Deal or No Deal (DOND) – this is the site you want

Click here to visit the Official Deal or No Deal site at NBC: This one has nothing directly to do with SMS Text News (except that the original DOND blog post I published was about the innovative use of text messaging on the show) So, once again: For the thousands of people visiting during […]

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Sniffing for laptops with Bluetooth

Link: UK police claim thieves are sniffing for laptops with Bluetooth phones – Engadget Mobile. We’re mighty skeptical of a recent warning by the Cambridgeshire division that thieves are using their cellphones to locate and steal Bluetooth-enabled laptops from the "boots" of cars. LIkewise… surely the bluetooth facility in your laptop is switched off whenever […]

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Women send MMS; men listen to music

Link: Women more likely to use mobile picture messaging, men more likely to listen to mobile music | IT Facts | SMS traffic generates 37% of all data revenue and nearly 40% of mobile phone users now use text functionality on their mobile phones; T-Mobile leads the US carriers, with just over half of […]

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News of the “Miss England” MMS competition

Similar perhaps to the High Street Honeys campaign regularly publicised by FHM, I came across the News of the World’s very own Miss England MMS competition.  To enter, you simply send an MMS of yourself to 07921 688474 with your name and number. Go and visit: LINK Here’s a screenshot from their site showing some […]

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Vodafone Germany offers free SMS/MMS on Easter Sunday

Can’t read this one because I’m not a subscriber however if the headline’s to believed, that’s pretty cool. Why make it all free on Easter Sunday though?  Why not the Saturday?  In fact, while we’re at it, why not the whole Easter Sunday weekend?  Or why not offer it on Christmas Day?  Or New Year’s […]

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SMS voice messaging goes live in Indonesia

Link: Indosat and Kirusa Deploy World’s First Voice SMS System Enabling Both CDMA and GSM Subscribers to Exchange Messages. PT Indosat Tbk, Indonesia’s second largest telecommunications company today announced that is has deployed and is trialing the world’s first voice SMS service on a CDMA network.

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600 million Chinese mobile users by 2009

Link: Mobile Subscribers in China to Reach 595.46 Million in 2009. According to the recent report by ROA Group, the number of mobile subscribers in China reached 374.45 million as of the end of December in 2005… It is expected that 595.46 million Chinese people, 44.18% of the total population, will subscribe to mobile communications […]

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Sprint 3G US roadmap

Link: Sprint Nextel Outlines 3G US Rollout. By year end 2006 the high-speed wireless network is expected to reach an estimated 190 million people nationwide and in Puerto Rico, making it the largest mobility network of its kind. Sprint will concurrently implement second-generation technology upgrades later this year known as EV-DO Revision A, to bring […]

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Swedish Beers – Tuesday night

I won’t be in London tomorrow so I can’t get along to Swedish Beers.  If you’re going, enjoy Swedish Beers is held in London at the Nordic Bar at 25 Newman St, London W1 – (nearest Tube – Goodge St or Tottenham Court Rd). The Nordic Bar’s web page is at You’ll find us […]

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Clickatell survey shows more businesses ‘get’ SMS

Link: More Businesses Realizing the Imperative for SMS as a Strategic Means of Enterprise Alerts, Clickatell and CMO Council Survey Reveals: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance. — An overwhelming majority consider text messaging to be a key means to send alerts and notifications (83 percent). — More than seven out of ten respondents said they […]

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Tommy Miah’s recipes by SMS launched in Bangladesh

Link: Banglalink’s ‘i’cook’ Tommy Miah’s secret recipes an sms away. Banglalink introduced a unique service named ‘i’cook’ … launched in collaboration with internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi cook Tommy Miah. Omer Rashid said ‘i’cook’ provided [a] solution for the food frenzy who could get mouth-watering recipes at the tip of their fingers by sending an SMS from […]

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Let me be the first to stick my hand in the air and point out that my experience with the Sony Ericsson campaign managed by was flawed from the get go: I got the shortcode wrong.  I replaced the 8 for the 6 in the address.  Thus, I thought it correct to respond to […]

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