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Mobile content aggregators: can you help?

I had lunch today with a contact in the TV industry who is working on producing some rather good daily video content. It’s entertainment, movie and games news – and from what I’ve seen of the pilots very professional. It wouldn’t look out of place on a regular TV channel. His plan is to get […]

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3 turfs out new small business mobile broadband deals, plus increases data limits

Taking up the challenge of the credit crunch today is the network ‘3′, by offering two new tariffs aimed at small businesses. These mobile broadband packages also allow for a second user to be added at half-price, in addition to upping the overall data limits Going under the pseudonyms of Broadband 5GB and Broadband 15 […]

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We’re expanding our mobile portfolio. Know anyone who wants to sell?

That’s the email I got in this morning from a very big, international media company. They’re looking to expand their mobile portfolio with joint ventures and acquisitions. “What sort of mobile services?” I asked the chap. “Anything. We’ll take a look at anything mobile and see if we can do business,” came the reply. So. […]

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Techie help needed re Java mobile certificates

SMS Text News reader Daniel emailed me asking for the help of the ultra techie audience here on the site. Do you know much about certificates and Java for mobile? Perhaps you might be able to help. Here’s his enquiry: Please help me with this enquiry. I’ve got a Java mobile application that i’m trying […]

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Telecoms Content Editor required

I was sent this enquiry this morning — I’m looking for a content editor with mobile telco experience. 6 month contract to perm. Only need a couple of years experience of working in a similar role. Would you know anyone? Thanks for your help. If you know anyone who might be interested, ask’em to speak […]

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Symbian blog editing application required

Hi there I’m hunting for someone to create me a blog editing application that will work on the Nokia E61i. I need to be able to edit/add blogs on the go easily. Right now I arse about with the WordPress web interface on the Nokia’s browser and it’s rather annoying. I need to: – 1.) […]

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I need a report written – can you help?

I need someone to write me a report — a comprehensive, in-depth one — about the mobile industry and how it developed in the United Kingdom. I need it as a ‘primer’ for someone who doesn’t know anything about the industry — but wants to have a good understanding of how the whole thing started […]

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Get your app on the mobile roadshow for UK women

Sonus PR have a big opportunity for you if you’ve got a mobile application that appeals to UK females. A while ago I was lamenting what a total arse it is for mobile application developers who make a piece-of-genius service and who can’t easily get it out to consumers. The prospect of hiring a PR […]

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Get your mobile application/service in front of UK females

One of the biggest arses for companies operating in the mobile sector is actually getting normobs — normal mobile users — to read and hear about the vast array of super applications and services available to them. You can of course spunk huge chunks of money on an above-the-line advertising campaign to reach out to […]

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Who supplies pan-european inbound voice telephone numbers?

An SMS Text News reader asked me today if I could recommend a company to provide both freephone and standard inbound numbers for major countries in Europe. The only company I could think of from the top of my head was Windsor Telecom however I think they only specialise in the UK. Any ideas?

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Mobile handset manufacturer/supplier wanted for partnership

Can you help James? Mobile Handset manufacturers / suppliers wanted for strategic partnership I am looking for partners within the mobile handset suppliers area, can anyone suggest companies to look at or open discussions. looking for unique handset designs that are carrier class / grade fit with a fanatical fanbase 19-24 and up to 35 […]

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Help! Do you know someone at Verizon Wireless?

A fellow SMS Text News reader contacted me to ask for a bit of assistance with Verizon. He needs 2 minutes with one of the people who throws the switches to discuss whitelisting his mobile service. He’s tried the obvious route calling Verizon customer services who, of course, like any good mobile operator CS team, […]