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 […]
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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.
Link: ABC News: Nokia 6102/6101. The 6102 also has two features soon to be common on all new Nokia phones. One is audio messagingÃ¢â‚¬â€a hybrid of MMS and voice recording. When you send an "audio message" between two Nokia phones, a window pops up that lets you play it immediately (on other phones it appears […]
Link: They’re at it again: High-speed battle of the mobile networks – Technology – International Herald Tribune. This time, the competition is not as clear-cut as the Europe-vs.-U.S., GSM-vs.-CDMA conflict of the 1980s and early 1990s. While the rivalry is still between the third-generation successors to GSM and to CDMA, the commercial interests behind both […]
Link: How many more false starts for 3G before takeoff? – Technology – International Herald Tribune. They spent billions more advertising new services like video calling, video downloads and ultrafast Internet access. They hyped it, they built it, they advertised it, but where are the clients? Interesting discussion piece.
Link: 160Characters Association. Rollout plans for the dotmobi domain name have been announced with the early sunrise registration period starting in June this year. Arrgh I just can’t stand that name ‘.mobi’! Why not .mob? Mobi? I keep thinking Carphone Warehouse "Mowbli". If we’re going to go with .mobi why don’t we just stick on […]