Globe inks deal with mobile content provider

The Globe and Mail has partnered with Toronto-based Viigo Inc. to provide smartphone users with mobile content for the current Olympics as well as other news, according to a Media in Canada story.

According to the Viigo website, users will “not only have instant access to Canadian and world news, business, technology, opinions, arts and sports” they “be
able to keep your finger on the pulse of live, interactive, coverage of
the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics” and “follow breaking news stories,
individual competitor and country statistics, scores, medal results,
and more – anywhere, anytime.”

The offerings will be available on both smartphones and Blackberries. The Globe edition of Viigo can be downloaded for free at the Viigo site.