School nurses using text to communicate

Link: Texting Services For Young People By School Nurses. The growing use of phone texting services for young people by school nurses can be a valuable tool in raising health awareness, Royal College of Nursing (UK) advisor on children and young people’s nursing Fiona Smith said today. Ms Smith said technology was a growing part […]

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School nurses using text to communicate

Link: Texting Services For Young People By School Nurses. The growing use of phone texting services for young people by school nurses can be a valuable tool in raising health awareness, Royal College of Nursing (UK) advisor on children and young people’s nursing Fiona Smith said today. Ms Smith said technology was a growing part […]

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Send Word Now launches priority SMS service

Link: Send Word Now Emergency Notification Implements Global SMS Messaging: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance. Send Word Now, a leading emergency notification service provider, announces today its premium global Short Message Service (SMS) capabilities, which guarantee message delivery and delivery confirmation to text devices anywhere in the world. Send Word Now’s global SMS solution further […]

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Intel & Pipex to WiMax UK cities

Link: Intel / Pipex WiMax Challenge to 3G in UK. Pipex Communications formed an alliance with technology giant Intel to provide a wireless alternative to 3G in major UK cities. PIPEX Wireless             anticipates the roll-out of its network to begin in London and Manchester             in 2007, and […]

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ROK – Mobile TV – Update

I was excited to see that Bruce of ROK has posted a comment to the article I published here regarding the ROK Mobile TV service offering. I found their service concept extremely exciting and very appealing but was quite worried by the data costs.  Interestingly, since then, T-Mobile have apparently introduced their ‘unlimited’ (within reason) […]

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

Click here to visit the Official Deal or No Deal site at NBC: http://www.nbc.com/DOND 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 | ZDNet.com. 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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