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BlykWatch: Swap to £15 credit winds up some users

Those of you who are regular readers of the site will know that I covered a series on the site known as BlykWatch, which was where I posted regularly about UK ad funded MVNO Blyk. In September Ewan and I took the decision to retire the series as we felt nothing much was happening with […]

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Blyk to launch a content portal

As resident BlykWatcher here at Mobile Industry Review, I felt it important to bring you the following update; from newmediaage Ad-funded MVNO Blyk is rolling out a portal in January to direct its 16-24-year-old audience to relevant content. The mobile operator, which offers free SMS and voice calls, will launch the On Blyk portal with […]

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BlykWatch: Retired, no news, we move on

Last week we posted the last in our fortnightly series, BlykWatch, by Ricky Chotai. Thank you Ricky! It started off promisingly — and it really did give us a brilliant insight into how the service was working. Now, though… apart from complaining about the lack of data or the odd weird advert — or having […]

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Blykwatch – Omnibus

Ricky catches us up on a couple week’s worth of Blyk — Firstly this week’s edition covers the last two weeks of my Blyk usage. Last time I blogged about Blyk I was not impressed, thing were starting to bore me. Well it seems the chaps at Blyk have decided to pull their socks up, […]

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Blykwatch – Boring, some excitement please!

Firstly I would like to correct my last Blykwatch post. I mentioned that Blyk did not provide PAC codes, I have now found out they do so apologies for my error there. I returned back to the UK on the 25th of July and after recovering from my jet lag I looked at my Blyk […]

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Blykwatch – On Holiday

Ewan has been swanning off round the Maldives and Whatley has been playing with his mobile things in the mud at Glastonbury. It’s time for me to take my holiday , however unlike my two colleagues I will not be taking any mobile wizardry with me except my holiday phone (SE W610i) and my T-Mobile […]

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BlykWatch – Special Edition

— So who had 7 days before Blyk screwed up for me again?! The dreaded communication’s error is back again! This time everything I have tried (Sim reset, Phone reset and even putting the sim in another phone) and I still get this stupid error! If you want to know more about it read about […]

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Blykwatch – No Problems for a Change

— Yes!! I can honestly say that after about 5 weeks of problems, they all seem to be fixed! Touch Wood! I will be looking at the adverts I received over the past week later on, however first a few items I picked up from the Blyk Blogs. The first is that Blyk has announced […]

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BlykWatch – Servers down

Once again Ricky fills us in with the comings and goings of Blyk — Blyk SMS Servers are currently down! Let’s look at the issue of multiple messages, I can now tell you that this issue seems to be resolved for the time being. Over the last month I and the other member’s have had […]

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Blykwatch – 29 days and counting…

For the regular readers of this column you will know the format is generally I discuss anything I want to and then move on to explain and describe my interactions with the adverts BLYK send me. However this week I will not be able to cover the adverts for the last 14 days, this is […]

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BlykWatch is moving to weekly coverage

Our BlykWatch column by Ricky Chotai is coming shortly. He’s got so much stuff moving with Blyk at the moment that, short term, we’re swapping to publishing weekly. The biggest issue is the multiple texts problem — texts are being duplicated multiple times — and it’s driving him and the other users nuts. I did […]

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Fancy an unlimited orgy of fun?

Not what you think. Ricky, our BlykWatch correspondent, came across this rather smart o2 viral challenge for students. 40 multiple choice questions that you have to answer as soon as possible. Get as many points as you can for your Uni and win a bucketload of iTunes and National Express vouchers. Here’s the a pic […]