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GoSpoken launch deal with 3

Andy McNab, the SAS expert and wicked action author has done a deal with 3 to launch audio books on mobile. To be precise, Andy’s company, GoSpoken (we’ve talked about them before here on MIR) have done the deal. Trust 3 to be right there on the innovation curve. Each audio book costs around 5 […]

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Telefonica’s €350m telecoms deal with Deutsche Post

I imagine that Deutsche Post’s CIO (or similar) sat back a little while ago and thought words to the effect of, “This really is a hassle. 84 different suppliers to manage my telecoms infrastructure. There’s gotta be a better way!” And, well, it seems there is. Telefonica — otherwise known to you and I as […]

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NokiaWorldWatch: breaking news …. Nokia ceo just announced symbian nokia deal will close today

Nokia just announced this minute it’s completed the acquisition of Symbian Limited, which was first made public on June 24th. They’ve said ‘all the conditions to Nokia’s offer to acquire Symbian Limited have been satisfied, with a received valid acceptance of greater than 99.9% of the total Symbian shares’. Posted by email from MIR Live […]

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Trutap staff on notice; Deal of the century to be had!

Trutap, the mobile messaging community service, has put all 30 of their London Kings Cross team on notice. The company has had to make severe cut backs to reduce it’s monthly burn in order to keep it’s service live. This is confirmed by a high level Trutap executive I know well. And it’s a bit […]

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O2’s deal with LiveNation/AMG shows they’re serious about live music

“It’s all very well for folk in London”, I thought, as I walked through the O2 Dome the other day, “But if you’re sat in Hartlepool, there’s not much value to be got from being an O2 customer.” The multi-year sponsorship of the Millenium Dome is rather nifty. Renamed ‘the O2’, you can get priority […]

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What’s the best deal in the UK for £30 a month?

A friend of my wife’s has emailed. She’s just finished 18 months of contractual service with Orange and the company that sold her the deal has phoned her up again, wanting to flog another contract. They’re offering her 600 minutes (I imagine cross-network) along with unlimited text messaging for £30 a month. And, I suspect, […]

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Vodafone announce Pre-Pay Deal!

Vodafone have announced their first pre-pay deal in over two years. Luckily for us pre-pay consumers out there, it sounds like a bloody good offer too. For just ten pounds per month, users will be entitled to unlimited free evening and weekend texts. Obviously this will be in-accordance to a Fair Use Policy of some […]

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Devices

The man from Samsung says yes to Nokia’s Symbian deal

Well we’re set for an interesting few years aren’t we?� Apple have their toys, Google have theirs and now Nokia has got their own Symbian sandpit to play with as reported by CNBC: Nokia said on Tuesday Samsung Electronics had accepted Nokia’s offer to buy out its stake in software firm Symbian, and Nokia now […]

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Nokia inks megadeal in China

Nokia has pulled off another seriously large deal in China. The company announced late last week that it had signed an agreement with China Postel to sell $2 billion-worth of devices during 2008. The two will also get closer by strengthening strategic ties, especially with regard to channel development, resource investment, and marketing management. The […]