Archive | August, 2008

BT to Allow Local Authorities to “Adopt” a Payphone

BT to Allow Local Authorities to “Adopt” a Payphone: The UK’s dominant land-line operator, BT is to allow local authorities to “adopt” a payphone box in situations where the company would normally want to remove it due to lack of use. The iconic red payphone boxes have fallen out of favour thanks to the growth […]

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Tomi Ahonen’s ‘Mobile as 7th of the Mass Media’

Our good friend Tomi Ahonen, blogger, speaker, consultant and highly prolific author has just announced his new book ‘Mobile as 7th of the Mass Media’, which you can order from Futuretext, Ajit Jaokar’s publishing vehicle. I haven’t read it yet (it’s still being printed) but if it’s up to the standards of his previous one, […]

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Mobile Media Investor Conference

The Strategy Institute has just released details of the Mobile Media Investor Conference, taking place on 9th and 10th December 2008 in San Francisco. It has a great line up of people from the media, marketing and venture worlds, including quite a few people I know, as it happens. Helen Keegan will also be pleased […]

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Bluetooth and the MMA

I was lucky enough to be elected Global Chairman of the MMA a few months back, on top of my role as Chairman of EMEA. This is an unpaid and part time role, in case you wondered, and has to be squeezed into my day job, blogging, my involvement in Mobile Monday and any kind […]

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Would You Ever Willingly Ignore Insight Into Half Your Customers?

Our good friend Helen Keegan, as you may have guessed, is a woman. She also works in the mobile industry — and is an authority on mobile marketing, and a frequent speaker at industry events. But she wants to know why there aren’t more women up there with her, and singles out three upcoming events […]

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