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Episode 10 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Upcoming service features

In episode 10 of the Emporia Telecom video series, we meet the company’s Director of Services & Innovation, Michael Rabenstein. Before we filmed this episode, I was talking to Michael about Emporia’s philosophy of handset services — navigation, for example. Michael explained that although there is certainly a use-case for navigation (e.g. Tom-Tom style sat-nav […]

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Episode 9 of the Emporia Telecom video series: The opportunity for mobile operators

In episode 9 of the Emporia Telecom video series, we’re still with Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. In this video I asked Ian to give us an overview of the opportunity for mobile operators with the audience that Emporia is serving. I strongly recommend watching this one […]

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Episode 2 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Handset Philosophy

Continuing our sponsored video series with Emporia Telecom, I’m pleased to bring you episode 2. In this one, the company’s CEO,¬†Eveline Pupeter-Fellner, discusses the philosophy behind the company’s super-easy-to-use handsets. Here’s the video: Did you miss the first episode? Check it out here: Episode 1, an introduction to Emporia Telecom

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Episode 1 of the Emporia Telecom video series

Long time readers will know that one matter close to my heart is the issue of delivering connectivity for the older generations. Today’s Western society is so heavily based on ubiquitous connectivity on multiple levels. Whereas five years ago, voice and text were the key mediums, we’ve seen a huge explosion most notably in the […]

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Operators

RIM’s carrier-billing hat-trick with Vodafone, Telefonica & T-Mobile

Congratulations to the team at RIM who’ve notched up a perfect hat-trick this morning announcing not one, not two but three carrier-billing partnerships with the global behemoths of Vodafone, Telefonica and T-Mobile (Deutsche Telecom). This is excellent news. It means that shortly, if you’re an App World user, you’ll be able to pay for your […]

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India’s DoT Tightens Noose Around Carriers Over IMEI Issue

After the many terrorist attacks in the country and the apparent use of mobile phones as an important tool for planning and the execution of the attacks, India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) had instructed all the mobile service providers in the country to disconnect service to handsets on their network that do not have the […]

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CTIA: Sybase 365 announces International MMS delivery hub

Sybase 365, the subsidiary of Sybase, Inc, the global leader in mobile messaging services today announced its global multimedia messaging exchange system at CTIA in California, USA. Christened MMX 365, the system is designed to nullify operator and country borders so that globally, subscribers can enjoy seamless delivery of MMSs.¬† Marty Beard, Sybase 365’s President, […]

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Meeting Russia’s Chief Marketing Officer for Mobile TeleSystems

We’re sending Ed Hodges to meet Cynthia Gordon, the Chief Marketing Officer of Mobile TeleSystems — otherwise known as MTS. Next week. London. MTS are the 7th largest mobile operator with 89 million customers across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Ed is our go-to-guy when we want a bit of analysis and perspective in the […]