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Rating: You need a Symbian ^3 phone, like the X7, to benefit though
Now that Vodafone has partnered with Google’s Android Market (see our previous story here), it seems that 3UK has followed suit. But not with Google – it’s gone with Nokia and the Ovi apps store. However, it seems that only those with the very latest Symbian ^3 handsets such as the Nokia C7, Nokia E7 and Nokia N8 will be able to access the special ‘Three Likes’ page. Plus the Nokia X7, of course, because that particular handset is available now exclusively in the UK through 3. The handset features a built-in app that integrates fully with a new version of the Ovi Store that appeared this week [July 2011]. The move shows that Nokia’s Ovi store is far from dead as its rivals like to paint it. Continue reading
Mobile owners in India suffer from a standards problem: specifically network standards. There are GSM and CDMA operators across the country, and for the most part they don’t cover the same areas. As such, phones that take two (or more) SIM cards are essential for someone who wants coverage across the entire country. There are only two companies that deal in both standards in India – and one of them is moving towards control from Japanese telecoms giant NTT DoCoMo.
Vodafone has today decided to fix a problem that it created, when it issued a disastrous “update” to the Android OS for customers using the HTCs Desire and Legend. GoMo News has been following the story closely – and now we present the potted history. Continue reading
Last week, GoMo News reported on the botched job Vodafone UK has made of rolling out the updated Android 2.2 OS to owners of the HTC Desire and HTC Legend. It seems that Vodafone Nederlands has been kept up-to-date on what has been going on, as its “360 upgrade” has been delayed. Continue reading
There is a quiet war going on over at the Vodafone customer forums at the moment. A lot of very angry customers are making themselves heard – because within the last week, many of them claim their Androids were irreparably damaged by Vodafone itself. Now it seems that many of these customers are seeking legal advice from their solicitors, and even from Ofcom, because it is possible that Vodafone has acted in breach of its own Terms and Conditions. Continue reading
Mobile operator 3 Italia has launched its very own mobile television service. The subscription service is called ‘TV: OnDemand‘, and will allow 3 Italia customers to view entire episodes of selected TV show. Continue reading
CTIA – The Wireless Association, is one of the largest organisations representing the wireless telecoms industry in America. Its operator members cover over 90% of the America population, and it is a powerful lobby to the American government for the telecoms industry. Today it has release an updated version of its “Consumer Code for Wireless Service“, which ensures that consumers get the best service from their carriers. Continue reading
According to a YouGov study, mobile subscribers would love it if their operators provided better Wi-Fi services. The study reveals that smartphone owners in the UK make heavy use of Wi-Fi, and would respond very well to improved services from their operator. Continue reading
Global operator Telefonica has announced that it is rolling out its very own VoIP call service. Called ‘O2 Global Friends‘ it will roll out from O2 Germany, Telefonica’s German subsidiary, and will provide much cheaper international calls for subscribers. Considering how vehement the opposition to VoIP was in Germany last year, GoMo News looks back at how we got here.
Last year, mobile barcoder Scanbuy announced it was developing a service with three mobile operators in Spain – Movistar, Vodafone and Orange. Today, that service has finally seen release. Called BIDI, it will allow subscribers from any of the three operators to access the same codes. And, as all three operators are now pre-loading the ScanLife barcode scanner onto mobile phones, the company is claiming this is the largest 2d barcode deployment in the entire Western world. Continue reading
Jinny is an Irish-based software company that sells services to mobile operators. It mostly works in the areas of messaging and mobile media, but today sees the launch of a service called Call Router that offers some interesting new features to both operators and subscribers. Of most interest is a set of subscriber services that allows you a huge amount of control over calls from “undesired” numbers. Continue reading
3GVision is one of the bigger providers of mobile barcodes around the world – and it has announced an interesting new way to get people to download its reader application in Thailand. It’s Thai operator partner, TrueMove, is giving free top ups to anyone who does! Continue reading
An Australian University is testing new technology that can let you make mobile calls even when there’s no network available. Flinders University in Adelaide is using WiFi technology to allow multiple mobiles to create their own, small network. Continue reading
Mobile operator 3 UK is on a crusade against lies in advertising from networks in the UK. One week after its complaint against the way Orange advertises its coverage was upheld, the head of 3 in the UK has said that talking about unlimited tariffs was “one of the dumbest [he's] done”. 3 Mobile UK CEO Kevin Russell made the comment in an interview with BBC News. Continue reading