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MAGNET Connects to Xplore Mobile

Posted: January 21, 2019 in All News


MAGNET has established tier one connectivity with Xplornet’s new mobile offering, ‘Xplore Mobile’. MAGNET’s value added services will be available to all subscribers on Xplore Mobile. Xplore Mobile services operate on the 4G LTE+ network and other networks across Canada, the U.S. and around the world.


93.9 The RIVER, Windsor and Detroit’s Real Rock Variety radio station, has launched their new radio text messaging service. Listeners can text shows and enter mobile text to win contests by texting the Short Code number 10931.  Texting is available on all network carriers. Standard text rates may apply.

#TXT2WIN with TSN Edmonton

Posted: October 24, 2018 in All News, Broadcasting, Sport

TXT2WIN with TSN Edmonton on your mobile. TSN Edmonton is giving away a trip to Califonria plus access to three of the top sporting events.  Simply tune in to TSN Edmonton 1260 and listen for a text to win codeword. A new codeword is announced 5 times each weekday. When you hear it, text the codeword to the number 101260! One lucky texter will be called and qualified to win this bucket list sports trip to California! (std rates may apply – available on all Canadian carriers).

MAJIC 100.3 has selected MAGNET’s mSTUDIO audience engagement platform for interactive mobile messaging. The Ottawa station will use a carrier secured Common Short Code phone number to enable audiences to text message the studio. Programs will further permit audiences to enter contests and vote with shows. Short Code texting now enables brands live and direct access to over 30.3 Million Canadians. According to the most recent CRTC numbers, more Canadian households have mobile phones than land lines. mSTUDIO is now used by over 100 broadcasting channels across Canada – from Vancouver to Halifax Nova Scotia.

Mobile short code text messaging is now live on iHeartRadio’s BIG DOG 92.7 FM Regina, Saskatchewan. Listeners can text chat live with shows and interact with promotional mobile contests. The station is employing MAGNET’s MSTUDIO mobile engagement platform. The engagement platform enables stations across Canada to generate revenue from mobile app advertising, making use of the World’s first impression targeting AD serving system for text messaging. Canadian mobile network customers can text the radio station on the special Short Code number 927927.

The radio service is free to use, however, your network providers’ standard network rates may apply – same rate you text a mate  Text messaging is now the most used app on mobile devices with Canada now home to over 31 million mobile phone subscribers. MAGNET’s Short Code text messaging gateway, which uses a 5 or 6 digit telephone number, gives brands unhindered access and CASL compliant messaging across all mobile networks in Canada.


CTV Regina and CTV Saskatoon have collectively selected MAGNET’s MSTUDIO mobile engagement platform for interactive mobile text messaging. Viewers are now able to chat with shows and engage in promotional contests live and direct from their mobile devices. Viewers simply post their mobile texts to the Short Code number 306288. The service is supported on all mobile devices connected to any Canadian mobile network carriers. Standard text rates may apply.

British Columbia radio station KOOL 107.3 has launched their new mobile text messaging channel. The Victoria station is using text to engage with listeners through interactive studio chat and text to win games. Listeners can text the station from their mobile device by posting their texts to the special short code number 107300.  The mobile engagement program is connected directly to all Canadian mobile network carriers. A standard rate may apply to text – same rate you text a mate.


Posted: February 21, 2018 in All News, Outdoor


Halo Entertainment Group has selected Magnet Mobile to operate live engagement text messaging programs for Canadian country artist Johnny Reid. Fans are able to engage with mobile texting for the current REVIVAL tour. Tour tickets are available online here. Fans who engage are entered into a #TXT2WIN competition sweepstake with a chance to win a VIP meet and greet with Johnny Reid in person back stage.



Posted: December 19, 2017 in All News

iHeartRadio Windsor/Detroit radio stations AM800 CKLW, 89X and 93.9 THE RIVER have enabled text messaging for their audiences. Listeners can post mobile text messages into the AM800 CKLW studio by texting their mobile messages to the Short Code number 10800. Music fans can text chat and enter promotional contests on 89X and THE RIVER by texting the number 10519, The digital engagement services are available on all national mobile networks. Your mobile network carrier standard rates may apply should you text outside any unlimited text message plan.


Posted: November 20, 2017 in All News


Truro, Nova Scotia’s BIG DOG 100.9 FM has enabled Short Code text messaging for their listener engagment. Listeners can text chat with show presenters and enter contests by sending mobile text messages to the Short Code 90200. The standard text rate service is available on all Canadian mobile telecom carriers.

Our latest Text Donate program is for the Canadian Red Cross who are helping thousands of people impacted by the . You can donate to the British Columbia Fires Appeal over your mobile phone. Here is how you can help. Simply TEXT MESSAGE the codeword FIRES to the number 45678 to give just $10. 100% of your donation will help provide immediate relief such as cots, blankets, family reunification and financial assistance for food, clothing and personal needs. Beyond meeting immediate needs, your donation may also help re-entry and go towards more long-term recovery, resiliency and preparedness.


