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Thanks to the team at BBC Lincolnshire Radio!

Thanks to the team at BBC Lincolnshire. The invited me on the Rod Whiting Breakfast show this morning to talk about the SMS spam. They were reporting that complaints from text spam have risen dramatically in the last few months and asked me to comment. I pointed out the following: – Text messages cost money […]

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What is classed as inactivity on a pay as you go (UK)?

I have a question for you the readers!  Does anyone know what each of the networks class as valid activity to keep a sim active? My Student Radio Station, recently had there Vodafone number cut off due to not topping up, and I want to ensure this does not happen again. Do any of the […]

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‘You MUST try this now’: Puska Radio

Just got this message in from a rather impressed MIR reader: – – – – – You MUST try this NOW. This is the coolest thing I’ve seen in ages. http://puskaradio.com. Install on an N95 or E71. Share your location with others via sms. The website can auto refresh and the map zooms. – – […]

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Nokia Comes With Music: Targeting University Students

It is always interesting to see how companies try and promote their services and engage with their target market. First up is Nokia’s Comes With Music, previously we have had a lot of coverage here on MIR however this post is written in the position as head of sales and promotions at my student radio […]

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SMS Shortcode needed for Student Radio Station

I need some help from you the lovely readers! You may or may not be aware that I am part of my university’s student station Shock Radio and we are looking for a short or long code. We would would then need the SMS to be delivered to an email address. We are a non […]

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Channel 4 goes for mobiles with DAB plug-in

Channel 4 is hoping mobile users can be persuaded to take up listening to DAB radio with the help of a new plug-in device, The Times reports, after the technology has struggled with take up. According to the paper, Channel 4 is in discussions with electronics manufacturers to create a branded radio receiver that can […]