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Study suggests UK Phone Users send 217 million texts per day

I just came across this article on The Daily Telegraph, which says that as per a study conducted among UK’s mobile phone users, the amount of total text messages exchanged every single day counts up to roughly 217 million. Yes, that’s right, 217 MILLION texts in a DAY. The one you just sent a while […]

Company Profile – ScreenReach

I recently did a little teaser about ScreenReach, which generated a few comments. Well here’s a fuller profile following my conversation with Paul Rawlings, the CEO. The Company ScreenReach talks about itself as a ‘Screen 2.0’ company, which means that it offers an interactive display system that can deliver personalised content to screens – both […]

The Poor Traits of Social Acceptance

I have this really bad habit of taking pictures of myself with my phone. I’m not sure why, but I find uses for them all over the internet. You never know when you’ll need a good self picture. I also have a big weakness for hats. I *love* hats. So I was in Target (yes, […]

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3UK’s Mobile Internet Seminar – presentations

Remember I went to that mobile internet seminar last week (write up here)? Well I have just got hold of the presentations. So for anyone who’s interested… Skype Yahoo! Go Jaiku, baby And another, bigger Jaiku one from Jyri because I found it on Slideshare. I love his presentation’s style.

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Local council reduces communication costs with text

Link: Case study: Reduced mobile comms costs at St Edmundsbury Borough Council :: PublicTechnology.net :: e-Government & public sector IT news + job vacancies: Found this article whilst trawling around the web. It’s quite lengthy, and does concentrate a lot on voice communications – however near the end of the article there’s a couple of […]

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Is Premium SMS dead? (part 1)

It’s been a rough old ride for the world of premium SMS of late. What with the numerous scandals involving TV channels, Vodafone having a couple of overcharging problems, ICSTIS adjudications and fines on the increase and public trust in the industry at an all time low, I’m wondering whether this is the end of […]

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Case Study: A look at Esendex

Continuing the SMS Text News send-us-a-case-study campaign, today I am pleased to feature UK located company, Esendex. Here’s co-founder, Adam Bird with an overview: – – – – – – Esendex has always been about business sms services. We deliver SMS services as a utility that businesses use alongside telephone, fax and email to enable […]

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Text helps push up bra sales

I’m seeing more and more commercials on TV lately that encourage me to text a number to receive more info. For instance, I can request information on a new car, joining the army, and now get the latest on a range of lingerie – courtesy of TXT4 and bra manufacturer Bravissimo. Here’s something interesting though. The TV […]

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South Africans get insured by text

Link: webitpr | Get Instant Cover Before Travelling Congratulations to Clickatell (sponsors of this site), who’ve hooked up with insurance giant Metropolitan Life to pull off a world first – offering insurance by mobile phone in South Africa. Here’s the deal. Insurance, as we all know, is usually a hassle. You’ve got to fill out a ream of […]

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GMTV quiz fiasco overshadows benefits of text interaction with traditional media

I got this opinion piece release in from Elena at Incentivated. It’s actually rather refreshing to read the perspective — albeit in press release form — of one of the country’s mobile marketing agencies. I think this sort of public commentary is to be encouraged. Have a read: – – – – – – As […]

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iTAGG — overview & case studies by co-founder Steve Procter

This is excellent — here’s an overview and some case studies about iTAGG, penned by Co-Founder, Steve Procter. – – – – – – Steve writes: “Delightfully vocal” hey!! 😉  I like that one…I think!!  As always though Ewan, a fantastic blog, frankly the only mobile industry one I read. iTAGG is now one of […]

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TxtLocal.com — overview & case study by founder, Alastair

The first case study is in! Here’s a wicked overview of TxtLocal by founder Alastair Shortland. – – – – – – Alastair writes: You are certainly correct… there is little time at the moment to write press releases! 🙁 I run http://www.Txtlocal.com – (Txtlocal Ltd). A website offering a very simple yet highly powerful […]