Staying on the subject of MMS, Goldfrapp, the electronic music duo, have started moblogging for their fans on their website here. Fantastic! To the left is a screenshot of their Imagewall — a random sampling of their recent images. I have no doubt that this is a) a wicked idea and b) going to be […]
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Metro, the UK’s biggest free daily newspaper, ran a feature on Alfie’s www.moblog.co.uk Valentine competition (blogged here last week). As well as phenomenal traffic for Moblog, this is great news for MMS, putting the medium in-front of literally millions of target consumers. I’m willing to bet nearly everyone reading the Metro this morning has a […]
Link: New Sony Ericsson 3G Handset. ‘The K610 is a classic Sony Ericsson design reminiscent of the iconic and much loved T610 with a balance of form and function that makes it pretty irresistible,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Jan Wareby, Corporate Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing Check out the review from the guys at 3g.co.uk. […]
Link: ChannelTimes.com > News > Networking > D-Link to Use SMS to Bridge Gap with Channels. Networking and communications company D-Link India has introduced a value-added service for customers and channel partners who are looking for information on its products and offers. D-Link has introduced this service, wherein by sending an SMS message starting with […]
Link: Telegraph | News | Handset TV viewers risk £1,000 fine if they fail to buy licence. Consumers who make the most of mobile phone technology by watching live television broadcasts on their handsets were warned yesterday that they need to own a valid TV licence or face a £1,000 fine. Fair point I suppose […]
Link: NewBay FoneBlog Processing Over 20 million Messages a Month. NewBay Software, a leading developer of mobile multimedia solutions, today announced that its FoneBlog mobile blogging and multimedia album services are processing over twenty million messages a month for Mobile Operators worldwide. Just as Alfie at www.moblog.co.uk has been asserting: Promote sharing, make it easy […]
Link: The importance of being paid – Yahoo! News. Last autumn, mobile operator T-Mobile UK wrote to its BlackBerry customers to advise them that it would not be charging for international roaming or internet browsing until December because of problems with implementing its billing systems. I was one of those customers. I couldn’t believe it! […]
Link: Mid-Day: Bar dancers send MMS invites. Mid Day also acquired a still of a promotional MMS, which has been received by some dance bar customers. The MMSes invite patrons to organise private parties at bars and also offer an escort for the night. Have a look at the link above and you can see […]
Link: Sony Ericsson widens its entry level portfolio with the stylish compact J100 | Sony Ericsson. Sony Ericsson continues to expand its range of entry level phones with the J100, a phone that is extremely intuitive and affordable, making it ideal for everyday communications. This is the first time I’ve seen a picture of the […]
Link: Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | Big Brother-style voting to be tested in May poll. People will soon be able to vote for politicians in their local Tesco or post office, by home computer or by texting from their mobile phone, just as they do for contestants on Big Brother or Strictly Come […]
Link: HSL News Release. HSL (Hay Systems Ltd), the leading, reputable provider of reliable SMS gateway services, is today making a call for change in how Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) price SMS termination services for SMS messages sent to their respective mobile subscribers. Won’t somebody please think about the consumer! By all means look at […]
Link: Bypassing Network Elements to Improve SMS Delivery. Sevis Systems has announced a new generation of SMS routers that allow SMS traffic to completely bypass the entire signaling network. This looks like a potentially good innovation.