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- Use it or lose it. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;Oct99, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p57
Argues that Asian telecommunications users' perception of limited choice is due to their lack of knowledge about the different technologies available. Tendency of telecommunication companies to hype the products and services they offer; Reasons behind users' enthusiasm over third-generation...
- Telco complaints report card. // Choice Computer;Sep/Oct2014, p6
The article reports that complaints about the services of telecommunications companies (telco) by mobile phone users with the Australian Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) declined by 9.4% in the period, January-March 2014.
- Operators need a difference to break customers' churn habit. Sandin, Jessica // New Media Age;1/10/2008, p25
The author comments on how British mobile operators have conditioned consumers to expect new mobile telephone units every year, along with a new contract. She states that handset subsidies are costly but operators prefer to have them in order to tie consumers into lengthy contracts. She mentions...
- Hot Hands. Jones, Forrest // Latin Trade (English);Jun2004, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p40
Focuses on the increasing demand for cellular telephones in Latin America as of June 2004. Expected number of handsets to be sold in Argentina in 2004; Status of the market in Brazil; Relevance of cellular telephones to consumers.
- Analyst comment. Lussanet, Michelle De // Marketing (00253650);6/8/2005, p37
The article informs that Great Britain mobile operators suffer customer churn of about 20% a year. However, a research shows that when mobile users were asked whether they plan to switch providers within six months, just 5% said yes, with only 5% planning to change their subscription type. Most...
- Stay in the swing. Bekiaris, Maria // Money (Australia Edition);Dec2009/Jan2010, Issue 119, p108
The article discusses trends in the telecommunications industry in Australia and the ways to minimize cost in the use of cellphones. According to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO), there is an increasing number of complaints about bill shock, a situation where a customer's actual...
- U.K. wireless users most likely to use their cell phone as a music player. // RCR Wireless News;9/18/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p38
The article presents findings of study related to wireless telecommunication. Great Britain is on the cutting edge of mobile music, with 3 percent of British wireless consumers using their mobile telephones as a music player, according to new figures from M:Metrics. The measurement firm found...
- Incomes & expenditures. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Mar2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the plan of mobile telephone companies to target the youth market in Australia for future sales. Price status of mobile telephones in Australia; Reason for not encouraging parents to buy mobile telephones for their children; Benefit of mobile telephones to parents and their children.
- Consumer complaints on rise. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p1
Addresses issues concerning consumer complaints against mobile phone services in the United States. Account on the bill requiring the Federal Communications Commission to set minimum standards for service quality; Details on the bill banning mobile-phone spam; Concern over the impact of the...