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Did you see me on BBC Breakfast talking mobile roaming at the weekend?

Did you see me on the BBC Breakfast News at the weekend, suited-and-booted? There was some discussion in the MacLeod household over the appropriate clothing to wear. Open shirt? Jacket-n-shirt? Nope. Mothers and mother-in-laws were almost consulted before I took the pinstripe decision. You can’t go wrong with a pinstripe. And, as my wife pointed […]

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Ben interviewing Palm Pre’s product manager

We will be bringing you some super Palm Pre coverage shortly.

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We interview Nokia’s Niklas Savander

Yesterday evening we sat down with Nokia’s Niklas Savander to have a chat — not your usual ‘how’s your EBITDA’ style conversation. Instead we asked him what his first and current handsets were. We asked what his favourite movie was. We asked him what was next with Nokia services, what his children thought of Nokia […]

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Vote for the companies you’d like us to interview at MWC

We’re offering you something a bit different here for Mobile World Congress. As you may know, around this time, our inboxes start filling up with hundreds of pitches and event/interview invitations from public relations and marketing people eager to in front of you. Usually these pitches are lost on you, dear reader. Because they never […]

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MIR Show – Week 47 – The INQ interview – Part One

I sat down with the INQ chaps just after they launched their first handset, the INQ1, to ask them all about the company. This is part one of their interview featuring Jeff Taylor (who heads up marketing) and Ken Johnstone (who is the product genius). In the interview I asked nearly all of the questions […]

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INQ interview tomorrow – have you got any questions for them?

I’m meeting two of the INQ Co-Founders tomorrow in Battersea. Apart from the fact that I’ll probably get a nosebleed having to go south of the River Thames, I am looking forward to it. I’m meeting with Jeff Taylor who runs Marketing and Kevin Johnstone who is the product and UI genius. I’ll be filming […]

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Geraldine Wilson, CEO of Truphone – interview today

We’re interviewing Geraldine Wilson, the newly appointed Chief Executive of Truphone, this afternoon. Our fearless former Accenture Demon, Ed Hodges (of Howler Tech), is readying a list of questions to put to her on camera, later today. If you’d like to ask her a question, either email it to me directly — ewan@mobileindustryreview.com or post […]

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Get on the MIR Show – product and pitch interview opportunities

This Friday we’re going to be at One Alfred Place shooting the upcoming Mobile Industry Review show. And we’re looking for some guests to feature. If you’d like to show off a product or pitch your mobile service to the MIR Show audience this Friday afternoon (or other Fridays), please get in touch. I’m best […]

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Preview of interview with Simon Ainslie, Head of Nokia UK

After the post I published last night about Simon, we’ve had a lot of mails from readers wanting to see how he performed. Instead of having to wait ’til Monday, here’s a quick 2.5 minutes with the man himself from last night. We’ll publish the full interview on Monday.