As part of the new partnership, Emmett, one of the most talented and recognizable athletes in the world, will become a brand ambassador for the world’s largest free-to-view mobile TV provider and will undertake an active role in advertising and promotional campaigns.
The partnership is a natural alliance between a global mobile TV brand and one of the world's most prominent athletes. Yamgo delivers free live TV to any mobile phone, tablet or device and is universally recognised by content owners as the ideal platform for worldwide mobile distribution.
Whilst Tim Emmett’s vast list of achievements includes a Piolet D'Or nomination, climbing’s equivalent of the Oscars, multiple podium finishes at the World Ice Climbing Championships, several world firsts and presenting TV shows for broadcasters such as BBC and ITV.
Since graduating in the mid-nineties, Emmett has embarked on a career that has included the first successful ascent of the hardest tradition climb in Wales, Muy Caliente, graded E10, climbing a new route on the 6840 metre East face of Kedar Dome in the Himalayas and being the first person to complete all four disciplines of B.A.S.E. jumping in under 10 hours as well as wing suit flying.
Tim has also received a myriad of awards, written a book, appeared in countless magazines around the world, been invited to speak at prestigious schools such as Eton, Harrow, King’s College and Blundell’s School and made several documentaries and shows for television, including an infamous appearance on BBC’s Top Gear.
"Yamgo has a policy of working with the very best and we believe Tim Emmett represents just that. Like Yamgo, Tim is a driving force in his field with a long and proud record of success. Yamgo has a passion for achievement and we believe that this shared outlook will enable us to build a long and successful partnership."
“Tim is one-of-a-kind, a true challenger and this perfectly reflects the spirit of the Yamgo brand,” said CEO Ian Mullins. “He's an individual; we're a brand that celebrates individuality, in business and life. We encourage people to do it their way; Tim does it his way. We deliver a live TV network that fits people's lives; Tim is the perfect fit for Yamgo.”
Yamgo has established itself as the market leader in free-to-air mobile television delivering an extensive and wide-ranging catalogue of live channels and video on demand to any mobile device worldwide.
The Yamgo platform delivers to all types of mobile handsets and tablets, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia and Blackberry and viewers are able to enjoy an expanding mix of programming, which includes news, sports, music, lifestyle, Bollywood, movies and entertainment.
Tim Emmett, whose most recent accomplishment was completing the world’s steepest ice climb, the 400ft Spray On route at Helmcken Falls, British Columbia, is the latest icon to be associated with the Yamgo network joining globally established brands such as Fashion TV, Russia Today, Bella Club and Zee Entertainment.
“I am still in a state of excitement after Spray On,” said Yamgo athlete Tim Emmett, “I feel very fortunate to have partners like Yamgo by my side, supporting me at every stage. I travel across the world seeking the biggest and best challenges and I am excited to be partnering with Yamgo, the market leader in live mobile television, a company who share my global commitment.”
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Yamgo is a mobile TV network that delivers live TV and video clips to mobile phones worldwide. Consumers use Yamgo to watch free TV on almost any mobile device and share the experience with friends. Media companies, broadcasters and service providers worldwide use Yamgo’s unique and end-to-end mobile TV solution to ingest, host, manage, optimise, deliver and monetise live TV and video on mobile devices.
Yamgo was founded in 2005 by Ian Mullins, an expert in mobile TV technology and publishing. Ian led the team from producing made-for-mobile video clips to the development of a carrier grade mobile TV platform specialising in the delivery of real-time linear TV and catch up TV programming. Yamgo has offices in Swansea and Oxford and a team of experts from the Mobile, IT and TV industries.
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