Samsung & Vodafone launch Olympic ticket giveaway

Samsung and the UK wing of Vodafone have announced a competition to give away Olympic tickets to us lot, with the pair of mobile giants giving away 91 pairs of tickets to various London Olympic events.

To qualify to enter, you have to buy any Galaxy-branded Android model (Samsung Galaxy S II, Galaxy Y, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Ace or Galaxy Mini) through Vodafone UK between February 1st and February 29th 2012, then download a special app (that’ll be this Samsung 2012 app which we’ve previously bewilderingly mentioned on Twitter) and you’ll be in.


Then through some selection mechanic winners will be chosen. Read more about the prizes, events included and entry criteria at samsung/com/uk/vodafone. Here’s the thing endorsed by both sets of marketing people:


Buy any Galaxy smartphone from Vodafone UK and you could win tickets to the London 2012 Olympic Games – including the Men’s 100 metres Final thanks to Samsung

LONDON, UK, 1st February – Samsung, Worldwide Olympic Partner in the wireless communications equipment category, are offering customers across Great Britain and Northern Ireland the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With anticipation and excitement rapidly building in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, this unique competition, gives people the chance to win a pair of tickets to the London 2012 Olympic Games and be part of this fantastic sporting occasion when buying a Samsung Galaxy smartphone from Vodafone UK – either in one of their stores, online or over the phone.

91 pairs of tickets to just under 50 of the most highly sought after London 2012 Olympic Games events are up for grabs to customers who purchase any Samsung Galaxy smartphone between 1st February and 29th February 2012.

Customers lucky enough to win a pair of tickets could be attending some of the most popular London 2012 Olympic Games events, including the iconic Men’s 100 meters Final, Track Cycling at the newly created Velodrome and swimming events at the Aquatics Centre.

Simon Stanford, Managing Director, UK & IRE Telecommunications & Networks Division, Samsung UK said: “As the wireless partner for the London 2012 Olympic Games we want as many people as possible to be part of this incredible event. We are thrilled to be able to offer sporting fans across Great Britain and Northern Ireland the chance to win tickets to some of the most highly sought after events at the Olympic Games.

This is a fantastic chance for Samsung customers to be part of the Olympic legacy and we wish them all the best of luck.”

To be in with a chance to win tickets, customers who purchase a Samsung Galaxy smartphone from Vodafone UK will need to download an app to enter the competition. Customers must install the app and enter their details before the 14th March 2012 closing date. Winners will then be notified mid-April 2012. Please visit for more details on how to win tickets.

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