ic24 to launch a £5m marketing campaign

- Trinity Mirror's consumer internet service and portal, ic24, is set to launch a £5 million marketing campaign.

- Trinity Mirror's consumer internet service and portal, ic24, is set to launch a £5 million marketing campaign.

The news follows the recent announcement that the newspaper group is to invest £150 million in its new media operation, Trinity Mirror New Media.

The campaign has been created by Grey Advertising and is due to break this week. It will focus on the re-branding of the site and on the free internet access and free online time deals on offer.

The ads feature half a woman's face, with the letters 'ic' replacing her pupils. The campaign will comprise TV, print, and outdoor including taxis, Adshels and double-decker buses. It will be supported by a strong PR campaign.

Media planning and buying was handled by MediaCom TMB.

Jill Playle, marketing director of Trinity Mirror New Media, commented: "Trinity Mirror is the UK's major print publisher, our aim is to be equally strong online. To this end we are offering our consumers the best deal in terms of price and taping into the wealth of the great content available through the group."



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