Three launches mobile start-ups competition aimed at students

Three, the UK’s most reliable mobile network, has announced a new campaign aimed at giving entrepreneurial students a head start with their fledgling projects.

Part of the ongoing #makeitright campaign, which is pledging to make the mobile industry better, the new activity will see Three supporting students across the UK who themselves are deemed to be trying to improve the mobile industry

To get involved all applicants have to do is fill out the form here and explain how they are making it right in mobile – All entrants must be over 18 and studying or a recent graduate based in the UK.

Those who are successful in their enquiry will be provided with up to £1000 worth of Tech (phones, computers, laptops, tablets cameras) to help them make in right in mobile through their projects.

Three will be selecting five successful candidates through their Twitter and Facebook after the closing date on 19th July.

ToM Malleschitz, CMO at Three commented: “Our new #makeitright campaign is all about trying to make the mobile industry better, so we’re delighted to be supporting students who are looking to do exactly that. Hopefully over the coming months we’ll be able to support some fantastic projects and we can’t wait to see the applications.”



Notes to Editors

For further information please contact:

Three Corporate PR team 

020 3725 2339 

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