Tag Archives: ad campaign

T-Mobile UnCarrier Ad Featuring Phone Theft Lands Company In “Hot Water”

T-Mobile’s JUMP! ad campaign with Bill Hader has met moderate success but now one of the ads is landing the company in some “hot water.” A letter written by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ask the carrier to pull the ad featuring Hader and an attempted mugging. “This ad is more than tasteless: These robberies often turn violent and have resulted in severe injuries and multiple deaths,” … [read full article]

Virgin Mobile Takes On T-Mobile’s Carly Ads, AT&T Customer Service

Looks like Virgin Mobile is joining the ranks of Cricket in poking fun at T-Mobile’s AT&T takeover with a new ad campaign that emphasizes Virgin’s “cheaper than T-Mobile” pricing. In this television spot called “party,” Virgin’s ridiculous attempt to poke fun at the Spencer and Heidi “The Hills” phenomenon includes a white set with an imitation Carly spokeswoman in the ever so familiar pink dress. With a “spin” on the white background Virgin Mobile attempts to … [read full article]