Archive | October, 2008
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Mobile Event Madness Part 2 — Open Mobile Summit In SF, Nov. 19-20

Another event in San Francisco in November, this one a two-day affair on the 19th and 20th, called The Open Mobile Summit. As you might have guessed from the name, it’s focused on the growing interest in “open” mobile networks. The organizers have lined up a list of high-ranking speakers from the likes of Nokia, […]

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Event Madness Part 1 — Mobile 2.0 in SF, November 3

I’ve got several events to fill you in on today. The first is Mobile 2.0 in San Francisco on November 3. It’s organized by a number of MH pals, like Dan Appelquist, Rudy De Waele, Mike Rowehl and Peter Vesterbacka, and they’ve put together another great slate of speakers and presentations for the event, to […]

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Verizon Wireless Doing Its Best To Strangle SMS Content

Verizon Wireless has put the word out that it’s going to start charging 3 cents for every mobile-terminated text message that goes across its network starting November 1, on top of the existing fees it already charges. That “poof!” sound you just heard was the SMS content and marketing business in the US vanishing in […]

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Great Mobile Marketing Apps

There’s a myth in the mobile industry that people don’t download applications. And yet, it’s patently not true as there are just too many examples of applications being downloaded in huge numbers. So it’s time we revised this tired truism. Buckley’s Law #31 says: Citizens will download applications, providing it’s very clear what the application […]

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‘Tomato Plus’ Launches in Croatia

One of the most interesting new business models to be announced at the MMA Forum this week was OutThere Media‘s Tomato Plus, launched in conjunction with mobile operator, Vip Croatia. OutThere is run by my pals Alexandra Deutsch and Kerstin Trikalitis and it’s great to see women leading the way in mobile. The core of […]

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