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José Valles: The background to BlueVia

It’s time for the third episode of our BlueVia Introduction series (kindly supported by BlueVia). This time we hear from BlueVia’s top man, José Valles. I was initially planning on doing a 5-6 minute interview with him just to make sure we had his perspective. We spoke together on camera for 20 minutes at Mobile […]

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James Parton introduces BlueVia from Telefonica

In the first of our new video series, we meet James Parton, Head of Marketing for Telefonica’s developer programme, BlueVia. I asked James to introduce BlueVia to us and to highlight it’s key offerings for developers. If you are working in mobile development, you should be intimately aware of what you can do with BlueVia. The […]

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RIM’s carrier-billing hat-trick with Vodafone, Telefonica & T-Mobile

Congratulations to the team at RIM who’ve notched up a perfect hat-trick this morning announcing not one, not two but three carrier-billing partnerships with the global behemoths of Vodafone, Telefonica and T-Mobile (Deutsche Telecom). This is excellent news. It means that shortly, if you’re an App World user, you’ll be able to pay for your […]

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Telefonica’s Bluevia is hiring a Technology Evangelist

Just a quick one to say that if you know anyone who’s hunting for a marketing/evangelist role, check out this one from the chaps at Telefonica’s BlueVia developer platform. Or if you think a warm introduction would work, drop me a note and I’ll connect you.

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James Parton introduces Telefonica’s all new developer platform, BlueVia

There’s been a lot of positive chatter in recent days about Telefonica’s BlueVia service for developers. So I asked James Parton, Telefonica’s Head of Developer Marketing, to give us a quick overview. Telefonica is well known for being serious about working with developers — and I’m pleased to see continual innovations and iterations in their […]

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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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Movistar gets Spain’s Apple iPhone deal

After seeing all its European cousins get the iPhone while no Apple goodies turned up on its doorstep, Spain looks like it will be bought into the Apple fold before too long. According to a number of reports, Telefonica’s Movistar arm will carry the device. Like previous announcements of European iPhone launches, there’s no further […]

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3G Apple iPhone will be subsidised

And the final word on the 3G iPhone? Yes, you can finally rest easy – it’s well and truly on its way, this June 9. Gizmodo, chatting to sources “very, very close” to the iPhone launch, has confirmed what everyone’s been thinking – that Apple boss Steve Jobs will be showing off the device at […]