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Do you know anywhere that I can get a bluetooth transmitter?

I had the above enquiry in from an SMS Text News reader who’s on the hunt for one of those transmitters that can broadcast content – pictures, videos and so on, to phones in an area. I see them around all the time used with various marketing efforts. Any ideas where I can point the […]

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Pat Phelan: Want to earn $135,000 a year at Roam4free?

If you’re hunting for a job and you’re a wickedly good business developer, you should talk to Pat. Link: Want to earn $135,000 a year? come work for us at Roam4free Having recently completed our first round of funding we are now looking for our first senior hire. The below advert will be in Ireland’s […]

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Tom Gordon’s for hire

I just got word from Tom Gordon, mobile and games expert developer. If you’re on the hunt for a bit of expertise for a project, take this opportunity to talk with Tom as he won’t be free for long! He’s just finished doing some wicked stuff with pitch.tv. He does a whole load of PHP/Web-based […]

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Data roaming in France — any suggestions?

SMS Text News reader Geoff (that’s not his real name, we’re doing anonymous, but it’s nice to use a name isn’t it?) emailed me this morning to ask about data roaming in France: This may be an odd question coming from me but I guess you are the man to ask. I am going to […]

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Help: How to deliver photos to mobile?

Got this enquiry in from colleague Dan. He’s running a photography service and wants to know how best to send photos to phones for customers. Here’s his message: Can you point me at information on how to deliver photos from a website to mobile phones? I have a new photography website, which is very basic […]

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Looking for outsourced text operators?

I had a note from Afreen to let me know about their company, textchatoperator.com. If you’re hunting for such services, they might be worth a look: I own a company that offers text chat services in India. There are many UK and US clients that Outsource text chat operation services to our company in order […]

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West End Show — opportunity for Mobile Operator/Mobile Handset company

Got this in the other week: A ‘dream team’ of producers and promoters have collaborated to create a show to open in the west end of London that will feature technology as a key component. This Urban Acrobatic Dance Troupe has wowed audiences worldwide and this new concept shall incorporate the right partner in every […]

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Storage for 2.8 million Nokia N95s ;-)

I’m working with a company at the moment in the North East of England in a town called Hartlepool. The company does fulfilment, customer contact (they’ve got a wickedly good team of call centre agents) and warehousing. They’ve got an 35,000 square feet of secure warehouse space which, my back-of-the-fag-packet calculations tells me, is enough […]

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Mojungle, not being ebayed — interested parties line up pronto!

Got this in from Ophir, CEO of Mojungle a few minutes ago: I saw your post today regarding Mojungle and wanted to update you on where we stand (I intended to do so in any case). As far as the eBay listing goes it turns out that we’ve received so much interest from such a […]

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Worldwide premium rate shortcode service required

A colleague of mine asked me today if I could recommend a company that provides premium rate shortcode services worldwide, especially with a focus in Africa, Asia and particularly China. WPR were the first who came to mind. I also suggested mblox.com

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Hunting for premium SMS in Ireland

I was chatting with Alex Kinch of SendMyTxt earlier. He’s working on a rather neat way of being able to deliver service to Ireland — supporting Vodafone, o2 and Meteor — but, at a lower cost and higher revenue margin. So, if you’re on the hunt for Irish connectivity, do give him a call.

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Business Opportunity: Anyone want to do Textmarks.com in the UK?

Got this in from an SMS Text News reader in London, UK: Just been reading through your blog (like I do every day) and saw your post about Textmarks.com. I already have a platform running that supports arbitrary keywords (on arbitrary shortcodes!) which, although currently needing admin access, only involves entering a form field which […]