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About Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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Telfort goes live with SmartTrust configuration

Telfort Netherlands has gone live with an Automatic Device Configuration platform from SmartTrust that will allow it to automatically detect handsets on its network and configure them over-the-air (OTA) with the necessary settings for services such as MMS and WAP. Based on SmartTrust’s SmartManage(tm) solution, the mobile operator has removed the complexity of device configuration […]

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Smart SMS Corp adds movie producer David Dadon to the board

I hadn’t come across Smart SMS Corp. before so I thought this deserved a mention as ‘news’. The background on Smart SMS: Smart SMS Corp.( is an Internet entertainment company that specializes in mobile marketing campaigns for major brands including celebrities, entertainers, and athletes, as well as worthy causes. Smart SMS Corp. owns and operates […]

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Naughty US students texting during lessons

I think I was the only person in my school to have a mobile phone.  No one used to call me on it so I didn’t bother having it on.  Plus, the reception was always so bad, I hardly ever bothered taking it with me.  I once used it on a trip to Paris.  That […]

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Don’t worry about it, just TextPayMe

Ahh you know what, I would definitely use this a lot: I’m like the Queen, I rarely carry cash.  I find it so annoying an inefficient — total geek perspective.  So I do everything on card — credit or debit.  TextPayMe is used to send and receive money with your phone via text.  Think […]

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Get a text if your London bus is going to be late

Siemens have knocked up a real time information system for the 8,000 strong fleet of London buses.  The concept being to a) track where busses are and b) tell prospective transport customers when to expect the next bus.  Vnunet reports: TfL hopes the system will be used to send SMS text messaging updates of a […]

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Rumours of Apple Mobile Me MVNO

Engadget has published some shots of a 1 in 50 test phone which apparently shows Apple is considering launching an MVNO via Cingular.  This is the rumour anyway.  Could be exciting! AS LONG AS THEY DON’T LIMIT THE PHONE TO 100 ITUNES SONGS Take a look at the Engadget article: Here … and their previous […]

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Hot Product: Nokia E70

I really enjoy talking to the movers and the shakers in the industry and seeing what’s turning them on.  It’s a great way of keeping your mind open and accepting to change!  So first off the block is a recommendation by Ed Hodges, web 2.0/mobile strategy @ Accenture. He says:  "My coolest gadget has to […]

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