Tag Archives: t-mobile usa
Rating: Coffers nice and full now
The Vodafone Group has just put out a statement on Indian tax case judgment which has gone massively in the operator’s favour. The judgment of the Indian Supreme Court is that Vodafone had no liability to account for withholding tax on its acquisition of interests in Hutchison Essar Limited in 2007. Hutchison Essar is now Vodafone India Limited, of course. If the company has lost the case it could have been liable for as much as £2.8 billion ($4.4 billion). Continue reading
Rating: technology already used by four major US carriers
PwC estimates that spending on digital goods will reach $134 billion in 2014. As the demand for digital and virtual goods grows, consumers expect a fast, easy, and secure method of making purchases across multiple channels. Merchants need to provide an optimal consumer purchase experience anytime, anywhere to drive adoption and improve customer loyalty. To this end, OpenMarket, a leading global mobile transaction hub, has launched OpenMarket Checkout to help merchants selling content through mobile applications, mobile Web or Web readily bill purchases to consumers’ mobile phone accounts. Continue reading
Rating: How T-Mobile has acquired one million unlockers
Discovering that T-Mobile USA has some one million iPhone users on its network even though it doesn’t officially sell Apple’s smartphones (see here) got us thinking. How did so many iPhones get unlocked. Then we received a flier from iPhone Unlockers here which indicated that its unlocking or ‘jailbreaking’ software is available in the UK for £19.99. And this software can be used anywhere in the world (including the USA, obviously) on any iPhone. GoMo News was initially sceptical about this but the site calims it can even jailbreak iPhones running the latest firmware version – 2.0. The list of ‘extra’ facilities it offers is intriguing. Continue reading
In early February this year, we got another bit of bad news from Deutsche Telekom (DT) – owner of the T-Mobile operator brand. The USA arm of T-Mobile has been underperforming to the extent that DT was expected to announce a partial spin-out of the operator. Perhaps suprisingly then, today has seen the revelation that DT is considering a massive investment in 4G in the US through hedge fund Harbinger. Continue reading
Deutsche Telekom (DT) has not been having a great year outside of its home country of Germany. It decided that its English subsidiary, T-Mobile UK, was underperforming so much that it should merged off with another UK operator – a decision that is still going through legal wrangling. And now it has announced that its America operation may be put up for sale to the public through an IPO. Continue reading
The Mobile Marketing Association Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile USA collaborate on seamless mobile marketing services
The MMA has announced that four mobile operators in the US – Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile USA have agreed to incorporate their mobile marketing guidelines within the MMA’s best practices.
What does this mean?
IN short it seems as though mobile marketing services will benefit from a unified approach. Instead of several sets of individual guidelines. [...]
Mobile Communications highlights from Deutsche Telekom financial results directly from the PR and investors release this morning.
Mobile Communications in Europe and the U.S. operating segments re-corded revenue growth of 2.4 percentto EUR 35.6 billion in 2008. This includes net negative exchange rate effects of EUR 1.3 billion. Revenue growth of 7.1 percent in the fourth quarter [...]
Yahoo! oneSearch(TM) Launches as the Mobile Search Service on T-Mobile USA’s New Web2goSM Service
I think this is what I was talking about earlier with the threesome article but now there is another brand involved Web2go
T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. announced that, beginning today, Yahoo! oneSearch(TM) powers mobile Internet searches made through T-Mobile’s new web2goSM [...]
Rating: I am sure I’ve seen this already
by Bena Roberts
Medio has launched a new on device portal and its already live in T-Mobile USA. Its pre-loaded on the Nokia 6263 and Motorola RAZR II phones. More devices are in the pipeline.
What type of ODP?
The Medio ODP is described as a “search and discover” tool. It [...]