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Rumours of Apple Mobile Me MVNO

Engadget has published some shots of a 1 in 50 test phone which apparently shows Apple is considering launching an MVNO via Cingular.  This is the rumour anyway.  Could be exciting! AS LONG AS THEY DON’T LIMIT THE PHONE TO 100 ITUNES SONGS Take a look at the Engadget article: Here … and their previous […]

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Hot Product: Nokia E70

I really enjoy talking to the movers and the shakers in the industry and seeing what’s turning them on.  It’s a great way of keeping your mind open and accepting to change!  So first off the block is a recommendation by Ed Hodges, web 2.0/mobile strategy @ Accenture. He says:  "My coolest gadget has to […]

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Mobile Hotties

I managed to get hold of Ed this afternoon to ask him to nominate a service, piece of hardware, company or person that he reckons is hot in the mobile space at the moment.  I’m going to try and ask more movers and shakers for their recommendations in the coming days and weeks. Meantime, I’m […]

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The Telecoms Landscape

Ed, who’s spearheading web 2.0/mobile strategy for Accenture, has published his own private blog, The Communications Revolution.  He’s definitely thought-leading as I type.  The blogs are flying in on my feedreader.  One post I found particularly interesting relates to The Telecoms Landscape. He writes: I think we won’t see the technology landscape settle down for […]

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Hot Company: buddyPing

As well as tracking SMS, mobile and related news, I wanted to highlight companies, services, products and people that are hot.  Here’s a service I’ve been using and watching for a little while now: buddyPing is a way to find your friends, events, venues and pretty much anything in your local area with your mobile. […]

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Buy a Thinkpad, get Vodafone 3g integrated

Lenovo announced plans to integrate Vodafone’s high speed mobile data connectivity into upcoming models of ThinkPad notebooks. In select ThinkPad T60 and X60 notebooks, customers will be able to enjoy the benefits of high speed mobile data networking without the need to use external datacards. You know, it’s still very cool to be sat in […]

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Things that wind me up about text messaging

Perhaps it’s the Scotsman in me, but I still get really annoyed when people text one digit to me.  For example, I text: "See you in 10 minutes" and the recipient feels somehow compelled to reply with: "y" Twelve and a half pence including VAT on a standard Vodafone service plan (after you’ve used up […]

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Moblog.co.uk’s Valentine Competition

Now and again it’s wicked to connect with the best and the brightest in the industry.  I was doing just that this evening with Alfie Dennen of www.moblog.co.uk.  He was discussing how excited he is to be working with Sony Ericsson — they’re sponsoring the Moblog Valentine Competition.  To enter, you simply have to send […]

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BuddyPing client arrives

I’ve been waiting for this for a while!   Check out location-based-social-networking service Buddyping here: http://www.buddyping.com .. register (it’s quick and simple) and take a look!

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MMS pricing worldwide

Telephony Online has a wicked graph, I think via Informa, showing the average price of MMS and the ratio between MMS/SMS.  Check it out here: http://telephonyonline.com/wireless/metrics/mms_pricing_worldwide_013006/

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Eurotel trounces T-mobile in Czech Mobile Market

Nice one Eurotel.  They signed up another 282,000 customers in the last year — they now have 4.68 million customers in total, putting them back in the number one spot over T-Mobile… so reports the Prague Daily Monitor here: http://www.praguemonitor.com/ctk/?id=20060130E02503

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About 80% of Respondents Would Consider an MVNO

www.cellular-news.com reports a study that concludes that 80% of respondents would consider swapping service to an MVNO away from an incumbent direct supplier.  No resting on laurels please! More: Here