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Have you got your MAXroam SIM yet?

I was chatting yesterday with Dan from Green news site, Greenbang.com about bill shock. He was recently over in San Francisco for a few days and we caught up. Once or twice I had to call him to arrange where meet and so on. I was calling him on my USA mobile. Since he was […]

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MAXroam Wants To Reward Your High Roaming Bill

MAXroam (SMStextnews sponsor) has announced their ‘Roaming Mad’ story competition, which rewards consumers for sharing their horror stories of high roaming rates. The MAXroam SIM, recently launched by Cubic Telecom, is a borderless SIM card offering significantly lower roaming rates. The MAXroam SIM also eliminates the hassle of getting a local SIM and trying to […]

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MAXroam, the world’s first borderless SIM launches

MAXroam (SMS Text News sponsor) has hit the marketplace in the United Kingdom. You can (shortly) go into any Maplin shop (electronic goods retailer) and pick up your MAXroam SIM! I really, really love the concept of a borderless SIM. If you travel often and you don’t want the hassle of arsing around with local […]

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HDFC Bank texting Indian customers with updates at 4am in the morning

Link: Customers lose sleep over SMS alerts-Chandigarh-Cities-The Times of India SMS beeps at unearthly hours are known to give rise to suspicions of infidelity, causing rifts in relationships, but a private bank that has been sending transaction alerts to its users seems oblivious to it. It’s not just couples who have been complaining, but the […]

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MAXroam sign deal with CelTek toward tel & data roaming

SMS Text News sponsor, MAXroam has signed a strategic alliance deal with Global Romaing Inc. (www.celtrek.com). The deal combines the marketing reach and technical know-how of both companies into a single partnership. It’ll enable both companies to offer offer extended geographic coverage and data roaming on their existing products. This is a substantial step forward […]

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New Sponsor: MaxRoam

Joining messaging giant Clickatell as a sponsor of SMS Text News are MaxRoam, the Travel Global, Pay Local roaming SIM card service. I very much appreciate their support — particularly as I’m on my way to Israel tomorrow — and now that I’ve got my MaxRoam SIM, I won’t be bothering purchasing a local SIM […]

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Clickatell’s new hires; gains SAS 70 status; 680+ networks

SMS Text News sponsor, Clickatell, has added some more hot shot chaps to the team. They are Chuck Drake (who joins as Executive VP of Marketing) and Bill Wolfe (who joins as Executive VP of Research & Development). Chuck joins from MarkMonitor and Corillian where he led both companies to achieve market leadership status in […]

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Thank you Clickatell

Just a wee note to thank everyone at Clickatell for their support. They’ve been super valued SMS Text News sponsors for quite some time. Now and again I like to write a thank you message to them. As a quick overview — Clickatell provide simple, reliable and high-speed messaging services. Their “any message, anywhere” solutions […]

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Sonus PR sponsors SMS Text News Unlimited Drinks

This Thursday, it’s the SMS Text News Unlimited Drinks evening (there is a fair use policy — that is, once my money runs out, you have to buy your own beer, soft drinks, wine or food). A special, special thank you to Sonus PR who generously agreed to sponsor the evening. Patrick Smith and team […]

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Clickatell launches breaking news text alerts for CNN

This is rather hot news from SMS Text News sponsor, Clickatell: International broadcast news network CNN has chosen leading mobile messaging provider Clickatell to power the promotional version of its “Breaking News Alert” SMS service to mobile phone users around the world. The promotional service is set to go live in June. That’s most certainly […]

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Clickatell launches hassle-free variable cost SMS

Global messaging company (and site sponsor) Clickatell have today announced the launch of a mobile terminated (MT) premium rate SMS service in South Africa. Currently offered by Vodacom and MTN in South Africa, mobile terminated services are used for subscription-based content. Because the networks offer these services in different ways, Clickatell provides an easy-to-use open […]

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Clickatell help you to help yourself

Clickatell have partnered with Dutch self help service provider Growerz.com to create an interactive, mobile-powered self development programme that can give you a nudge via email and SMS when your willpower wanes. Even better, the messaging technology keeps members in touch with each other to stay motivated, making Growerz a pioneer in this new world of […]