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Next Generation Billing 2008 conference

If you’re interested in billing then you might want to attend Next Generation Billing 2008 in Budapest. I’ll be taking part in a discussion on developing a customer-centric approach to billing. Next Generation Billing 2008 24 – 26 November 2008, Corinthia Grand Royal Hotel, Budapest You can find out more details here.

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – My favourite Twitter tools

Last week I wrote about Twitter, why I’m a fan and how I use it. This week I’m going to look at some of the applications I use to improve the Twitter experience and make it easier to use. The Twitter API has generated a vast number of Twitter related applications and these are just […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Twitter and why it’s relevant to me

Twitter cropped up in the news recently here in the UK with the announcement that it could no longer justify the cost of delivering Twitter messages by SMS outside the US, Canada & India. Whilst this was a useful feature, the announcement was hardly surprising given that it was costing Twitter up to $1,000 per […]

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Rebtel & O2 Germany

In my post last Thursday I commented on Rebtel’s dispute with O2 Germany over access to Rebtel numbers. Rebtel has just announced that O2 is no longer blocking these numbers. There’s no detail in the annoucement as to how this was resolved but it would seem that common sense prevailed. This is great news for […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Championing consumer choice and value

O2 Germany’s recent move to block Rebtel’s access numbers looks like yet another attempt by the big operators to preserve ‘their world’ at the expense of competition and customer choice. Other recent examples include Truphone’s interconnect issues, disabled VoIP clients on operator branded Nokia handsets and specific 07 number ranges excluded from call bundles. It […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Mobile user feedback

Recently I asked readers for their comments on what they think about the mobile service they receive and what they’d like to change. I received some interesting feedback and would like to thank everyone who responded. There’s no doubt that mobiles have changed peoples’ lives and we all take increased contactability as a fact of […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Devicescape on your mobile

I’ve been using Devicescape for a while now on my Nokia E51 and it dramatically improves the WiFi user experience. So what is Devicescape? It’s a free application that runs on your mobile device and automatically logs you in to WiFi networks without the need to enter ID and security credentials each time. This includes […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – What’s on your mind?

Over the past few months I’ve written about areas and issues that intrigue and sometimes irritate me. This week I’m going to ask you some questions. What is it that you like about the mobile industry and what do you hate? I’ve written about what mobiles mean to me and to Normobs but what do […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Reducing call costs on your mobile

I’m on holiday this week so even more dependent on my mobile than usual! Here are some neat tricks for saving money on calls that invariably cost extra … If you’re on a mobile contract the chances are you will have a bundle of minutes that covers calls to landline (01 & 02) numbers plus […]