Tag Archives: ireland
Vodafone’s operation in Ireland has successfully bid for new 4G spectrum licences at a cost of €160.85 million. Continue reading
Small business owners in Ireland can now benefit from a virtual landline number on their smartphone via a new app, launched today by Blueface in partnership with the 3 network.
The iPhone app is the first of its kind in Ireland and promises ‘big business phone services at small business prices’, by enabling business owners to run a fixed line telephone number from their smartphone and make cost savings as well as the convenience of a landline number for customers. Continue reading
Interesting link in this article about Mazda and Mindshare running an augmented reality (Junaio) campaign in Ireland – http://www.businessandleadership.com/marketing/item/30010-mazda-metro-herald-and/
Two mobile companies that we follow assiduously here on GoMo have just announced a deal – pre-paid mobile network JUST Mobile will be offering Tweakker‘s automatic configuration services to its customers. Continue reading
Yesterday’s Dublin Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave’s regular get-together for Ireland’s digerati and start-up obsessed, was standing-room only. There was a palpable sense in the air that something has changed in the Irish startup scene. Over 500 attendees got together to hear some of the top voices in social, web, mobile and funding innovation. And yet it was the attendees that were far ahead of the invited speakers. Continue reading
Ireland has been having a good mobile day today – first, we reached the Top 10 list for countries scanning barcodes through Scanbuy. Now one of our few indigenous mobile advertising companies, Adforce.ie, has announced an exclusive contract win with the BBC.
US barcode powerhouse Scanbuy has released it’s latest batch of stats concerning mobile barcode scans. Amongst other things it showed incredible growth in scans in the US, driven by shopping over the holiday season. However, it also showed that Ireland has popped into the Top 10 countries scanning barcodes on it’s platform for the very first time. I have an idea about what might have caused that.
In the middle of a worsening financial crisis, Ireland has seen the launch of not one but two new mobile operators this year: eMobile from Eircom, and pre-pay network JUST Mobile. Interestingly, they both have the same core principle: keeping things simple. But there’s a huge different between being simple and being transparent, as GoMo News discusses in our interview with JUST Mobile co-founder Stuart Kelly. Continue reading
The third largest mobile operator in the world has chosen a small Irish company to power it’s mobile internet portal. This isn’t just good news for Dublin-based Cibenix, but also shows a certain amount of forward-looking on the part of Bharti Airtel, India’s biggest operator. Continue reading
Rating: TSSG benefits from Enterprise Ireland’s support
The Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) has announced the launch of what it claims is the world’s first ‘open-access’ IMS network. The network exploits Ireland’s plentiful open spectrum.
Kevin Kennedy, spectrum development manager for ComReg – the Irish telecoms regulator – argued that multiple factors contribute to the [...]
Tesco and mobile operator O2 launched Tesco Mobile in Ireland as a joint-venture in 2007. The two companies put up a total of €11 million between them at the time – and €8.5 million of this has been spent. But accounts lodged at the end of last year showed a deficit of €7.3 million Continue reading
Irish telecoms company Eircom has entered the mobile broadband market. The formerly state-owned network will be launching a branded 3G dongle, as well as providing free access to its 1,000 Wi-Fi spots in Ireland.
Initially the service will only be available in major metropolitan areas in Ireland, but the service should be available to 50% of [...]
OK. Finally after weeks of wanting to burst into tears and pretend I was at the Oscars – I can announce that I have my foot back in the corporate world.
What does that mean?
Well basically, I have been in Mobile Search since 2004. I founded GoMo News in 2007. But have continued to work design, [...]