Telecom | Adweek Telecom | Adweek

Topic: Telecom

A New Kind of Love Story

Not so long ago, you’d assume that a girl alone…

May 02 2011

Boost Mobile Offering Plans Without the Puppets

Here's an amusing little spot from 180 for Boost Mobile. It's populated by ceaselessly upbeat puppets who hound our hero from the moment he wakes up. Like most of this…

April 26, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

The Spot: Call of the Wild Japanese agency builds a giant xylophone to pitch a cell phone

GENESIS: This abstract and artful Japanese cell-phone spot, which will surely be among the most discussed and awarded ads of 2011, drew its inspiration from a single product feature: the…

April 25, 2011, 9:53 PM EDT

William & Kate Boogie Down the Aisle for T-Mobile

Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is just a few weeks away now, but T-Mobile has stolen a bit of the royals' thunder with this amusing video from Saatchi &…

April 17, 2011, 6:11 PM EDT

Silent for a Decade, the Verizon Guy Finds His Voice

The Atlantic has published a profile of Paul Marcarelli, Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" guy. What's next, a three-part series on Flo from Progressive Insurance? But actually, it turns…

April 15, 2011, 9:17 AM EDT

Amazon Dominates List of Top Ten Google Advertisers Insurance, telcos, among the other big spenders

MediaPost has published a new list of Google’s top ten search advertisers based on fourth-quarter data from 2010. According to the list, Amazon ranks as Google’s top spender, followed by…

April 12, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT

Vodafone projection-maps history of mobile

It's 3-D projection-mapping day on AdFreak! Here's another cool production on a much smaller scale than the Hyundai building side. It's a clip from Vodafone U.K. by TBG Digital showing…

April 7, 2011, 10:11 AM EDT

Japan cell-phone ad stars a giant xylophone

This is just amazing—a three-minute Japanese cell-phone ad featuring a giant wooden xylophone (or really, a marimba) hand-built in the woods of Kyushu, Japan, that plays Bach's Cantana 147 ("Jesu,…

April 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

Be wary of thumb harvesters, phone ad says

During last month's Super Bowl, Sony Ericsson brought us the macabre story of a back-alley surgeon who was willing to stitch on extra body parts, no questions asked. Now we…

March 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

Virgin Mobile perfect for crazy stalker types

I don't like where Virgin Mobile's "Kelsey and Brad" series of ads is going, because there's only one logical way for it to end. Now that Miss Crazy-Go-Nuts has set…

February 16, 2011, 11:17 AM EST