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OVO calls in Harrison Moscow Comms

- Harrison Moscow Communications (HMC) has won a retained account with OVO, a digital video library. HMC will be handling the consumer launch of the service, which offers thousands of three-minute documentaries, in the UK and the US early next year. HMC's brief is to raise awareness of OVO among consumers, brands and media partners.

- Xit2, the IT company that offers data-management services for the UK mortgage market, has brought in The Wriglesworth Consultancy as its retained agency following a competitive pitch. The brief is to target mortgage lenders via the specialist trade media and position Xit2 as a commentator on issues affecting the mortgage sector. MD John Wriglesworth will lead the account.

- Vopium, the Danish mobile company, has handed Mi-Liberty a six-figure global account. Vopium has developed a mobile application that can be downloaded free on to a mobile phone and which it claims can be used to save 90 per cent of the cost of international calls.

- Davies Murphy Group has appointed Chris Green, editor of Dennis Publishing's IT PRO website, as a senior consultant. Green will be starting in January. It is the second hire for the new London branch of US tech agency Davies Murphy. Martin Brindley was made MD last month (PRWeek, 28 November).

- Dojo, a free global multi-player network, has hired Idea Generation to launch the final Beta stage, following a competitive pitch. Dojo enables people to play games on their mobile phones or PCs with players from across the world. Idea Generation will work on a media campaign to encourage consumers to download Dojo.

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