Archive | November, 2004
Drunk Dial Prevention

Drunk Dial Prevention

Mike at TechDirt writes about a great new service from Virgin in Australia. But like much of what Virgin does, it seems to have more than an eye on PR, than real practical uptake. If you’ve ever drunk-dialed an ex-partner an 2.00 in the morning and tried to re-hash the break up or – worse […]

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Mobile Advent Calender

Mobile Advent Calender

Zed are launching an Advent Calender for mobile phones, which a pretty cool innovation. For £12 ($22.80) you get a different piece of content every day, including ringtones, logos, jokes or trivia every day. You can order the content depending on your mobile – colour and poly tones at one end, to black and white […]

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Cheap Calls Abroad from your Mobile

Cheap Calls Abroad from your Mobile

I spotted an announcement about UKÌs BTÌs Callwise on My Symbian, which seems to be a very soft launch of a very big idea. Why the low key approach I wonder? Callwise allows you to download an application onto your Symbian mobile phone. Then, using your normal address book, call a number abroad from any […]

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Mobile Marketing Poised to Take Off (Again)

Mobile Marketing Poised to Take Off (Again)

There’s an interesting article on Mobile Marketing by David Fuller at Commpiled.com. Despite the problems of the industry, he claims, 2005 is poised to be the year that Mobile Marketing finally takes off. This is backed by Gartner – but don’t forget they want to sell reports and saying it won’t take off, won’t sell […]

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Video on Demand on 3G Launch

Video on Demand on 3G Launch

MX Telecom announced last week that they have launched a neat concept for the UK’s 3G phone networks (Vodafone, 3 and Orange). Users can call a Premium Rate or non-premium short code number and access streaming video at the pre-determined charge, that can be pre-recorded or live. Streaming allegedly gets round DRM issues (I’m sure […]

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