Cable & Telecom

Mobile giving for Haiti tops $500,000 in Canada

OTTAWA - Donations made via mobile phones for Haiti Earthquake Relief in Canada have surpassed $500,000 across all the short codes managed by the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada, the organization announced.In association with the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, MGF Canada works with Canadian wireless service providers to enable the 100% pass-through of funds raised by all the mobile campaigns that it manages."The response for Haiti earthquake relief in Canada has been terrific, having raised more money in its first few days than the entire first year of mobile giving in the U.S. in 2008," said Jim Manis, CEO and chairman...

Our industry and COVID-19

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