Calling all Canadian Football League fans. Red River Mutual Insurance is giving you the chance to win a private suite at the last Winnipeg Bombers CFL game of the season. For a chance to win; simply text the word BLUE to 288288. Standard network text messaging rates may apply – this contest is available on all Canadian mobile phone networks.


Edmonton’s 104.9 VIRGIN Radio wants to send you plus a guest on an all-inclusive vacation to the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Jamaica! Starting June 26… Listen to 104.9 Virgin Radio at the beginning of every hour weekdays from 6AM – 10PM for the new CODEWORD to be released on-air. Text the CODEWORD followed by your full name to 104104 to instantly qualify! Standard texting rates may apply.

Grand prize trip includes:
– Roundtrip airfare for 2 from Edmonton to Jamaica onboard Sunwing Airlines
– 7 nights standard accommodations at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa
– All Inclusive meal plan while at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa
– Land transfers between the airport and hotel in destination
– All hotel taxes and processing fees

On Monday, July 10 Ian and Chelsea will call one lucky winner to send them on a Virgin Vacay to the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Jamaica onboard Sunwing Airlines !

Winnipeg’s sports radio station, TSN 1290, has launched a new mobile text messaging service on to the air waves. Sports fans can instantly text the TSN studio and enter contests by posting their messages to the new Short Code 129090. TSN is the flagship station of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League and covers the legendary Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL team. The TSN text messaging service is available on any Canadian mobile device. The service is free but your network standard message rates may apply.

Want to rock an edgy VK look like Evia and Carlos… or an Auradon Prep style fit for royalty? Best Western Hotels & Resorts® and Disney Channel are giving YOU the opportunity of a lifetime with the Descendants 2 and YOU Contest.

You can enter daily for your chance to with the ultimate Descendants 2 character transformation!
Step 1: Fly to Los Angeles California with three guests.
Step 2: Meet up with Sofia Carson and Cameron Boyce.
Step 3: Get transformed into the look of your favourite Descendants 2 character.
Step 4: See your experience on Disney Channel with Sofia, Cameron and YOU!

To play and enter simply text the codeword YOU to the special phone number 288288. Standard text rates may apply. [make sure you have the phone owners permission to enter]. Contest ends September 3 2017 at 11:59 PM ET. For more rules & information visit DisneyChannel

Recent rains have put Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia on heightened alert for flooding. Many communities are at risk and we need to help. The Canadian Red Cross is responding as floods impact communities in Quebec and across Canada.

Here is how you can help. If you have a cellphone or smartphone you can simply donate to the Spring Floods Appeal via a text message (SMS). Simply TEXT: FLOODS to 30333 to give just $10. 100% of your donation will help with relief efforts in Quebec & across Canada.

La Fondation Hôpital Saint-Eustache existe depuis 1990 et a pour mission de soutenir l’Hôpital de Saint-Eustache en permettant l’acquisition d’équipements de haute technologie n’étant pas financés par le ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux. CONTRIBUEZ À LA FONDATION HÔPITAL SAINT-EUSTACHE – Textez TELEDON au 45678 et donnez 5$ Pour info visite

Get ready for the next Virgin Vacay… 104.9 Virgin Radio is sending 1 lucky listener and their guest to see Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars in Paris, France! Starting Monday, April 3… Listen to 104.9 VIRGIN Radio at the beginning of every hour from 6AM – 10PM for the new KEYWORD to be released on-air. Text the word and your full name to 104104 to instantly qualify!

Grand prize trip includes:
– Roundtrip airfare Edmonton – Paris
– 4 nights hotel in the Bastille district
– 2 tickets for Bruno Mars June 5 concert at AccorHotels Arena
– 2 tickets for Ariana Grande June 7 concert at AccorHotels Arena
– Hotel and concert transfers

Virgin Vacay is brought to you by Bonnie Doon Centre and Edmonton’s #1 Hit Music Station 104-9 VIRGIN Radio! Standard text rates may apply.

vr-halifax-text-to-travelMaritime Travel, Transat and VIRGIN Radio Halifax are giving away an all-inclusive trip to the Valentin Perla Blanca Resort in Cayo Santa Maria, CUBA! Every weekday hour between 8am AT and 7pm AT listen out for the VIRGIN BEACH KEYWORD and text it to 101101 from your cellphone. Every hour the station will select a contest finalist.  Network standard texting rates may apply.

#TXT2WIN a Mexico VIRGIN Vacay.

Posted: January 6, 2017 in All News


If you thought the season of giving was over.. Think again! It’s time for another VIRGIN VACAY! 104.9 VIRGIN Radio wants to send you and a guest to Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico onboard Sunwing Airlines! That’s right… VIRGIN Radio has teamed up with to get you out of the cold and into the sun on the trip of a lifetime!

Starting Monday, January 9th… Listen to 104.9 VIRGIN Radio at the beginning of every hour from 6AM – 10PM for the new KEYWORD to be released on-air! Text the word and your full name to 104-104 to instantly qualify!

On Monday, January 30th Ian and Chelsea will call one lucky winner to send them on a VIRGIN Vacay to Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico powered by Sunwing Vacations and Hilton Hotels & Resorts! Only from Edmonton’s #1 Vacation Station, 104.9 VIRGIN Radio! Standard text rates may apply.