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On This Day in 2006 I was using a Motorola SLVR (badly)

We’ve happened upon a new feature here at Mobile Industry Review. Since we’ve been publishing more or less every day since 2006 we — now and again — have a rather interesting set of articles at the bottom of every post. Under the ‘On This Day’ section, you’ll find posts that we published on this […]

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Blyk reaches 200,000 members in the UK

200,000 members in one year of going live, Blyk has added 100,000 since April this year. Impressive figures, but the figure I would be much interested is how many of those users have topped up their account! Still they are getting good response rates 25 percent of those who receive ads respond to them, costing […]

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On this day…March 7. BEEP BEEP ur visa has xpired.

In 2007… ITV brought premium back with Dancing on Ice, Blyth Valley Housing used SMS to communicate with their tennants, Gizmo launched a free text messaging service, and we learned that you can find out your Visa has expired by text.

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On this Day…March 4. Texting than marrying a stranger.

In 2006… Newcastle Council came into the 21st century and started texting, MMS airline ticketing arrived in Germany, the SMS World Cup was announced, and someone texted a stranger, and ended up marrying them!

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On this day…February 28. Ewan almost buys a “normal” phone.

On this day in 2006… You could MMS your baby’s ultrasound scan to your friends, we found out that lovers in the UK sent 120 Million Valentine’s messages, Google.com was banned by Hutchinson 3g UK just as Sony Ericsson was putting it in their handset menu and Ewan was contemplating buying a normal phone. In […]

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On this day…February 22

In 2007… We found out that Stuff magazine is loving ShoZu, Ewan was testing Jaxtr and has had enough of the T-Mobile UK system, and the HalfGeeks were loving the LG Shine. Want to know more? Check out the links below.

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On this day…February 21

On this day in 2006… The people in Uganda found out it was time to vote by text, mTouche licenses were suspended in Singapore, the you won the lottery scam was resurrected again, this time by text and we discovered 89% of brands planned to market by text. In 2007… Apple said that mobile companies […]

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On this day…February 19

In 2007… We had some problems with Good Mobile on Orange, Phones4U was winding up Ewan’s brother, there was a text scam about winning a million dollars and we learned that Tower Bridge can track your journey across it via Bluetooth. To read more, just check out the links below!

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On this day…February 15

In 2006… We found out text messaging tax proposals were starting to be put forward, there was a 15% increase in Valentine’s Day traffic in Taiwan, three towns in Nigeria got brought into the mobile world by receiving coverage they won in a competition and Blackberry had a firm grip on the mobile PDA world. […]

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On this day…

As some of you may have noticed, at the bottom of each post there are some “On this day…” links reminiscing about what has happened in years past. We here at SMS Text News like a bit of nostalgia, so each day we’re going to post a brief summary of what happened. On this day […]