying cry for our city."

Bell Mobility, Rogers AT&T Wireless and TELUS Mobility are showing their
support for Toronto by offering the ringtone free to customers nationwide. To
make this special feature available to as many wireless subscribers as
possible, the ringtones have been adapted to both polyphonic and mono tones.
They can be downloaded directly from www.telusmobility.com/ringtones, www.bell.ca/ringtones, and www.rogers.com. Subscribers
can also visit http://www.toronto.ca to link to their respective wireless
provider.

The "Right Here with Me" ringtone is the latest initiative in the "Toronto: You
Belong Here" promotional campaign. Launched by Mayor Mel Lastman in May 2003,
the campaign encourages residents of Toronto and the GTA to become tourists in
their own town as a show of support for the city's tourism industry.

Media contact:
Chrystal Boudreau - 416-214-0701 or boudreac@fleishman.com



 

 

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