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- Wireless Industry Moves to Can the Spam. Brandt, Andrew // PC World;Jul2002, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p46
Informs that wireless industry trade groups are starting to show sensitivity to the issue of unwanted advertising sent to cellular telephones. Fear that mobile phone users in the U.S. would cancel the phone service or look for other providers; Desire of the Mobile Marketing Association that its...
- Mobile premium slows data uptake. Mackenzie, Michele // Wireless Asia;Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p30
The article presents a survey on the willingness of mobile phone users to pay mobile content services. The survey, that was conducted by KPMG, shows that 40 percent of the users are reluctant to pay a premium on their current bill to receive multimedia services. Most of the users argued that...
- Service shortcomings. // Consumer Reports;Feb2002, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p14
Discusses cell phone service in the United States. Idea that there are no service standards for wireless service; Low level of consumer satisfaction with cellular service, according to a survey by the Yankee Group; Problems such as incomplete service coverage and costly plans; Details of the...
- Mobile phone SOS support. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p40
The article reports about Code5, a protection service launched by Orbis Monitoring for use in mobile phones. An SOS-programmed key is pressed on the mobile unit and the user is patched to the Orbis 24/7 response centre. The operators will act on their emergency using speed access codes. Code5...
- PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION. // Gay Community News;Mar2005, Issue 183, p6
The article reports about latest phones available in the market. The Treo 650 has a gorgeous 320 by 320 screen, a backlit, cramped-butusable keyboard, and zippy 312-MHz processor. The Treo's phone capabilities are superior to usual PDA/phone. The quad-band GSM radio works all around the world....
- MSN on 3. // APC (Bauer Media Group);Jul2006, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p120
The article presents information about the MSN Messenger service on mobile phones. As the Internet services, gaming, music-playing and camera functionality have become the commonplace on all sorts of phones, users can now enjoy communicating with MSN service for just $5 for thirty days in 3G...
- TeliaSonera's MMS to be standardized in 4 countries. // RCR Wireless News;6/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p15
States that TeliaSonera will standardize its multimedia messaging system across four Nordic countries using equipment from Nokia Corp.
- Industry Transition Leads To 'Mini-Bubble' Warning. Lowenstein, Mark // Wireless Week;7/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 15, p37
Forecasts the status of the wireless communication industry in the U.S. for the second half of 2004. Developments in multimedia services of cellular telephones; Spectrum allocation for Nextel Communications; Impact of industry transition on the wireless market.
- Brainstorm solution eases MMS ads across networks. // New Media Age;12/4/2003, p12
Reports on the service offered by Brainstorm that enable advertising agencies to run cross-network multimedia system advertising campaigns. Advantages of the service; Process of downloading the messages.