3 F**ks Up

Reading Time: 1 minute Troubled mobile phone company 3UK balls’d up my phone connection. July 4th – US independence day and the day when I give notice to 3 to terminate my contract. – Unfortunately I can only give my notice Monday – Friday as the department that deals with number portability is away – July 5, after waiting […]

Don’t Call Us We’ll Call You

Reading Time: 1 minute New regulations come into effect on the 25th June 2004 in the UK that will allow businesses to opt out of receiving unsolicited sales calls by registering with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). – Registration takes 28 days to take effect. From the 25th June it will be an offence to make an unsolicited cold […]

Seidenberg’s Folly?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Who is Ivan Seidenberg? Ivan Seidenberg is head of Verizon, a U.S. telecoms company based in New Jersey, they jointly own one of the U.S.’s largest mobile phone operators with Vodafone and are provide landlines to Americans living on the eastern seaboard. They are a direct descendant of the Bell Telephone Co. a former telecoms […]

I haven’t got a clue (and neither has Sony)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sony announced yesterday that it was pulling out of the PDA marketplace by stopping making the Clie range. There has been much analysis already of this on all the usual suspect sites online. The good news is that they are managing the process in such a way that existing customers won’t get shafted. They deserve […]

Big Brother Live on Mobiles

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK version of the ‘reality’ TV show Big Brother is being streamed live on to mobile phones. The video is played using a downloadable Java application. The video is available for Symbian mobile phones with a GPRS connection. Endemol were looking to expand broadcasting OTT. It involved a massive amount of video compression too […]